Average Bench: 58.6% (205th of 1015)

Based on 32,642 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG HD502HJ

Average average bench

The Samsung HD502HJ 500GB averaged 41.3% 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 0.98MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.54MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung HD502HJ 500GB is 48.9%. 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 59.9MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 87.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 32,642 samples)
Min Avg Max
39.2 Read 103 135
26.2 Write 87.1 140
30.8 Mixed 59.9 72
43 SusWrite 101 136
64.4% 87.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.63 0.7
1.27 4K Write 2.54 3.3
0.3 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%
388GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 132 132 134 134 132 MB/s
Read 126
Write 95.8
Mixed 66.6
SusWrite 131
77% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
182% 1.37 MB/s
277GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 121 121 121 122 121 MB/s
Read 130
Write 37.7
Mixed 70.7
SusWrite 121
66% 89.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 1
195% 1.6 MB/s
315GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 127 129 127 117 117 MB/s
Read 124
Write 130
Mixed 70
SusWrite 123
82% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1.1
207% 1.6 MB/s
331GB free
Firmware: 1AJ100E4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 118 121 120 118 118 MB/s
Read 100
Write 108
Mixed 52.3
SusWrite 119
69% 94.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1
173% 1.2 MB/s
448GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 109 125 131 128 130 MB/s
Read 61.8
Write 102
Mixed 36.7
SusWrite 119
58% 79.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 0.6
123% 1.13 MB/s
105GB free
Firmware: 1AJ100E4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 93 93 93 93 93 MB/s
Read 83.3
Write 31
Mixed 43.2
SusWrite 93.2
46% 62.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
155% 1.2 MB/s
52GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 76 76 79 74 78 MB/s
Read 66.5
Write 59.5
Mixed 36.2
SusWrite 75.8
44% 59.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
162% 1.17 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,628,437 HDDs tested.

 Prices

AmazonUS $503 years
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Typical HD502HJ 500GB Builds (Compare 38,034 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $575

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