Average Bench: 46.2% (366th of 1015)

Based on 42,382 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG HD103SI

Below average average bench

The Samsung HD103SI 1TB averaged 53.8% 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 0.75MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.51MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung HD103SI 1TB is 28.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Samsung HD103SI 1TB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 48.5MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 71.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 42,382 samples)
Min Avg Max
46.8 Read 78.7 101
32.3 Write 71.6 105
35.8 Mixed 48.5 56.4
47.2 SusWrite 82 106
51.6% 70.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 0.63 0.7
1.1 4K Write 1.51 1.8
0.5 4K Mixed 0.75 0.9
138% 0.97 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: 1AG01118
SusWrite @10s intervals: 204 207 208 209 207 208 MB/s
Read 190
Write 200
Mixed 72.8
SusWrite 207
122% 167 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 4.1
4K Mixed 1.5
293% 2.27 MB/s
922GB free
Firmware: 1AG01118
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 105 106 107 105 106 MB/s
Read 100
Write 51.2
Mixed 50.9
SusWrite 106
56% 76.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
142% 0.97 MB/s
922GB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 74 84 78 78 86 MB/s
Read 114
Write 30.6
Mixed 57.3
SusWrite 80.2
52% 70.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
134% 1.03 MB/s
810GB free
Firmware: 1118
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 98 97 97 98 98 MB/s
Read 96.5
Write 104
Mixed 50.4
SusWrite 97.5
64% 87.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
789GB free
Firmware: 1AG01118
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 59 73 68 86 75 MB/s
Read 100
Write 106
Mixed 56.3
SusWrite 76.1
62% 84.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.07 MB/s
554GB free
Firmware: 1AG01118
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 83 83 84 84 84 MB/s
Read 87.6
Write 91.5
Mixed 50.2
SusWrite 83.1
57% 78.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 1 MB/s
593GB free
Firmware: 1AG01118
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 96 95 96 68 95 MB/s
Read 47.4
Write 97
Mixed 45.9
SusWrite 90.6
52% 70.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
140% 0.93 MB/s
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Typical HD103SI 1TB Builds (Compare 51,756 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 2%
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Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $326

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 Comments

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Good

22 months ago.

its fine for basic compter tasks and gaming and the speed it around 100mp per second so it is above average


Good

6 months ago.

It's a little loud, but not too bad. The read/writing speeds are okay, but still slow compared to newer alternatives. Being 5400rpm it's the eco friendly version of the normal f2 spinpoint hdd.


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