Average Bench: 31.3% (692nd of 1014)

Based on 1,518 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG HD160HJ

Poor average bench

The Samsung HD160HJ 160GB averaged 68.7% 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 0.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.54MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung HD160HJ 160GB is 29.4%. 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 38.9MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 52.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,518 samples)
Min Avg Max
15.2 Read 56.2 73.7
15.5 Write 57.2 76.8
16.6 Mixed 38.9 48.5
17 SusWrite 52.5 73.4
37.7% 51.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.54 0.6
0.5 4K Write 1.19 1.9
0.3 4K Mixed 0.7 0.9
123% 0.81 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
54GB free
Firmware: BF100-12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 59 60 60 60 59 58 MB/s
Read 53
Write 62.3
Mixed 38.9
SusWrite 59.2
39% 53.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.7
121% 0.77 MB/s
10GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BF100-10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 43 48 58 42 60 58 MB/s
Read 51.5
Write 51
Mixed 25.3
SusWrite 51.4
33% 44.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.6
106% 0.67 MB/s
69GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BF100-08
SusWrite @10s intervals: 30 29 11 17 43 44 MB/s
Read 54.1
Write 68.5
Mixed 46.4
SusWrite 28.9
37% 49.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
127% 0.87 MB/s
25GB free
Firmware: BF100-12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 46 45 45 44 44 45 MB/s
Read 34.7
Write 40.5
Mixed 29.8
SusWrite 44.9
28% 37.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.5
95% 0.67 MB/s
47GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BF100-12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 32 30 34 34 35 36 MB/s
Read 43.2
Write 48.6
Mixed 34.1
SusWrite 33.7
30% 39.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.8
134% 0.83 MB/s
112GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BF10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 13 15 11 16 27 17 MB/s
Read 8
Write 9.3
Mixed 6.3
SusWrite 16.4
7% 10 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.4
56% 0.3 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 40,730,159 HDDs tested.

Typical HD160HJ 160GB Builds (Compare 124 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

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