Average Bench: 30.3% (722nd of 1015)

Based on 13,323 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG SP2504C

Poor average bench

The Samsung SP2504C 250GB averaged 69.6% 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 0.55MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung SP2504C 250GB is 21.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Samsung SP2504C 250GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 38.1MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 52.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 13,323 samples)
Min Avg Max
23.9 Read 53.1 66.9
26.3 Write 56.9 71.7
20.1 Mixed 38.1 46.4
21.3 SusWrite 52.5 69.2
37% 50.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.55 0.6
0.66 4K Write 1.15 1.8
0.3 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%
358GB free
Firmware: VT100-50
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 130 130 130 128 129 MB/s
Read 121
Write 132
Mixed 62.1
SusWrite 124
80% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 0.9
187% 1.57 MB/s
232GB free
Firmware: 0-41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 70 70 70 69 70 MB/s
Read 66.6
Write 71
Mixed 42.5
SusWrite 69.8
46% 62.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
125% 0.83 MB/s
233GB free
Firmware: VT100-41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 69 70 70 70 70 MB/s
Read 66
Write 70.3
Mixed 44.7
SusWrite 69.6
46% 62.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
136% 1.03 MB/s
229GB free
Firmware: VT10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 68 68 68 68 67 MB/s
Read 62.4
Write 63.6
Mixed 40.5
SusWrite 67.6
43% 58.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
145% 1.03 MB/s
144GB free
Firmware: VT100-50
SusWrite @10s intervals: 63 63 63 63 63 63 MB/s
Read 59.1
Write 60.2
Mixed 40.9
SusWrite 63
41% 55.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.5
101% 0.73 MB/s
164GB free
Firmware: VT100-52
SusWrite @10s intervals: 55 56 56 56 55 56 MB/s
Read 60.4
Write 62.5
Mixed 41.4
SusWrite 55.7
40% 55 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.8
134% 0.83 MB/s
81GB free
Firmware: VT100-50
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 41 41 41 41 41 MB/s
Read 59.1
Write 64.9
Mixed 41.5
SusWrite 41
38% 51.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.9
144% 0.83 MB/s
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Typical SP2504C 250GB Builds (Compare 40,824 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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