Average Bench: 36.1% (578th of 1015)

Based on 5,156 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG HM641JI

Poor average bench

The Samsung HM641JI 640GB averaged 63.9% 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 0.53MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.15MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung HM641JI 640GB is 37.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung HM641JI 640GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 40.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 52.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,156 samples)
Min Avg Max
11.9 Read 64.8 90
10.9 Write 52.5 88
11 Mixed 40.4 51.5
21.3 SusWrite 60.9 88.5
40.2% 54.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.39 0.5
0.4 4K Write 1.15 1.7
0.1 4K Mixed 0.53 0.8
96.4% 0.69 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
574GB free
Firmware: 2AJ10003
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 93 92 93 93 93 MB/s
Read 80
Write 3.7
Mixed 10.5
SusWrite 92.8
34% 46.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.4
83% 0.67 MB/s
528GB free
Firmware: 2AJ10003
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 87 86 87 87 87 MB/s
Read 85.8
Write 41
Mixed 50.2
SusWrite 85.2
48% 65.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.6
104% 0.7 MB/s
123GB free
Firmware: 2AJ1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 67 66 67 66 67 MB/s
Read 70.1
Write 25.5
Mixed 43.4
SusWrite 66.6
38% 51.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
138% 0.93 MB/s
512GB free
Firmware: 2AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 71 76 80 75 73 71 MB/s
Read 62.3
Write 54.3
Mixed 38.8
SusWrite 74.4
42% 57.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.7
115% 0.73 MB/s
449GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2AJ10003
SusWrite @10s intervals: 71 55 64 72 74 74 MB/s
Read 66.5
Write 82
Mixed 39.5
SusWrite 68.4
47% 64.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.4
76% 0.57 MB/s
114GB free
Firmware: 2AJ10003
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 59 58 59 59 59 MB/s
Read 49.2
Write 19.3
Mixed 37.2
SusWrite 58.4
30% 41 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
126% 0.9 MB/s
89GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2AJ1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 66 44 68 60 71 MB/s
Read 23.7
Write 57
Mixed 22.9
SusWrite 58.4
30% 40.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.4
69% 0.5 MB/s
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Typical HM641JI 640GB Builds (Compare 10,971 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard

System: HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 36% - Below average Total price: $270

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 Comments

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2 months ago.

Very SLOW drive and now with win 10 installed has a very very bad 100% disc utilization issue at startup. none of the suggested work around help. tasks 10 minutes for the system to stabilize at startup and be usable


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