Average Bench: 43.4% (443rd of 1015)

Based on 18,323 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 0.92MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.17MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung HD502IJ 500GB is 35.2%. 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 50.8MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 66.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 18,323 samples)
Min Avg Max
42.4 Read 77.7 109
28 Write 66.8 105
34.7 Mixed 50.8 61.9
36 SusWrite 73.1 104
49.4% 67.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.66 0.7
1.4 4K Write 2.17 2.8
0.5 4K Mixed 0.92 1.1
170% 1.25 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
289GB free
Firmware: 1AA01118
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 100 103 103 100 101 MB/s
Read 106
Write 102
Mixed 62.2
SusWrite 101
68% 92.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
170% 1.27 MB/s
293GB free
Firmware: 1AA01113
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 103 102 103 102 103 MB/s
Read 103
Write 106
Mixed 59.1
SusWrite 103
68% 92.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
185% 1.37 MB/s
280GB free
Firmware: 1AA01113
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 86 87 87 85 86 MB/s
Read 95.9
Write 92.4
Mixed 60.4
SusWrite 86.2
62% 83.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
185% 1.37 MB/s
174GB free
Firmware: 1AA0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 63 78 79 79 79 79 MB/s
Read 91.7
Write 99.2
Mixed 58.6
SusWrite 76.3
60% 81.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
183% 1.33 MB/s
435GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1AA0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 65 60 77 72 83 MB/s
Read 78.4
Write 91.4
Mixed 49.5
SusWrite 69.8
53% 72.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
158% 1.1 MB/s
63GB free
Firmware: 1AA01118
SusWrite @10s intervals: 63 64 64 65 65 63 MB/s
Read 59.5
Write 60.3
Mixed 39
SusWrite 63.9
41% 55.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
168% 1.23 MB/s
75GB free
Firmware: 1AA01112
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 60 59 60 60 66 MB/s
Read 51
Write 56.8
Mixed 41.6
SusWrite 61.9
39% 52.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.7
151% 1.27 MB/s
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Typical HD502IJ 500GB Builds (Compare 64,177 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $460

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