Average Bench: 58% (212th of 1015)

Based on 63,947 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG HD502HJ

Average average bench

The Samsung HD502HJ 500GB averaged 42.0% 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 0.98MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.53MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung HD502HJ 500GB is 47.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung HD502HJ 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 60MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 83.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 63,947 samples)
Min Avg Max
36.5 Read 100 131
23.7 Write 83.7 138
28.8 Mixed 60 72
41.8 SusWrite 102 138
63.5% 86.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.63 0.7
1.3 4K Write 2.53 3.3
0.4 4K Mixed 0.98 1.2
182% 1.38 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
426GB free
Firmware: 1AJ100E4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 136 135 134 136 136 MB/s
Read 132
Write 140
Mixed 72
SusWrite 135
88% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 1
198% 1.6 MB/s
252GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 131 133 132 132 132 MB/s
Read 121
Write 138
Mixed 69.7
SusWrite 131
84% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.2
214% 1.57 MB/s
47GB free
Firmware: 1AJ1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 81 126 132 133 131 MB/s
Read 136
Write 71.1
Mixed 69.5
SusWrite 111
71% 97 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 1
191% 1.57 MB/s
466GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 137 138 136 136 138 MB/s
Read 112
Write 32.8
Mixed 68.5
SusWrite 130
63% 85.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.6
130% 1.13 MB/s
136GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 116 115 117 114 117 MB/s
Read 109
Write 121
Mixed 68.5
SusWrite 116
76% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1.2
222% 1.67 MB/s
271GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 106 108 109 109 111 MB/s
Read 117
Write 127
Mixed 61.8
SusWrite 106
76% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.2
212% 1.53 MB/s
249GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 116 116 117 110 109 MB/s
Read 109
Write 49.5
Mixed 70.5
SusWrite 114
63% 85.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1.2
218% 1.63 MB/s
32GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 80 79 79 79 79 MB/s
Read 80.7
Write 94.2
Mixed 57.7
SusWrite 79.6
58% 78 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.1
198% 1.43 MB/s
214GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 16 17 17 20 17 35 MB/s
Read 15
Write 31.5
Mixed 23.3
SusWrite 20.4
17% 22.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.1
26% 0.27 MB/s
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 Prices

AmazonUS $505 years
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Typical HD502HJ 500GB Builds (Compare 34,920 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $332

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