Average Bench: 56.6% (233rd of 1015)

Based on 26,635 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 0.82MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.08MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung Spinpoint F4 2TB is 36.4%. 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 52.7MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 71.9MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 26,635 samples)
Min Avg Max
49.9 Read 96.9 131
25.1 Write 71.9 137
32.7 Mixed 52.7 64.3
58.2 SusWrite 100 132
59% 80.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.61 0.7
0.9 4K Write 2.08 2.8
0.5 4K Mixed 0.82 1
155% 1.17 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
949GB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 109 110 109 109 110 MB/s
Read 126
Write 21
Mixed 42.1
SusWrite 109
54% 74.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.3
81% 0.67 MB/s
614GB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 113 111 103 107 104 MB/s
Read 109
Write 135
Mixed 65
SusWrite 109
77% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1
192% 1.53 MB/s
288GB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 89 92 92 92 91 MB/s
Read 93.2
Write 101
Mixed 51.4
SusWrite 91.4
62% 84.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.5
107% 0.8 MB/s
232GB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 104 103 104 106 104 MB/s
Read 58
Write 21
Mixed 24.8
SusWrite 101
37% 51.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 1
158% 0.97 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 27,259,994 HDDs tested.


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Typical Spinpoint F4 2TB Builds (Compare 60,949 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 28%

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $409

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