Average Bench: 34.5% (603rd of 1015)

Based on 10,454 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG HM321HI

Poor average bench

The Samsung HM321HI 320GB averaged 65.4% 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 0.54MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.18MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung HM321HI 320GB is 37.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung HM321HI 320GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 39.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 49.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,454 samples)
Min Avg Max
11.3 Read 62.1 88.3
10.5 Write 49.5 85.8
11.2 Mixed 39.4 51.8
19.6 SusWrite 58 89.9
38.5% 52.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.38 0.5
0.3 4K Write 1.18 1.73
0.1 4K Mixed 0.54 0.8
97.3% 0.7 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
115GB free
Firmware: 2AJ10002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 65 74 73 74 75 73 MB/s
Read 80.1
Write 49
Mixed 48.6
SusWrite 72.3
46% 62.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
102% 0.8 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 41,290,137 HDDs tested.

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AmazonUS $4311 days
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Typical HM321HI 320GB Builds (Compare 1,997 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Inspiron N5010

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 22% - Poor Total price: $28

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 Comments

Added n/a ago.

Poor

3 years ago.

I've used this drive. After using few months, it gives only 7.03 MB/s read speed and 0.94 MB/s write speed.


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