Average Bench: 42.6% (467th of 1015)

Based on 15,883 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG HD502IJ

Below average average bench

The Samsung HD502IJ 500GB averaged 57.3% 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 0.94MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.2MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung HD502IJ 500GB is 33.9%. 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 50MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 65.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 15,883 samples)
Min Avg Max
36.1 Read 76 109
28 Write 65.2 105
32.6 Mixed 50 62.2
38.6 SusWrite 72.1 106
48.5% 65.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.66 0.7
1.59 4K Write 2.2 2.8
0.59 4K Mixed 0.94 1.1
173% 1.27 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
427GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1AA01116
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 87 100 109 111 110 MB/s
Read 114
Write 111
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 102
71% 96.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
162% 1.13 MB/s
409GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1AA01113
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 102 104 108 109 112 MB/s
Read 98.8
Write 91.5
Mixed 55.3
SusWrite 101
64% 86.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.6
128% 1.1 MB/s
440GB free
Firmware: 1AA01113
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 95 96 97 96 97 MB/s
Read 95
Write 44.5
Mixed 60.7
SusWrite 96.4
55% 74.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
170% 1.27 MB/s
286GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1AA01113
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 87 96 97 98 98 MB/s
Read 94.7
Write 104
Mixed 53.8
SusWrite 94.6
64% 86.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
183% 1.33 MB/s
416GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1AA0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 86 89 89 86 76 MB/s
Read 72.3
Write 84.3
Mixed 47.5
SusWrite 85.7
53% 72.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.1
201% 1.5 MB/s
225GB free
Firmware: 1AA01113
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 83 83 84 84 83 MB/s
Read 73.8
Write 42.5
Mixed 46.3
SusWrite 82.9
45% 61.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.8
157% 1.2 MB/s
138GB free
Firmware: 1AA0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 75 78 78 77 78 MB/s
Read 77
Write 79.8
Mixed 53.5
SusWrite 76.8
53% 71.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1.1
192% 1.33 MB/s
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Typical HD502IJ 500GB Builds (Compare 50,552 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $414

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