Average Bench: 29.9% (755th of 984)

more Based on 2,502 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD2500KS-00MJB0, WDC WD25 00KS-00MJB1, WDC WD25 00KS-00MJB0, WDC WD2500KS-22MJB0, WDC WD2500KS-00MJB1, WDC WD25 00KS-22MJB0, WDC WD2500KS-00M, WDC WD2500KS-22M

Very poor average bench

The WD WD2500KS-00MJB0 250GB averaged 70.0% 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 0.38MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.68MB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD WD2500KS-00MJB0 250GB is just 14.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the WD WD2500KS-00MJB0 250GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 43.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 52MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,502 samples)
Min Avg Max
35.7 Read 52 60.6
35 Write 52 61.6
20.1 Mixed 43.4 59.9
36.8% 49.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.54 0.74
0.54 4K Write 1.68 2.17
0.18 4K Mixed 0.38 0.52
95.8% 0.87 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
67GB free
Firmware: 02.01C03 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 61.4
Write 58
Mixed 59.4
45% 59.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.57
4K Write 1.72
4K Mixed 0.4
100% 0.9 MB/s
183GB free
Firmware: 02.01C03 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 59
Write 57.3
Mixed 60.9
45% 59.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 1.83
4K Mixed 0.32
92% 0.9 MB/s
152GB free
Firmware: 02.01C03 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
!4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 55.9
Write 58.7
Mixed 56.6
43% 57.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 1.86
4K Mixed 0.38
105% 0.98 MB/s
180GB free
Firmware: 02.01C03 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 56.6
Write 56.9
Mixed 26.5
34% 46.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 1.88
4K Mixed 0.45
113% 1 MB/s
233GB free
Firmware: 02.01C03 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 61.4
Write 48.1
Mixed 58.3
42% 56 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 1.87
4K Mixed 0.49
117% 1.02 MB/s
86GB free
Firmware: 02.01C03 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
!4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 48.2
Write 55
Mixed 49.7
38% 51 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 1.87
4K Mixed 0.46
113% 0.99 MB/s
53GB free
Firmware: 02.01C03 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
!4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 49.6
Write 50
Mixed 47.7
37% 49.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.57
4K Write 1.77
4K Mixed 0.39
100% 0.91 MB/s
29GB free
Firmware: 02.0
SYSTEM !4KALIGNED
Read 45.6
Write 44
Mixed 45
34% 44.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 1.87
4K Mixed 0.31
86% 0.86 MB/s
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Typical WD2500KS-00MJB0 250GB Builds (Compare 13,323 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 21%
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Desktop
Desktop 58%
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Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $387

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