Average Bench: 23.7% (930th of 1015)

Based on 405 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 0.47MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.18MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung SP0842N 80GB is 23.4%. 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 32.9MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 30.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 405 samples)
Min Avg Max
14 Read 42.2 57.6
14.8 Write 41.8 57.4
11.5 Mixed 30.6 47
10.6 SusWrite 32.9 55.9
27.2% 36.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.13 4K Read 0.45 0.6
0.34 4K Write 1.18 1.6
0.15 4K Mixed 0.47 0.9
92.7% 0.7 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
16GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BH100-45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 50 49 49 51 52 53 MB/s
Read 54
Write 54.5
Mixed 37.3
SusWrite 50.5
36% 49.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 1
156% 0.9 MB/s
71GB free
Firmware: BH100-35
SusWrite @10s intervals: 33 33 33 32 30 32 MB/s
Read 59
Write 59
Mixed 39
SusWrite 32
35% 47.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.9
150% 1 MB/s
63GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BH100-45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 22 24 23 29 30 30 MB/s
Read 19.4
Write 22.1
Mixed 19.8
SusWrite 26.2
16% 21.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.3
68% 0.6 MB/s
74GB free
Firmware: BH100-45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 18 16 17 19 20 20 MB/s
Read 22.1
Write 18.4
Mixed 17.6
SusWrite 18.4
14% 19.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.9
155% 1.03 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,313,792 HDDs tested.

Typical SP0842N 80GB Builds (Compare 923 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 29%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: MSI G41M-P26 (MS-7592)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $42

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