Average Bench: 56.4% (231st of 1015)

Based on 3,390 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG HD253GJ

Average average bench

The Samsung HD253GJ 250GB averaged 43.6% 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 0.94MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.39MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung HD253GJ 250GB is 53.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung HD253GJ 250GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 58MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 88.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,390 samples)
Min Avg Max
23.1 Read 100 135
23.7 Write 88.1 139
20 Mixed 58 71.4
36.1 SusWrite 95.9 137
62.8% 85.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.6 0.7
0.9 4K Write 2.39 3.3
0.3 4K Mixed 0.94 1.2
174% 1.31 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
232GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 132 132 132 132 132 MB/s
Read 103
Write 118
Mixed 69
SusWrite 132
77% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.2
216% 1.6 MB/s
224GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 105 105 106 112 114 MB/s
Read 121
Write 32.8
Mixed 63.7
SusWrite 107
60% 81.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.1
201% 1.5 MB/s
218GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 86 60 90 99 112 MB/s
Read 111
Write 125
Mixed 68.3
SusWrite 90.8
73% 98.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
188% 1.43 MB/s
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 71 65 83 104 115 90 MB/s
Read 114
Write 117
Mixed 57.8
SusWrite 88.1
69% 94 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
187% 1.4 MB/s
115GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 118 118 117 117 118 MB/s
Read 79.8
Write 27.1
Mixed 64
SusWrite 118
53% 72.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 0.9
183% 1.5 MB/s
102GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 88 89 90 89 89 MB/s
Read 107
Write 116
Mixed 66.6
SusWrite 89.6
70% 94.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1.2
203% 1.37 MB/s
80GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 0.1 49 84 84 77 77 MB/s
Read 109
Write 69.5
Mixed 63.4
SusWrite 61.8
56% 75.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
180% 1.37 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 39,650,145 HDDs tested.

Typical HD253GJ 250GB Builds (Compare 38,531 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $329

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