Average Bench: 42.9% (448th of 1015)

Based on 5,687 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG HD252HJ

Below average average bench

The Samsung HD252HJ 250GB averaged 57.0% 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 0.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.08MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung HD252HJ 250GB is 35.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung HD252HJ 250GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 50.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 70.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,687 samples)
Min Avg Max
32.1 Read 76.2 104
30.4 Write 70.5 103
22.3 Mixed 50.4 61.7
33.1 SusWrite 72.9 102
49.7% 67.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.62 0.7
1.04 4K Write 2.08 2.7
0.4 4K Mixed 0.9 1.1
164% 1.2 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
205GB free
Firmware: 1AC01114
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 87 87 87 87 87 MB/s
Read 92.5
Write 97.2
Mixed 60.2
SusWrite 87.4
62% 84.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
183% 1.33 MB/s
231GB free
Firmware: 1AC01118
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 89 89 90 90 90 MB/s
Read 80.2
Write 71
Mixed 57.8
SusWrite 89.6
55% 74.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
183% 1.33 MB/s
156GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1AC01113
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 70 78 77 79 85 MB/s
Read 72
Write 74.5
Mixed 46.5
SusWrite 76.6
50% 67.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 1.1
185% 1.2 MB/s
53GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1AC01112
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 82 57 35 30 75 MB/s
Read 85.9
Write 86.1
Mixed 58.6
SusWrite 58
53% 72.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.2
214% 1.57 MB/s
233GB free
Firmware: 1AC0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 47 4.4 7.5 5.4 12 114 MB/s
Read 107
Write 77.8
Mixed 59.3
SusWrite 31.5
51% 68.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.1
188% 1.33 MB/s
43GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1AC01113
SusWrite @10s intervals: 28 44 39 50 47 50 MB/s
Read 78.5
Write 85
Mixed 56
SusWrite 42.9
48% 65.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
162% 1.17 MB/s
52GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1AC01113
SusWrite @10s intervals: 28 43 49 53 50 54 MB/s
Read 42.2
Write 52.4
Mixed 23.1
SusWrite 46.1
30% 41 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.5
94% 0.7 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 39,650,145 HDDs tested.

Typical HD252HJ 250GB Builds (Compare 2,048 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: Samsung Samsung DeskTop System

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $195

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