Average Bench: 54.9% (248th of 1015)

Based on 45,158 user benchmarks.  Models: SAMSUNG HD204UI, ST2000DL004 HD204UI, ST2000DL 004

Average average bench

The Samsung Spinpoint F4 2TB averaged 45.0% 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 0.81MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.05MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung Spinpoint F4 2TB is 40.2%. 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 52.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 73.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 45,158 samples)
Min Avg Max
44.3 Read 92.1 129
23.6 Write 73.5 132
27.4 Mixed 52.4 65.6
51.8 SusWrite 99.1 132
58.2% 79.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.6 0.7
0.8 4K Write 2.05 2.8
0.4 4K Mixed 0.81 1
153% 1.15 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 122 117 123 121 120 MB/s
Read 151
Write 35.6
Mixed 65.5
SusWrite 118
68% 92.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 0.9
179% 1.43 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 99 100 101 100 100 MB/s
Read 104
Write 128
Mixed 63.4
SusWrite 100
72% 98.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1
177% 1.23 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 33 34 34 34 32 40 MB/s
Read 90
Write 42.9
Mixed 38.9
SusWrite 34.7
38% 51.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 1
159% 0.87 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 53,306,498 HDDs tested

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Typical Spinpoint F4 2TB Builds (Compare 23,283 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $135

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $684

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Good

6 years ago.

Works fine and as expected for a HDD.


Good

13 months ago.

found around the house, does the job well


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