Average Bench: 55.9% (240th of 1015)

Based on 36,462 user benchmarks.  Models: SAMSUNG HD204UI, ST2000DL004 HD204UI, ST2000DL 004

Average average bench

The Samsung Spinpoint F4 2TB averaged 44.1% 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 0.84MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.11MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung Spinpoint F4 2TB is 39%. 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 53.5MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 77.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 36,462 samples)
Min Avg Max
47.4 Read 93.6 129
23.2 Write 77.2 139
33.8 Mixed 53.5 64.6
62.8 SusWrite 101 132
59.7% 81.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.61 0.7
1 4K Write 2.11 2.9
0.5 4K Mixed 0.84 1
158% 1.19 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: 132 131 129 128 131 130 MB/s
Read 128
Write 61.8
Mixed 60.3
SusWrite 130
70% 95 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
187% 1.4 MB/s
761GB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 116 130 136 140 140 MB/s
Read 121
Write 132
Mixed 65.8
SusWrite 129
82% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 0.8
179% 1.6 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 125 126 126 126 126 MB/s
Read 114
Write 38.6
Mixed 48.4
SusWrite 121
59% 80.5 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: 131 131 131 131 131 131 MB/s
Read 101
Write 107
Mixed 58.6
SusWrite 131
73% 99.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.7
149% 1.27 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 106 105 102 108 106 MB/s
Read 105
Write 124
Mixed 58.9
SusWrite 106
72% 98.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
170% 1.27 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 97 108 107 111 110 MB/s
Read 59.6
Write 38.9
Mixed 66.1
SusWrite 104
50% 67.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
168% 1.27 MB/s
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Typical Spinpoint F4 2TB Builds (Compare 88,487 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 100%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,055

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