Average Bench: 56% (236th of 1015)

Based on 1,707 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG HD253GJ

Average average bench

The Samsung HD253GJ 250GB averaged 44.0% 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 0.94MB/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 51.4%. 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 57.9MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 85.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,707 samples)
Min Avg Max
20.2 Read 98.4 133
23.2 Write 85.7 137
20.3 Mixed 57.9 71.2
37.9 SusWrite 96.4 136
62.2% 84.6 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
173% 1.31 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
102GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 116 115 117 115 117 MB/s
Read 88.3
Write 28.3
Mixed 64
SusWrite 112
54% 73.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1.2
218% 1.63 MB/s
176GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 74 34 52 98 111 MB/s
Read 118
Write 124
Mixed 64.3
SusWrite 71.1
69% 94.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1.1
211% 1.63 MB/s
171GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 59 68 63 93 83 75 MB/s
Read 98.8
Write 101
Mixed 47.8
SusWrite 73.5
59% 80.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.6
128% 1.1 MB/s
169GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 59 33 42 55 59 54 MB/s
Read 101
Write 122
Mixed 64
SusWrite 50.3
62% 84.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.2
209% 1.43 MB/s
48GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 37 41 18 20 24 25 MB/s
Read 97.8
Write 99.7
Mixed 46.6
SusWrite 27.6
50% 67.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 0.7
155% 1.33 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,746,444 HDDs tested.

Typical HD253GJ 250GB Builds (Compare 2,649 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 31%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard

System: HP Compaq 8000 Elite SFF PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 32% - Below average Total price: $56

Popular HD253GJ 250GB systems:

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