Average Bench: 56.6% (232nd of 1015)

Based on 23,275 user benchmarks.  Models: SAMSUNG HD204UI, ST2000DL004 HD204UI, ST2000DL 004

Average average bench

The Samsung Spinpoint F4 2TB averaged 43.4% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.84MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.03MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung Spinpoint F4 2TB is 35.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung Spinpoint F4 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 52.5MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 67.7MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 23,275 samples)
Min Avg Max
59.2 Read 97.2 132
24.4 Write 67.7 135
33.7 Mixed 52.5 64
57 SusWrite 99.7 132
58.2% 79.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.62 0.7
1 4K Write 2.03 2.8
0.5 4K Mixed 0.84 1
156% 1.16 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 125 128 127 127 126 MB/s
Read 124
Write 112
Mixed 58
SusWrite 122
76% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.9
174% 1.33 MB/s
494GB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 97 94 97 96 97 MB/s
Read 104
Write 40.5
Mixed 52
SusWrite 96.6
54% 73.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
166% 1.2 MB/s
508GB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 66 66 63 65 64 MB/s
Read 115
Write 118
Mixed 63.8
SusWrite 65.1
66% 90.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.1
196% 1.4 MB/s
24GB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 76 75 75 76 74 MB/s
Read 65.2
Write 77.5
Mixed 41.5
SusWrite 74.4
47% 64.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
121% 0.97 MB/s
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Typical Spinpoint F4 2TB Builds (Compare 32,628 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 55%
Desktop 67%
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Workstation 57%

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B350-PLUS - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $547

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