Average Bench: 56.8% (229th of 1015)

Based on 38,492 user benchmarks.  Models: SAMSUNG HD204UI, ST2000DL004 HD204UI, ST2000DL 004

Average average bench

The Samsung Spinpoint F4 2TB averaged 43.1% 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 2.01MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung Spinpoint F4 2TB is 38.2%. 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 52.7MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 75.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 38,492 samples)
Min Avg Max
51.2 Read 97.8 132
24.7 Write 75.4 136
30.9 Mixed 52.7 64.2
49.2 SusWrite 100 132
59.8% 81.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.61 0.7
0.8 4K Write 2.01 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%
2.5TB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 140 142 141 142 135 MB/s
Read 127
Write 122
Mixed 60.2
SusWrite 138
82% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.9
176% 1.37 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 121 135 136 134 136 MB/s
Read 101
Write 140
Mixed 61.9
SusWrite 132
80% 109 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 0.9
183% 1.5 MB/s
786GB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 130 131 131 131 131 MB/s
Read 81.5
Write 49.7
Mixed 54.5
SusWrite 130
58% 78.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
168% 1.23 MB/s
384GB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 96 97 97 97 97 MB/s
Read 69.8
Write 96.3
Mixed 50.6
SusWrite 96.6
58% 78.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
151% 1.13 MB/s
814GB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 84 88 99 97 96 MB/s
Read 67.3
Write 72.4
Mixed 45.9
SusWrite 93.3
51% 69.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.9
141% 0.83 MB/s
852GB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 79 79 79 80 80 MB/s
Read 76.7
Write 124
Mixed 55.7
SusWrite 79.3
62% 83.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
168% 1.27 MB/s
152GB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 82 83 84 84 83 MB/s
Read 71
Write 92.6
Mixed 49
SusWrite 83.4
54% 74 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 1
166% 1.07 MB/s
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Desktop 88%
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Workstation
Workstation 96%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $135

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $1,065

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Works fine and as expected for a HDD.


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