Barely gets warm during operation.
Runs quieter than most 2TB drives.
High areal density of 667GB per platter.
Least expensive drive in this class.
Strong synthetic and server load performance.
Remarkably low power consumption, especially in idle.
Higher than normal vibrations for a 'green' drive.
Does not match performance of current-gen non-green HDDs.
Slower than previous generation in real-world testing.
By BeHardware on August 30, 2011
Unfortunately there's no such thing as the perfect hard drive and you'll have to choose your drive according to your priorities. If you’re looking for performance, for a model that will also be serving as a primary drive for example, you’ll want...-
By PC Advisor on June 21, 2011
The power consumption statistics of the F4EG were not too different from other hard disks in the market, which isn't brilliant, considering this hard disk's positioning in the 'green' segment. Still, the improvement in noise reduction...80
By PCWorld India on June 21, 2011
Samsung's latest 2TB HDD in the 'green' hard disk segment is targeted at the power conscious user who also values performance. The Samsung F4EG has higher storage density, allowing this 5400RPM drive to squeeze more performance out of a...78
By StorageReview on March 13, 2011
When being run through synthetic testing, Samsung's Spinpoint F4EG put in a strong showing if not the strongest. At that point we're really looking at two classes of drives: the older four-platter drives (the Western Digital Caviar Green and the...-
By TechRadar on February 24, 2011
Samsung may not be the first name that springs to mind when you think about hard drives, but it has an extensive range of drives for the desktop market. Not only that, it can also claim a world first with the SpinPoint F4EG, as it was the first to...80
By X-bit Labs on December 28, 2010
We want to say a few words about the Samsung SpinPoint F4 first. The company decided to introduce new platters into small-capacity products and this solution seems to be right. The SpinPoint F4 is fast, inexpensive (at least, inexpensive to make) and...-
By MyCE on November 26, 2010
“The Samsung Spinpoint F4 2TB is one of the best drives that you can buy at this time, it is very fast, quiet and also it can keep the temperatures very low. You won’t miss anything over a 7200RPM drive as long as you use this drive for...90
By Technic3D on September 14, 2011
Mit der HD204UI führt Samsung definitiv die Stärken der EcoGreen Serie fort. Besonders im Leerlauf überzeugt die Festplatte durch ein kaum wahrnehmbares Betriebsbereich und auch die Datenraten beim sequentiellen Schreiben können...-
By Les Numériques on April 24, 2011
Ce disque économique de Samsung ne tient pas la route face aux concurrents de Seagate, Western Digital et Hitachi. Mieux vaut se tourner vers le 5K300 de ce...40
By Alt om DATA on April 12, 2011
er måske ikke det første navn, du kommer i tanke om, når det kommer til harddiske, men producenten har et meget bredt udvalg af drev til desktop-markedet. Ikke kun det, men man kan også prale af en verdensnyhed: SpinPoint EcoGreen...80