Average Bench: 58.4% (211th of 1015)

Based on 37,064 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG HD502HJ

Average average bench

The Samsung HD502HJ 500GB averaged 41.5% 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 42.4%. 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 60.1MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 82.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 37,064 samples)
Min Avg Max
46.3 Read 103 133
25.5 Write 82.7 137
32.8 Mixed 60.1 71.5
49.3 SusWrite 99.8 135
63.5% 86.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.37 4K Read 0.64 0.7
1.2 4K Write 2.56 3.3
0.47 4K Mixed 0.99 1.2
184% 1.4 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
465GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 134 133 134 134 133 MB/s
Read 120
Write 114
Mixed 66.2
SusWrite 134
80% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 1.2
213% 1.63 MB/s
165GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 125 124 124 124 124 MB/s
Read 124
Write 30.5
Mixed 64.7
SusWrite 124
63% 85.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1
196% 1.57 MB/s
319GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 128 124 126 126 127 MB/s
Read 101
Write 111
Mixed 67.5
SusWrite 126
74% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.2
212% 1.53 MB/s
272GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 105 106 106 106 106 MB/s
Read 117
Write 35
Mixed 70
SusWrite 106
61% 82.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.2
216% 1.6 MB/s
64GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 80 81 81 78 78 MB/s
Read 131
Write 138
Mixed 71.5
SusWrite 79.5
77% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1
196% 1.57 MB/s
52GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 83 83 81 80 80 MB/s
Read 86.8
Write 95.1
Mixed 57.5
SusWrite 82
59% 80.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
172% 1.3 MB/s
10GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 78 78 79 78 79 MB/s
Read 77.6
Write 27.6
Mixed 52.7
SusWrite 78
44% 59 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.1
194% 1.37 MB/s
254GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 65 83 80 62 85 75 MB/s
Read 21.3
Write 37.5
Mixed 26
SusWrite 74.8
29% 39.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.3
58% 0.5 MB/s
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 Prices

AmazonUS $504 years
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Typical HD502HJ 500GB Builds (Compare 47,620 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $452

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