Average Bench: 44.2% (420th of 1015)

Based on 4,536 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG HD203WI

Below average average bench

The Samsung Spinpoint F3 2TB averaged 55.8% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.89MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.98MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung Spinpoint F3 2TB is 34.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Samsung Spinpoint F3 2TB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Write Speed 54.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 50.8MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 4,536 samples)
Min Avg Max
20.2 Read 71 103
20.9 Write 54.4 115
31.1 Mixed 50.8 63.5
48.1 SusWrite 82.6 109
47.7% 64.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.62 0.7
1.3 4K Write 1.98 2.5
0.5 4K Mixed 0.89 1.1
161% 1.16 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free
Firmware: 1AN10003
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 106 103 108 107 106 MB/s
Read 152
Write 32.2
Mixed 70.3
SusWrite 102
66% 89.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
187% 1.4 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 1AN10003
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 105 110 109 109 109 MB/s
Read 132
Write 33.1
Mixed 63.5
SusWrite 109
62% 84.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1
171% 1.2 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 1AN10003
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 96 106 106 107 106 MB/s
Read 92.7
Write 117
Mixed 59.6
SusWrite 102
68% 92.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1.2
197% 1.3 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 1AN10002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 89 94 92 90 93 MB/s
Read 71
Write 93.2
Mixed 58.2
SusWrite 92.1
58% 78.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
155% 1.2 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 46,555,426 HDDs tested.


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Typical Spinpoint F3 2TB Builds (Compare 2,230 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 24%
Desktop 71%
Workstation 21%

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $149

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $415

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