Average Bench: 49.9% (308th of 1015)

Based on 875 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG HE103UJ

Below average average bench

The Samsung HE103UJ 1TB averaged 50.0% 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 0.98MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.49MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung HE103UJ 1TB is 32.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Samsung HE103UJ 1TB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 56.9MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 79.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 875 samples)
Min Avg Max
45.9 Read 87.5 114
40.9 Write 79.8 120
37.2 Mixed 56.9 68.7
50 SusWrite 86 115
57.1% 77.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 0.8 0.9
1.9 4K Write 2.49 2.9
0.6 4K Mixed 0.98 1.2
189% 1.42 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
652GB free
Firmware: 1AA01113
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 101 108 105 100 104 MB/s
Read 97.3
Write 63.4
Mixed 58.5
SusWrite 104
59% 80.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.1
212% 1.6 MB/s
839GB free
Firmware: 1AA01113
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 105 103 102 102 103 MB/s
Read 94.7
Write 98.5
Mixed 57.8
SusWrite 103
65% 88.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1
200% 1.57 MB/s
571GB free
Firmware: 1AA01111
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 106 105 107 107 104 MB/s
Read 86.3
Write 49.7
Mixed 55.7
SusWrite 105
55% 74.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 0.7
169% 1.5 MB/s
571GB free
Firmware: 1AA01111
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 92 90 89 89 90 MB/s
Read 89.6
Write 69.1
Mixed 55.7
SusWrite 90
56% 76.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.1
208% 1.53 MB/s
840GB free
Firmware: 1AA01113
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 86 90 86 86 88 MB/s
Read 60.8
Write 18.3
Mixed 24.8
SusWrite 86.6
35% 47.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.2
67% 0.83 MB/s
716GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1AA01118
SusWrite @10s intervals: 33 41 48 42 43 28 MB/s
Read 62.5
Write 66
Mixed 46
SusWrite 39.3
40% 53.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.5
107% 0.8 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 40,615,776 HDDs tested.

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Typical HE103UJ 1TB Builds (Compare 1,860 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B85M-DS3H-A

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $182

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