Average Bench: 30.6% (714th of 1015)

Based on 1,180 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG HD400LJ

Poor average bench

The Samsung HD400LJ 400GB averaged 69.3% 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 0.71MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.23MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung HD400LJ 400GB is 23.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Samsung HD400LJ 400GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 38.4MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 49.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,180 samples)
Min Avg Max
24.5 Read 57.1 74.5
26.7 Write 53.7 74.6
20.6 Mixed 38.4 49.2
21.8 SusWrite 49.4 72.4
36.6% 49.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.54 0.6
0.8 4K Write 1.23 1.8
0.4 4K Mixed 0.71 0.9
124% 0.83 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
333GB free
Firmware: ZZ100-15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 63 62 62 63 63 63 MB/s
Read 64.1
Write 70.1
Mixed 44.2
SusWrite 62.7
44% 60.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
138% 0.9 MB/s
243GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ZZ100-15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 53 51 55 53 55 57 MB/s
Read 64.6
Write 59.5
Mixed 42.5
SusWrite 54
41% 55.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
125% 0.83 MB/s
349GB free
Firmware: ZZ100-15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 42 43 43 43 42 43 MB/s
Read 68.8
Write 46.2
Mixed 38.3
SusWrite 42.7
36% 49 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
116% 0.83 MB/s
190GB free
Firmware: ZZ100-14
SusWrite @10s intervals: 47 50 50 50 49 47 MB/s
Read 57.7
Write 49
Mixed 37.3
SusWrite 48.6
36% 48.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.8
136% 0.87 MB/s
90GB free
Firmware: ZZ100-15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 22 19 23 23 22 23 MB/s
Read 64.1
Write 45.6
Mixed 40.6
SusWrite 21.8
32% 43 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
121% 0.8 MB/s
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AmazonUS $7514 mins
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Typical HD400LJ 400GB Builds (Compare 4,812 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus Z97-A - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $908

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