Average Bench: 31.5% (700th of 1015)

Based on 10,644 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG HD161HJ

Poor average bench

The Samsung HD161HJ 160GB averaged 68.4% 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 0.68MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.53MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung HD161HJ 160GB is 25.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Samsung HD161HJ 160GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 38.6MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 52.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,644 samples)
Min Avg Max
20.3 Read 57.2 75.5
19.8 Write 57.3 77.7
15 Mixed 38.6 49.3
15.9 SusWrite 52.5 74.5
37.9% 51.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.53 0.6
0.5 4K Write 1.15 1.5
0.2 4K Mixed 0.68 0.9
118% 0.78 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
148GB free
Firmware: GF100-07
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 75 76 76 76 76 MB/s
Read 73.7
Write 75.4
Mixed 46.3
SusWrite 75.6
50% 67.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
121% 0.8 MB/s
67GB free
Firmware: GF100-07
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 67 66 67 66 65 MB/s
Read 65.7
Write 67.7
Mixed 40.5
SusWrite 66.4
44% 60.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
121% 0.8 MB/s
106GB free
Firmware: JF100-19
SusWrite @10s intervals: 47 48 48 48 47 48 MB/s
Read 36.3
Write 43.3
Mixed 31.2
SusWrite 47.7
29% 39.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
125% 0.83 MB/s
83GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JF100-19
SusWrite @10s intervals: 51 48 49 49 56 53 MB/s
Read 32.5
Write 64
Mixed 34.2
SusWrite 51
34% 45.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
117% 0.77 MB/s
41GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GF100-07
SusWrite @10s intervals: 33 30 22 22 20 21 MB/s
Read 49
Write 55.5
Mixed 30
SusWrite 24.7
29% 39.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.6
104% 0.67 MB/s
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AmazonUS $4012 months
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Typical HD161HJ 160GB Builds (Compare 44,656 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $516

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