Average Bench: 23.6% (928th of 1015)

Based on 428 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG SP0842N

Very poor average bench

The Samsung SP0842N 80GB averaged 76.3% 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 0.49MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.19MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung SP0842N 80GB is 23.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Samsung SP0842N 80GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 33.1MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 30.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 428 samples)
Min Avg Max
14.2 Read 42.4 57.9
15 Write 41.8 57.6
12.3 Mixed 30.6 46.4
10.8 SusWrite 33.1 55.9
27.3% 37 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.12 4K Read 0.46 0.6
0.38 4K Write 1.19 1.6
0.16 4K Mixed 0.49 0.9
95.2% 0.71 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
74GB free
Firmware: BH100-35
SusWrite @10s intervals: 55 56 57 58 58 56 MB/s
Read 55.5
Write 57.9
Mixed 35.5
SusWrite 56.6
38% 51.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
156% 1.07 MB/s
19GB free
Firmware: BH100-50
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 41 41 42 41 42 MB/s
Read 55.3
Write 46
Mixed 35.8
SusWrite 40.7
33% 44.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.8
136% 0.87 MB/s
16GB free
Firmware: BH100-45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 37 45 45 50 51 MB/s
Read 50.8
Write 45
Mixed 35.7
SusWrite 45
33% 44.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.9
155% 1.03 MB/s
15GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BH100-50
SusWrite @10s intervals: 36 36 37 37 37 38 MB/s
Read 52.2
Write 33.5
Mixed 32.4
SusWrite 36.8
29% 38.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.8
126% 0.73 MB/s
8GB free
Firmware: BH100-45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 34 35 35 36 36 35 MB/s
Read 46.9
Write 46.9
Mixed 33.5
SusWrite 35.1
30% 40.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.9
151% 0.97 MB/s
36GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BH100-45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 30 15 14 23 25 19 MB/s
Read 49.8
Write 21.5
Mixed 15
SusWrite 20.9
20% 26.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.4
73% 0.6 MB/s
45GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BH100-45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 22 21 13 35 38 40 MB/s
Read 34.5
Write 45
Mixed 34.3
SusWrite 28.3
26% 35.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
127% 0.87 MB/s
13GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BH100-45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 12 24 24 26 29 30 MB/s
Read 27.8
Write 29.8
Mixed 23
SusWrite 24.2
19% 26.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
142% 0.97 MB/s
25GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BH100-45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 15 15 21 28 29 27 MB/s
Read 26.5
Write 29.1
Mixed 23
SusWrite 22.5
19% 25.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.9
155% 1.03 MB/s
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Typical SP0842N 80GB Builds (Compare 1,023 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 29%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: MSI G41M-P26 (MS-7592)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 23% - Poor Total price: $44

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