Average Bench: 31.3% (696th of 1015)

Based on 14,760 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG HD161HJ

Poor average bench

The Samsung HD161HJ 160GB averaged 68.7% 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 0.67MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.52MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung HD161HJ 160GB is 27.2%. 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 38.5MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 52.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 14,760 samples)
Min Avg Max
17.7 Read 56.7 74.5
15.5 Write 57.2 77.3
15.2 Mixed 38.5 49
19.8 SusWrite 52.2 74.6
37.7% 51.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.52 0.6
0.4 4K Write 1.14 1.5
0.2 4K Mixed 0.67 0.9
117% 0.78 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
149GB free
Firmware: JF100-19
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 68 68 69 69 68 MB/s
Read 67.5
Write 70
Mixed 40.7
SusWrite 68.2
45% 61.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
144% 1 MB/s
112GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JF100-14
SusWrite @10s intervals: 58 63 64 67 64 66 MB/s
Read 67.2
Write 69.7
Mixed 44.2
SusWrite 63.7
45% 61.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
138% 0.9 MB/s
149GB free
Firmware: JF100-19
SusWrite @10s intervals: 39 38 77 70 24 59 MB/s
Read 76.4
Write 22.6
Mixed 50.4
SusWrite 51
37% 50.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
164% 1.17 MB/s
67GB free
Firmware: JF100-14
SusWrite @10s intervals: 64 63 64 63 63 63 MB/s
Read 62.2
Write 65.2
Mixed 42.5
SusWrite 63.4
43% 58.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.8
136% 0.87 MB/s
23GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JF100-19
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 40 38 37 50 46 MB/s
Read 51.7
Write 60.5
Mixed 39.5
SusWrite 41.7
36% 48.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.8
134% 0.83 MB/s
90GB free
Firmware: GF100-07
SusWrite @10s intervals: 46 45 45 45 45 45 MB/s
Read 46.5
Write 47.5
Mixed 34.2
SusWrite 45.2
32% 43.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
117% 0.77 MB/s
96GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GF100-07
SusWrite @10s intervals: 19 28 8.8 15 14 42 MB/s
Read 43.3
Write 51.8
Mixed 27.8
SusWrite 20.9
26% 35.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.8
124% 0.7 MB/s
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AmazonUS $4020 months
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Typical HD161HJ 160GB Builds (Compare 61,183 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $409

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