Average Bench: 59.5% (199th of 1015)

Based on 43,184 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG HD502HJ

Average average bench

The Samsung HD502HJ 500GB averaged 40.5% 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 0.99MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.56MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung HD502HJ 500GB is 45.1%. 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 60.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 79.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 43,184 samples)
Min Avg Max
42.8 Read 105 135
24.8 Write 79.7 138
33.7 Mixed 60.4 72
48.3 SusWrite 102 136
63.8% 86.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.65 0.8
1 4K Write 2.56 3.3
0.5 4K Mixed 0.99 1.2
185% 1.4 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: 129 128 129 129 130 129 MB/s
Read 112
Write 28.3
Mixed 60.3
SusWrite 129
61% 82.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 1
200% 1.63 MB/s
167GB free
Firmware: 1AJ1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 127 127 127 127 127 MB/s
Read 108
Write 27.5
Mixed 57.8
SusWrite 127
59% 80.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1.1
207% 1.6 MB/s
466GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 45 103 141 139 145 101 MB/s
Read 104
Write 106
Mixed 63.7
SusWrite 112
71% 96.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 1
198% 1.6 MB/s
227GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 80 81 81 81 81 MB/s
Read 116
Write 25.5
Mixed 63.8
SusWrite 80.9
53% 71.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 1
198% 1.6 MB/s
60GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 87 94 93 96 88 MB/s
Read 104
Write 109
Mixed 63.8
SusWrite 90.8
68% 91.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.2
209% 1.43 MB/s
128GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 83 79 83 81 79 MB/s
Read 91
Write 28.7
Mixed 63.8
SusWrite 80.4
49% 66 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.1
200% 1.47 MB/s
383GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 27 79 77 76 73 87 MB/s
Read 16
Write 10
Mixed 20.7
SusWrite 69.8
21% 29.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 0.7
148% 1.33 MB/s
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 Prices

AmazonUS $504 years
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Typical HD502HJ 500GB Builds (Compare 50,763 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $405

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