Average Bench: 33.6% (647th of 1015)

Based on 906 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG HD160HJ

Poor average bench

The Samsung HD160HJ 160GB averaged 66.4% 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 0.53MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.17MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung HD160HJ 160GB is 23.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Samsung HD160HJ 160GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 44.2MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 53.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 906 samples)
Min Avg Max
33.3 Read 59.1 75.2
20.4 Write 60 77.7
19.2 Mixed 44.2 69.2
15.2 SusWrite 53.1 75.1
39.9% 54.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.51 0.6
0.5 4K Write 1.17 1.8
0.2 4K Mixed 0.53 0.9
102% 0.74 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
116GB free
Firmware: BF100-12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 79 79 78 78 79 MB/s
Read 75.7
Write 79.1
Mixed 52
SusWrite 77.8
52% 71.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 1
166% 1.07 MB/s
149GB free
Firmware: BF100-08
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 75 75 75 75 75 MB/s
Read 75.4
Write 77.7
Mixed 47.9
SusWrite 75.1
51% 69 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
162% 1.17 MB/s
145GB free
Firmware: BF100-08
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 72 73 73 73 73 MB/s
Read 68.8
Write 27.8
Mixed 46
SusWrite 72.9
40% 53.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
127% 0.87 MB/s
55GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BF100-12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 45 39 54 55 56 56 MB/s
Read 53.8
Write 60.1
Mixed 40
SusWrite 50.7
38% 51.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.7
123% 0.8 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,460,847 HDDs tested.

Typical HD160HJ 160GB Builds (Compare 335 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 36%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

Motherboard: MSI 870-C45 (MS-7599)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $128

Popular HD160HJ 160GB compatible motherboards:

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