Average Bench: 29.9% (755th of 984)

more Based on 3,057 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 1.67MB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD WD2500KS-00MJB0 250GB is just 14.7%. 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 44.1MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 51.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,057 samples)
Min Avg Max
35.2 Read 51.7 60.6
34.6 Write 52.2 61.7
20.5 Mixed 44.1 60.1
37% 49.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.26 4K Read 0.54 0.73
0.48 4K Write 1.67 2.14
0.19 4K Mixed 0.38 0.51
95.9% 0.86 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
232GB free
Firmware: 02.01C03 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 60.8
Write 63.3
Mixed 28.7
38% 50.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 2.08
4K Mixed 0.37
111% 1.06 MB/s
182GB free
Firmware: 200. Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
4KALIGNED
Read 57.4
Write 60.4
Mixed 24.7
35% 47.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 1.89
4K Mixed 0.46
105% 0.94 MB/s
232GB free
Firmware: 02.0 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 57.4
Write 57.9
Mixed 37.5
38% 51 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 2.13
4K Mixed 0.42
112% 1.06 MB/s
163GB free
Firmware: 02.01C03 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 55.4
Write 58.2
Mixed 52.6
42% 55.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 1.93
4K Mixed 0.48
117% 1.03 MB/s
154GB free
Firmware: 02.01C03 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 55.9
Write 57.3
Mixed 56.2
43% 56.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.69
4K Mixed 0.36
101% 0.92 MB/s
41GB free
Firmware: 02.01C03 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
!4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 58.3
Write 51.7
Mixed 30.5
35% 46.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 1.77
4K Mixed 0.33
90% 0.87 MB/s
62GB free
Firmware: 02.01C03 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 46.7
Write 47.3
Mixed 39.8
34% 44.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 1.36
4K Mixed 0.28
76% 0.71 MB/s
102GB free
Firmware: 02.01C03 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 37.7
Write 37
Mixed 21.9
24% 32.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 1.62
4K Mixed 0.36
92% 0.84 MB/s
232GB free
Firmware: 02.01C03 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
!4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 52.3
Write 11.9
Mixed 17.3
20% 27.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 0.49
4K Mixed 0.24
65% 0.48 MB/s
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Typical WD2500KS-00MJB0 250GB Builds (Compare 16,357 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
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Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $383

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