Average Bench: 39.1% (529th of 1015)

Based on 1,562 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG HD251HJ

Poor average bench

The Samsung HD251HJ 250GB averaged 60.8% 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 0.86MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.96MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung HD251HJ 250GB is 38.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung HD251HJ 250GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 46.6MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 60.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,562 samples)
Min Avg Max
19.2 Read 70.4 99.5
21.2 Write 60.5 95.4
16.1 Mixed 46.6 59.7
23.9 SusWrite 65.7 95.2
44.8% 60.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.57 0.7
0.6 4K Write 1.96 2.5
0.3 4K Mixed 0.86 1.1
155% 1.13 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
92GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1AC01118
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 102 107 107 106 97 MB/s
Read 107
Write 108
Mixed 58.3
SusWrite 104
69% 94.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.1
194% 1.37 MB/s
156GB free
Firmware: 1AC01113
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 102 101 101 101 101 MB/s
Read 98.2
Write 105
Mixed 59
SusWrite 102
67% 91.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
185% 1.37 MB/s
92GB free
Firmware: 1AC01113
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 82 82 82 81 81 MB/s
Read 78.7
Write 83.7
Mixed 54.9
SusWrite 81.6
55% 74.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
166% 1.23 MB/s
143GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1AC01113
SusWrite @10s intervals: 28 67 60 75 73 76 MB/s
Read 77.5
Write 79
Mixed 50.2
SusWrite 63.1
50% 67.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
164% 1.2 MB/s
154GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1AC01118
SusWrite @10s intervals: 30 49 41 53 59 59 MB/s
Read 91
Write 99.2
Mixed 59.2
SusWrite 48.6
55% 74.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
155% 1.2 MB/s
177GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1AC01112
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 61 63 63 65 66 MB/s
Read 67.7
Write 69
Mixed 46.5
SusWrite 64
46% 61.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
179% 1.3 MB/s
130GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1AC01114
SusWrite @10s intervals: 45 51 55 54 55 59 MB/s
Read 76.8
Write 77.8
Mixed 51
SusWrite 53.2
48% 64.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.9
171% 1.33 MB/s
199GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1AC01113
SusWrite @10s intervals: 55 30 50 57 54 26 MB/s
Read 69.9
Write 57.9
Mixed 51
SusWrite 45.4
42% 56.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
121% 0.97 MB/s
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Typical HD251HJ 250GB Builds (Compare 14,783 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 7010

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $217

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