Average Bench: 56.7% (226th of 1015)

Based on 21,286 user benchmarks.  Models: SAMSUNG HD204UI, ST2000DL004 HD204UI, ST2000DL 004

Average average bench

The Samsung Spinpoint F4 2TB averaged 43.2% 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 0.83MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.08MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung Spinpoint F4 2TB is 38.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung Spinpoint F4 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 53.2MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 68.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 21,286 samples)
Min Avg Max
59.4 Read 98.5 133
22.8 Write 68.1 136
36 Mixed 53.2 64.3
58.5 SusWrite 98.9 133
58.5% 79.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.61 0.7
1 4K Write 2.08 2.8
0.5 4K Mixed 0.83 1
156% 1.17 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 130 131 132 132 132 MB/s
Read 129
Write 137
Mixed 62.3
SusWrite 132
84% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 0.9
175% 1.4 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 126 126 125 124 130 MB/s
Read 124
Write 137
Mixed 58.5
SusWrite 127
82% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
190% 1.47 MB/s
287GB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 115 114 115 118 121 MB/s
Read 123
Write 136
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 116
80% 109 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
183% 1.33 MB/s
190GB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 87 86 89 92 93 MB/s
Read 107
Write 119
Mixed 54.5
SusWrite 89.3
68% 92.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.9
140% 0.77 MB/s
76GB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 78 78 80 79 78 MB/s
Read 84.7
Write 73.2
Mixed 39.3
SusWrite 78.8
50% 69 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.5
113% 1.03 MB/s
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Typical Spinpoint F4 2TB Builds (Compare 30,576 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B350-PLUS - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $695

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Works fine and as expected for a HDD.


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