Average Bench: 57.1% (240th of 1010)

more Based on 1,846 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 42.9% 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 0.58MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.48MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD WD3000GLFS-01F8U0 300GB is 21.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the WD WD3000GLFS-01F8U0 300GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 90.6MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 99.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,846 samples)
Min Avg Max
76.8 Read 99.4 117
77.2 Write 99.6 118
65.7 Mixed 89.3 111
46.8 SusWrite 90.6 115
70.3% 94.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.54 4K Read 0.82 0.99
1.63 4K Write 2.48 2.91
0.38 4K Mixed 0.58 0.74
144% 1.29 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
142GB free
Firmware: 03.03V01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 119 120 118 119 120 MB/s
Read 121
Write 121
Mixed 75.9
SusWrite 119
80% 109 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.3
238% 1.7 MB/s
71GB free
Firmware: 03.03V01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 113 117 117 117 117 MB/s
Read 108
Write 105
Mixed 73
SusWrite 116
74% 101 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.3
240% 1.73 MB/s
35GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 03.03V01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 97 95 81 96 85 MB/s
Read 111
Write 111
Mixed 75
SusWrite 89.5
71% 96.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.4
243% 1.67 MB/s
265GB free
Firmware: 03.03V01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 79 79 79 78 79 MB/s
Read 117
Write 114
Mixed 75.7
SusWrite 79.1
71% 96.6 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.3
236% 1.67 MB/s
122GB free
Firmware: 03.03V01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 100 104 104 105 106 MB/s
Read 89.5
Write 87.5
Mixed 63.7
SusWrite 104
63% 86.2 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.2
229% 1.7 MB/s
47GB free
Firmware: 03.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 98 97 96 94 96 MB/s
Read 95.3
Write 96
Mixed 69.3
SusWrite 96.5
66% 89.3 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1.3
242% 1.77 MB/s
23GB free
Firmware: 03.03V01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 75 73 78 75 74 MB/s
Read 65.7
Write 78
Mixed 57.7
SusWrite 75.2
51% 69.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1.3
219% 1.4 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 10,050,342 HDDs tested.

Typical WD3000GLFS-01F8U0 300GB Builds (Compare 1,234 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus Rampage II Extreme

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $634

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