Average Bench: 57.6% (218th of 984)

more Based on 1,604 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD3000GLFS-01F8U0, WD3000GLFS-01F8, WDC WD3000GLFS-75F8U0, WDC WD30 00GLFS-75F8U0, WDC WD3000GLFS-01F8U, WDC WD30 00GLFS-01F8U, WDC WD30 00GLFS-01F8U0, WDC WD3000GLFS-0

Average average bench

The WD WD3000GLFS-01F8U0 300GB averaged 42.3% 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 2.51MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD WD3000GLFS-01F8U0 300GB is 21.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the WD WD3000GLFS-01F8U0 300GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Read Speed 99.9MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 100MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,604 samples)
Min Avg Max
77.1 Read 99.9 117
77.9 Write 100 118
66.3 Mixed 90.4 110
72.8% 96.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.52 4K Read 0.83 0.99
1.67 4K Write 2.51 2.91
0.39 4K Mixed 0.56 0.7
143% 1.3 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
46GB free
Firmware: 03.03V01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 10000 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 119
Write 121
Mixed 84.6
80% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.94
4K Write 3.07
4K Mixed 0.74
178% 1.58 MB/s
18GB free
Firmware: 03.03V01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 10000 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 114
Write 115
Mixed 111
85% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.99
4K Write 2.95
4K Mixed 0.62
164% 1.52 MB/s
175GB free
Firmware: 03.03V01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 10000 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 108
Write 108
Mixed 87
76% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.82
4K Write 2.46
4K Mixed 0.49
134% 1.26 MB/s
176GB free
Firmware: 03.03V01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 10000 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 100
Write 112
Mixed 101
79% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.95
4K Write 2.82
4K Mixed 0.67
166% 1.48 MB/s
94GB free
Firmware: 03.03V01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 10000 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 98.2
Write 108
Mixed 87.1
73% 97.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 2.46
4K Mixed 0.6
145% 1.28 MB/s
270GB free
Firmware: 03.03V01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 10000 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 94.5
Write 99.1
Mixed 97
73% 96.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.99
4K Write 2.41
4K Mixed 0.59
152% 1.33 MB/s
75GB free
Firmware: 03.03V01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 10000 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 94.1
Write 97
Mixed 85.7
69% 92.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.29
4K Mixed 0.43
97% 0.77 MB/s
29GB free
Firmware: 03.03V01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 10000 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 96.6
Write 91.1
Mixed 86.8
69% 91.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 2.49
4K Mixed 0.57
140% 1.26 MB/s
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Typical WD3000GLFS-01F8U0 300GB Builds (Compare 2,189 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus RAMPAGE IV EXTREME - $589

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $1,426

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