Average Bench: 42.1% (470th of 1015)

Based on 8,531 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG HD250HJ

Below average average bench

The Samsung HD250HJ 250GB averaged 57.9% 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 0.72MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.55MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung HD250HJ 250GB is 36.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung HD250HJ 250GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 46MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 69.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,531 samples)
Min Avg Max
24.3 Read 76.8 100
20.2 Write 72 95.1
22.1 Mixed 46 57.2
22.6 SusWrite 69.8 96.1
48.6% 66.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.55 0.6
0.5 4K Write 1.23 1.9
0.3 4K Mixed 0.72 0.9
126% 0.84 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
232GB free
Firmware: 0-05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 97 96 97 96 97 MB/s
Read 102
Write 93.2
Mixed 54.7
SusWrite 96.4
63% 86.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
162% 1.17 MB/s
233GB free
Firmware: FH100-05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 93 94 94 94 94 MB/s
Read 96
Write 87
Mixed 57.8
SusWrite 93.8
62% 83.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
156% 1.07 MB/s
200GB free
Firmware: FH100-06
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 92 92 92 93 92 MB/s
Read 89
Write 41.3
Mixed 56.9
SusWrite 92.1
52% 69.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
138% 0.9 MB/s
115GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FH100-05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 78 84 79 87 88 MB/s
Read 81.5
Write 84.8
Mixed 51.7
SusWrite 82.7
55% 75.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.9
147% 0.9 MB/s
184GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FH10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 51 62 74 76 74 MB/s
Read 96.5
Write 76
Mixed 50.8
SusWrite 66.4
53% 72.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
112% 0.8 MB/s
7GB free
Firmware: FH100-05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 63 64 72 79 74 MB/s
Read 80.7
Write 84.5
Mixed 51.8
SusWrite 68.7
53% 71.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
127% 0.87 MB/s
187GB free
Firmware: FH100-06
SusWrite @10s intervals: 71 71 71 72 72 71 MB/s
Read 71.5
Write 76.7
Mixed 44.4
SusWrite 71.4
48% 66 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
138% 0.9 MB/s
183GB free
Firmware: FH100-06
SusWrite @10s intervals: 58 44 45 37 38 45 MB/s
Read 82.8
Write 82.5
Mixed 53
SusWrite 44.4
48% 65.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
127% 0.87 MB/s
191GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FH100-06
SusWrite @10s intervals: 52 44 48 50 48 49 MB/s
Read 48.7
Write 51.8
Mixed 32
SusWrite 48.6
33% 45.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.5
99% 0.73 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 30,947,878 HDDs tested.

Typical HD250HJ 250GB Builds (Compare 19,116 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: 75% - Very good Total price: $212

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