Average Bench: 57.9% (211th of 984)

more Based on 3,189 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD3000HLFS-01G6U1, WDC WD3000HLFS-6, WDC WD3000HLFS-7, WDC WD3000HLFS-0, WDC WD30 00HLFS-01MZUV0, WDC WD30 00HLFS-75G6U, WDC WD30 00HLFS-75G6U1, WDC WD30 00HLFS-75G6U0, WDC WD30 00HLFS-01MZU, WDC WD3000HLFS-01G6U, WDC WD3000HLFS-75G6U, WDC WD3000HLFS-01MZUV0, WDC WD3000HLFS-75G6U0, WDC WD30 00HLFS-01G6U3, WDC WD30 00HLFS-01G6U4, WDC WD3000HLFS-75G6U1, WDC WD30 00HLFS-01G6U1, WDC WD30 00HLFS-01G6U0, WDC WD3000HLFS-60G6U1, WDC WD3000HLFS-60G6U0, WDC WD30 00HLFS-60G6U0, WDC WD3000HLFS-65G6U0, WDC WD3000HLFS-60G6U2, WDC WD30 00HLFS-60G6U2, WDC WD3000HLFS-60G6U, WDC WD3000HLFS-01G6U3, WDC WD3000HLFS-01G6U4, WDC WD3000HLFS-01G6U0, WDC WD30 00HLFS-01G6U, WD3000HLFS-01G6U1, WDC WD3000HLFS-01MZU

Average average bench

The WD VelociRaptor 300GB averaged 42.1% 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 0.56MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.49MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD VelociRaptor 300GB is 21.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the WD VelociRaptor 300GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Read Speed 99.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 102MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,189 samples)
Min Avg Max
77.2 Read 99.4 117
79.2 Write 102 119
50.8 Mixed 89.5 112
72.8% 97 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.57 4K Read 0.79 0.96
1.61 4K Write 2.49 2.96
0.4 4K Mixed 0.56 0.72
141% 1.28 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
278GB free
Firmware: 04.04V02 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 10000 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 116
Write 119
Mixed 90.4
81% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.94
4K Write 1.81
4K Mixed 0.46
123% 1.07 MB/s
172GB free
Firmware: 04.05G04 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 10000 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 114
Write 110
Mixed 105
82% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 3.35
4K Mixed 0.6
159% 1.56 MB/s
236GB free
Firmware: 04.0 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 10000 RPM 4KALIGNED
Read 108
Write 114
Mixed 110
83% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.83
4K Write 2.49
4K Mixed 0.6
147% 1.31 MB/s
28GB free
Firmware: 04.04V04 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 10000 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 108
Write 107
Mixed 108
81% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 1.88
4K Mixed 0.45
111% 0.99 MB/s
183GB free
Firmware: 04.04V02 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 10000 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 105
Write 108
Mixed 102
79% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.95
4K Write 2.83
4K Mixed 0.69
168% 1.49 MB/s
41GB free
Firmware: 04.04V02 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 10000 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 104
Write 106
Mixed 106
79% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.93
4K Write 2.78
4K Mixed 0.68
166% 1.46 MB/s
162GB free
Firmware: 04.04V02 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 10000 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 103
Write 106
Mixed 99.9
78% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.49
132% 1.24 MB/s
128GB free
Firmware: 04.04V02 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 10000 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 103
Write 103
Mixed 82.6
72% 96.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.96
4K Write 2.55
4K Mixed 0.71
166% 1.4 MB/s
70GB free
Firmware: 04.04V02 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 10000 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 92.7
Write 103
Mixed 82.1
69% 92.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 2.68
4K Mixed 0.55
139% 1.3 MB/s
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Gaming 49%
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Desktop 48%
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Workstation
Workstation 27%
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Motherboard: Asus P6T DELUXE V2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $754

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