Average Bench: 55.5% (248th of 1015)

Based on 20,542 user benchmarks.  Models: SAMSUNG HD204UI, ST2000DL004 HD204UI, ST2000DL 004

Average average bench

The Samsung Spinpoint F4 2TB averaged 44.5% 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 2.02MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung Spinpoint F4 2TB is 40.4%. 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 51.9MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 69.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 20,542 samples)
Min Avg Max
43.8 Read 95.8 130
22.5 Write 69.2 133
29.5 Mixed 51.9 64.5
49.8 SusWrite 97.3 130
57.7% 78.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.61 0.7
0.8 4K Write 2.02 2.8
0.5 4K Mixed 0.83 1
155% 1.15 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: 114 118 113 113 114 116 MB/s
Read 114
Write 36.7
Mixed 62.6
SusWrite 115
60% 82 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.7
149% 1.27 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 116 115 114 114 115 MB/s
Read 112
Write 126
Mixed 66.3
SusWrite 114
77% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1
179% 1.27 MB/s
230GB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 118 115 115 116 115 MB/s
Read 82.8
Write 53.2
Mixed 53
SusWrite 116
56% 76.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 1.1
182% 1.2 MB/s
73GB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 101 101 99 101 102 MB/s
Read 86.7
Write 48.6
Mixed 50.3
SusWrite 101
53% 71.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
160% 1.13 MB/s
237GB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 78 78 79 79 80 MB/s
Read 33.3
Write 76.5
Mixed 34.3
SusWrite 79.1
41% 55.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.8
126% 0.73 MB/s
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Typical Spinpoint F4 2TB Builds (Compare 28,297 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B350-PLUS - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 115% - Outstanding Total price: $622

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Good

19 months ago.

Works fine and as expected for a HDD.


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