Average Bench: 29.8% (758th of 984)

more Based on 2,165 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 70.2% 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 13.7%. 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 43.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 51.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,165 samples)
Min Avg Max
36.7 Read 51.8 60.7
36.1 Write 51.5 61.5
18.7 Mixed 43.4 59.8
36.7% 48.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.15 4K Read 0.53 0.74
0.57 4K Write 1.68 2.15
0.15 4K Mixed 0.38 0.51
95.2% 0.86 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
205GB free
Firmware: 02.01C03 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 60.7
Write 60.4
Mixed 59.8
45% 60.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 1.59
4K Mixed 0.41
96% 0.83 MB/s
233GB free
Firmware: 02.01C03 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 59.2
Write 60.9
Mixed 59.7
45% 59.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 1.82
4K Mixed 0.47
117% 1.01 MB/s
180GB free
Firmware: 02.01C03 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 53
Write 58.6
Mixed 51.3
41% 54.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 1.74
4K Mixed 0.44
105% 0.92 MB/s
47GB free
Firmware: 02.0
4KALIGNED
Read 52.2
Write 55.2
Mixed 52.2
40% 53.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.39
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.31
86% 0.87 MB/s
121GB free
Firmware: 02.01C03 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 52.8
Write 54.3
Mixed 52.7
40% 53.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 1.62
4K Mixed 0.46
110% 0.93 MB/s
44GB free
Firmware: 02.0 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 46.1
Write 60.9
Mixed 39.6
36% 48.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 1.87
4K Mixed 0.47
105% 0.92 MB/s
42GB free
Firmware: 02.01C03 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
!4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 43.5
Write 44.6
Mixed 44.7
33% 44.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 1.87
4K Mixed 0.54
127% 1.06 MB/s
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Workstation 41%
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Motherboard: Asrock Z77 Extreme4 - $260

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