Average Bench: 58.9% (203rd of 1015)

Based on 50,164 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG HD502HJ

Average average bench

The Samsung HD502HJ 500GB averaged 41.1% 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 2.51MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung HD502HJ 500GB is 44.2%. 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 59.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 83.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 50,164 samples)
Min Avg Max
40.9 Read 103 135
22.5 Write 83.2 137
28.5 Mixed 59.4 71.5
45.1 SusWrite 102 137
63.8% 86.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.63 0.7
1.2 4K Write 2.51 3.2
0.5 4K Mixed 0.98 1.2
182% 1.37 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
39GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 121 120 120 122 121 MB/s
Read 115
Write 56.7
Mixed 63.6
SusWrite 120
65% 88.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.2
205% 1.4 MB/s
182GB free
Firmware: 1AJ100E4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 111 111 110 109 113 MB/s
Read 115
Write 111
Mixed 67.4
SusWrite 111
74% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
190% 1.47 MB/s
29GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 120 118 115 116 118 MB/s
Read 93.5
Write 110
Mixed 63.1
SusWrite 118
71% 96.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.2
214% 1.57 MB/s
413GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 62 110 84 32 50 MB/s
Read 121
Write 128
Mixed 62.1
SusWrite 63.2
69% 93.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
187% 1.37 MB/s
62GB free
Firmware: 1AJ100E5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 88 89 88 89 88 MB/s
Read 88.2
Write 114
Mixed 56.7
SusWrite 87.9
64% 86.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
170% 1.27 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,071,778 HDDs tested.

 Prices

AmazonUS $505 years
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Typical HD502HJ 500GB Builds (Compare 19,399 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $254

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