Average Bench: 57.7% (213th of 984)

more Based on 1,346 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 42.2% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.56MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.53MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD WD3000GLFS-01F8U0 300GB is 20.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the WD WD3000GLFS-01F8U0 300GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Read Speed 99.8MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 101MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 1,346 samples)
Min Avg Max
76.2 Read 99.8 117
79.5 Write 101 118
67.1 Mixed 90.6 110
73% 97.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 0.84 0.99
1.95 4K Write 2.53 2.89
0.43 4K Mixed 0.56 0.7
145% 1.31 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
558GB free
Firmware: 03.03V01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Read 107
Write 114
Mixed 104
82% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.79
4K Write 2.33
4K Mixed 0.58
141% 1.23 MB/s
188GB free
Firmware: 03.03V01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Read 104
Write 112
Mixed 95.8
78% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.92
4K Write 2.28
4K Mixed 0.61
148% 1.27 MB/s
251GB free
Firmware: 03.03V01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Read 97.8
Write 113
Mixed 106
80% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.55
4K Mixed 0.63
147% 1.29 MB/s
128GB free
Firmware: 03.03V01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Read 102
Write 97.9
Mixed 91.8
73% 97.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.95
4K Write 2.81
4K Mixed 0.69
169% 1.49 MB/s
50GB free
Firmware: 03.0 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Read 92.6
Write 98
Mixed 78.6
67% 89.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 2.58
4K Mixed 0.51
134% 1.26 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 6,165,540 HDDs tested.

Typical WD3000GLFS-01F8U0 300GB Builds (Compare 1,815 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 104%
Desktop 74%
Workstation 70%

Motherboard: Asus RAMPAGE IV EXTREME - $589

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,704

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