Average Bench: 43.5% (444th of 1015)

Based on 12,690 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG HD502IJ

Below average average bench

The Samsung HD502IJ 500GB averaged 56.5% 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 2.18MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung HD502IJ 500GB is 35.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung HD502IJ 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 49.9MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 66.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,690 samples)
Min Avg Max
40.2 Read 76.5 110
28.4 Write 66.5 106
33.6 Mixed 49.9 62
41.7 SusWrite 74.6 108
49.3% 66.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.65 0.7
1.4 4K Write 2.18 2.8
0.53 4K Mixed 0.93 1.1
171% 1.26 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
465GB free
Firmware: 1AA01117
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 99 99 101 101 106 MB/s
Read 102
Write 102
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 100
67% 91.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.2
205% 1.4 MB/s
328GB free
Firmware: 1AA01118
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 82 82 81 83 80 MB/s
Read 106
Write 76.5
Mixed 62.5
SusWrite 81.5
60% 81.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.1
196% 1.4 MB/s
250GB free
Firmware: 1AA01113
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 79 79 79 80 81 MB/s
Read 86.8
Write 90.5
Mixed 53.2
SusWrite 79.5
57% 77.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
172% 1.3 MB/s
399GB free
Firmware: 1AA01112
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 73 74 74 74 74 MB/s
Read 73
Write 49
Mixed 49.5
SusWrite 73.6
45% 61.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
186% 1.43 MB/s
247GB free
Firmware: 1AA01114
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 67 68 67 68 68 MB/s
Read 67
Write 34.8
Mixed 45.9
SusWrite 67.8
40% 53.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
187% 1.4 MB/s
233GB free
Firmware: 1AA01112
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 65 65 66 66 66 MB/s
Read 66.2
Write 35
Mixed 46.5
SusWrite 65.8
40% 53.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 0.9
177% 1.4 MB/s
452GB free
Firmware: 1AA01114
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 16 19 17 19 18 MB/s
Read 84.5
Write 43.5
Mixed 57.2
SusWrite 21.6
39% 51.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.1
205% 1.57 MB/s
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Typical HD502IJ 500GB Builds (Compare 40,011 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $560

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