Average Bench: 59.1% (199th of 1015)

Based on 72,746 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG HD502HJ

Average average bench

The Samsung HD502HJ 500GB averaged 40.8% 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 1MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.6MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung HD502HJ 500GB is 41.8%. 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 61.3MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 82.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 72,746 samples)
Min Avg Max
49.2 Read 101 131
25.1 Write 82.2 140
35.7 Mixed 61.3 72.3
50.4 SusWrite 104 138
64.2% 87.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.64 0.7
1.57 4K Write 2.6 3.3
0.6 4K Mixed 1 1.2
186% 1.42 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
365GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 117 103 123 123 124 MB/s
Read 127
Write 136
Mixed 70.1
SusWrite 117
82% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
180% 1.33 MB/s
222GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 136 134 130 117 117 118 MB/s
Read 111
Write 124
Mixed 63.6
SusWrite 125
77% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1.1
207% 1.6 MB/s
223GB free
Firmware: 1AJ100E4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 97 98 99 99 99 MB/s
Read 103
Write 116
Mixed 67.7
SusWrite 98.4
71% 96.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.1
196% 1.4 MB/s
319GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 125 125 125 126 126 MB/s
Read 59.5
Write 31.9
Mixed 70.1
SusWrite 126
53% 71.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 0.9
185% 1.53 MB/s
10GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 70 69 71 70 70 MB/s
Read 73.7
Write 20.6
Mixed 54.2
SusWrite 69.8
41% 54.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
138% 0.93 MB/s
403GB free
Firmware: 1AJ100E4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 67 67 68 68 67 MB/s
Read 63.2
Write 80.4
Mixed 50.4
SusWrite 67.5
48% 65.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1
179% 1.27 MB/s
390GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1AJ100E4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 0 12 30 16 27 12 MB/s
Read 86.2
Write 6.7
Mixed 45.9
SusWrite 16.3
29% 38.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.5
104% 0.87 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,354,218 HDDs tested.

 Prices

AmazonUS $506 years
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Typical HD502HJ 500GB Builds (Compare 51,756 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: $326

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