Average Bench: 59.3% (200th of 1015)

Based on 58,167 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG HD502HJ

Average average bench

The Samsung HD502HJ 500GB averaged 40.6% 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 2.53MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung HD502HJ 500GB is 48%. 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 60.3MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 82.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 58,167 samples)
Min Avg Max
40.6 Read 105 135
24.7 Write 82.6 138
27.5 Mixed 60.3 71.9
41.6 SusWrite 101 138
64.2% 87.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.63 0.7
1 4K Write 2.53 3.3
0.5 4K Mixed 0.99 1.2
183% 1.38 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
466GB free
Firmware: 1AJ100E4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 144 144 148 146 147 MB/s
Read 131
Write 39.4
Mixed 68.7
SusWrite 145
71% 96.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1
194% 1.53 MB/s
395GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 128 133 134 138 144 MB/s
Read 138
Write 103
Mixed 62.2
SusWrite 135
80% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 1.1
212% 1.7 MB/s
305GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 136 137 137 137 137 MB/s
Read 132
Write 36.8
Mixed 71.5
SusWrite 133
69% 93.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 1.1
209% 1.63 MB/s
426GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 132 133 133 133 133 MB/s
Read 130
Write 138
Mixed 72.3
SusWrite 132
87% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3.4
4K Mixed 1.2
230% 1.8 MB/s
440GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1AJ10006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 57 111 124 131 131 MB/s
Read 131
Write 132
Mixed 68.7
SusWrite 109
81% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 1
198% 1.6 MB/s
184GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1AJ1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 97 98 106 113 109 MB/s
Read 132
Write 139
Mixed 69.5
SusWrite 99.4
80% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 1.2
224% 1.73 MB/s
190GB free
Firmware: 1AJ100E4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 96 94 95 96 94 MB/s
Read 132
Write 142
Mixed 74
SusWrite 95
81% 111 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
183% 1.33 MB/s
465GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 44 37 15 11 41 52 MB/s
Read 143
Write 150
Mixed 75.8
SusWrite 33.4
74% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 1.2
220% 1.67 MB/s
363GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 120 116 118 121 121 MB/s
Read 19.7
Write 80.4
Mixed 33.4
SusWrite 110
45% 61 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.4
77% 0.63 MB/s
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 Prices

AmazonUS $505 years
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Typical HD502HJ 500GB Builds (Compare 27,442 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: 68% - Good Total price: $329

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