Average Bench: 32% (690th of 1015)

Based on 10,271 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG HD161HJ

Poor average bench

The Samsung HD161HJ 160GB averaged 68.0% 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 25.5%. 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 38.9MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 54.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,271 samples)
Min Avg Max
20.1 Read 57.1 75.1
16.6 Write 57.3 78.1
16 Mixed 38.9 49
20.4 SusWrite 54.1 74.9
38.2% 51.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.53 0.6
0.5 4K Write 1.15 1.6
0.2 4K Mixed 0.68 0.9
119% 0.79 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
86GB free
Firmware: GF100-07
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 69 69 70 70 67 MB/s
Read 63.5
Write 68.2
Mixed 43.8
SusWrite 68.9
45% 61.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
140% 0.93 MB/s
18GB free
Firmware: JF100-23
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 64 64 62 66 64 MB/s
Read 67.2
Write 67
Mixed 35.7
SusWrite 64.3
43% 58.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.5
93% 0.63 MB/s
18GB free
Firmware: JF100-19
SusWrite @10s intervals: 48 48 49 49 49 49 MB/s
Read 63.5
Write 64.3
Mixed 43.5
SusWrite 48.5
41% 55 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
116% 0.83 MB/s
76GB free
Firmware: JF100-22
SusWrite @10s intervals: 33 55 54 54 55 56 MB/s
Read 54.3
Write 30.5
Mixed 36.8
SusWrite 50.9
32% 43.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
125% 0.83 MB/s
111GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JF100-19
SusWrite @10s intervals: 44 43 45 41 41 42 MB/s
Read 55.5
Write 59.6
Mixed 32.8
SusWrite 42.9
35% 47.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.5
84% 0.47 MB/s
47GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GF100-07
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 39 40 39 39 38 MB/s
Read 45.5
Write 51.3
Mixed 35.3
SusWrite 39.3
32% 42.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.6
110% 0.77 MB/s
93GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GF100-07
SusWrite @10s intervals: 33 33 34 34 30 30 MB/s
Read 43.8
Write 44
Mixed 31
SusWrite 32.3
28% 37.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.5
95% 0.67 MB/s
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Typical HD161HJ 160GB Builds (Compare 41,957 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $527

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