Average Bench: 58.7% (205th of 1015)

Based on 32,979 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 0.99MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.51MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung HD502HJ 500GB is 43.6%. 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 84.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 32,979 samples)
Min Avg Max
40.9 Read 103 137
26.1 Write 84.2 139
32.4 Mixed 59.9 72
49.5 SusWrite 101 138
64% 87.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.63 0.7
1.3 4K Write 2.51 3.3
0.4 4K Mixed 0.99 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%
340GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 134 134 134 135 134 MB/s
Read 127
Write 144
Mixed 73.4
SusWrite 134
88% 119 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 1.2
222% 1.7 MB/s
43GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1AJ100E5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 133 119 122 112 115 MB/s
Read 116
Write 128
Mixed 65
SusWrite 120
79% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
182% 1.37 MB/s
186GB free
Firmware: 1AJ100E5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 101 99 101 101 101 MB/s
Read 126
Write 57.7
Mixed 66.8
SusWrite 100
64% 87.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1.2
203% 1.37 MB/s
321GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 113 115 113 114 101 MB/s
Read 112
Write 89.8
Mixed 68
SusWrite 112
70% 95.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 1
200% 1.63 MB/s
335GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 115 116 115 116 116 MB/s
Read 113
Write 79.2
Mixed 66
SusWrite 112
68% 92.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 0.9
181% 1.47 MB/s
51GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 116 116 117 116 115 MB/s
Read 96.5
Write 25.8
Mixed 60.8
SusWrite 116
55% 74.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.1
200% 1.47 MB/s
102GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 58 36 62 100 88 MB/s
Read 127
Write 128
Mixed 64
SusWrite 68.2
71% 96.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 0.9
177% 1.4 MB/s
204GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1AJ100E5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 70 74 76 75 75 MB/s
Read 84.3
Write 93.2
Mixed 56.5
SusWrite 73
56% 76.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 1
176% 1.2 MB/s
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Typical HD502HJ 500GB Builds (Compare 41,503 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $546

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