Average Bench: 43.3% (443rd of 1015)

Based on 14,885 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG HD502IJ

Below average average bench

The Samsung HD502IJ 500GB averaged 56.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.93MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.22MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung HD502IJ 500GB is 30.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Samsung HD502IJ 500GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 50.8MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 66.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 14,885 samples)
Min Avg Max
47.8 Read 76.8 109
31.1 Write 66.7 101
36.7 Mixed 50.8 61.1
43.2 SusWrite 73.7 104
49.4% 67 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.47 4K Read 0.67 0.7
1.5 4K Write 2.22 2.8
0.6 4K Mixed 0.93 1.1
172% 1.27 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
393GB free
Firmware: 1AA01113
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 89 88 89 89 89 MB/s
Read 87.7
Write 42
Mixed 57.5
SusWrite 89
51% 69.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
172% 1.3 MB/s
358GB free
Firmware: 1112
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 81 78 80 82 89 MB/s
Read 83.5
Write 63.5
Mixed 58.7
SusWrite 82.9
53% 72.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1
192% 1.5 MB/s
161GB free
Firmware: 1AA01113
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 78 79 78 79 78 MB/s
Read 84.8
Write 91.5
Mixed 57.5
SusWrite 78.2
57% 78 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
189% 1.4 MB/s
51GB free
Firmware: 1AA01117
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 81 78 80 78 73 MB/s
Read 71
Write 82.7
Mixed 51.7
SusWrite 78.7
52% 71 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
187% 1.4 MB/s
383GB free
Firmware: 1AA01118
SusWrite @10s intervals: 64 64 64 64 64 64 MB/s
Read 82.9
Write 87.9
Mixed 55.3
SusWrite 63.8
53% 72.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
183% 1.33 MB/s
65GB free
Firmware: 1AA01112
SusWrite @10s intervals: 65 60 60 60 60 60 MB/s
Read 77.3
Write 82.8
Mixed 52.2
SusWrite 60.8
50% 68.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 0.8
166% 1.37 MB/s
85GB free
Firmware: 1AA01113
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 64 64 65 65 65 MB/s
Read 72.5
Write 78
Mixed 52
SusWrite 63.7
49% 66.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
166% 1.2 MB/s
348GB free
Firmware: 1AA01113
SusWrite @10s intervals: 58 56 58 58 58 57 MB/s
Read 69.2
Write 35.2
Mixed 46.8
SusWrite 57.6
39% 52.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1
181% 1.3 MB/s
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Typical HD502IJ 500GB Builds (Compare 46,263 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $451

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