Average Bench: 30.2% (730th of 1015)

Based on 1,723 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG HM320II

Poor average bench

The Samsung HM320II 320GB averaged 69.8% 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 0.59MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.33MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung HM320II 320GB is 31.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Samsung HM320II 320GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 37.7MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 46.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,723 samples)
Min Avg Max
11.1 Read 54.3 75.7
12.1 Write 46.1 72.8
11.4 Mixed 37.7 49.5
18.6 SusWrite 50.7 74.5
34.9% 47.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.4 0.5
0.4 4K Write 1.33 1.8
0.1 4K Mixed 0.59 0.8
107% 0.77 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
191GB free
Firmware: 2AC101C4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 59 66 64 66 67 67 MB/s
Read 68
Write 41.5
Mixed 47.8
SusWrite 64.7
41% 55.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
134% 1.03 MB/s
213GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2AC101C5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 23 31 41 45 50 48 MB/s
Read 54.8
Write 56.3
Mixed 41.5
SusWrite 39.5
36% 48 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.5
99% 0.73 MB/s
229GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2AC101C5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 44 45 42 40 49 48 MB/s
Read 38
Write 52.9
Mixed 35.5
SusWrite 44.6
32% 42.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.5
88% 0.63 MB/s
41GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2AC101C4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 30 34 24 12 23 38 MB/s
Read 36.2
Write 51
Mixed 40.9
SusWrite 26.9
29% 38.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
105% 0.77 MB/s
222GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2AC1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 45 47 34 25 15 39 MB/s
Read 12.2
Write 36.5
Mixed 7.8
SusWrite 34.1
16% 22.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.6
89% 0.57 MB/s
210GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 14 13 12 12 11 14 MB/s
Read 16.2
Write 26.4
Mixed 17.4
SusWrite 12.9
14% 18.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.2
38% 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 31,980,363 HDDs tested.

Typical HM320II 320GB Builds (Compare 652 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 35%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Inspiron 1545

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 40% - Average Total price: $138

Popular HM320II 320GB systems:

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