Average Bench: 45.7% (392nd of 1015)

Based on 12,241 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG HD161GJ

Below average average bench

The Samsung HD161GJ 160GB averaged 54.3% 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 0.87MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung HD161GJ 160GB is 48%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung HD161GJ 160GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 50.6MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 73.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,241 samples)
Min Avg Max
21.2 Read 84.9 114
19.2 Write 73.2 109
19.3 Mixed 50.6 61.9
19.5 SusWrite 74 110
52% 70.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.58 0.7
0.6 4K Write 2 2.4
0.2 4K Mixed 0.87 1.1
158% 1.15 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
62GB free
Firmware: 1AC01118
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 116 111 112 112 119 MB/s
Read 112
Write 48.3
Mixed 59.9
SusWrite 114
62% 83.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
183% 1.33 MB/s
62GB free
Firmware: 1AC01118
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 116 113 111 111 111 MB/s
Read 110
Write 116
Mixed 61.9
SusWrite 113
73% 100 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
183% 1.33 MB/s
133GB free
Firmware: 1AC01118
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 106 106 106 107 106 MB/s
Read 103
Write 52.2
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 106
59% 80.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.8
157% 1.2 MB/s
103GB free
Firmware: 1AC01118
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 100 96 94 93 102 MB/s
Read 103
Write 113
Mixed 60.8
SusWrite 98
69% 93.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
172% 1.3 MB/s
98GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1AC01118
SusWrite @10s intervals: 53 58 73 51 77 80 MB/s
Read 89.4
Write 97.5
Mixed 52.2
SusWrite 65.3
56% 76.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
128% 0.93 MB/s
10GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1AC01113
SusWrite @10s intervals: 8.1 12 11 9.2 11 45 MB/s
Read 5.5
Write 9.2
Mixed 6.5
SusWrite 16
7% 9.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 0.1
17% 0.1 MB/s
15GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1AC01113
SusWrite @10s intervals: 9.2 6.9 7.8 10 13 12 MB/s
Read 7.5
Write 9.9
Mixed 6
SusWrite 9.8
6% 8.3 MB/s
4K Read 0
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 0.1
13% 0.07 MB/s
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AmazonUS $256 years
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Typical HD161GJ 160GB Builds (Compare 33,475 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 2%
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Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $329

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