Average Bench: 42.7% (500th of 995)

more Based on 1,491 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD7500AAKS-00RBA0, WDC WD75 00AAKS-00RBA0, WDC WD7500AAKS-22RBA, WDC WD7500AAKS-22RBA0, WDC WD7500AAKS-65RBA0, WDC WD7500AAKS-00RBA, WDC WD75 00AAKS-65RBA0, WDC WD75 00AAKS-22RBA0, WDC WD75 00AAKS-00RBA, WDC WD75 00AAKS-22RBA, WDC WD7500AAKS-0, WDC WD75 00AAKS-65RBA, WDC WD7500AAKS-65RBA

Below average average bench

The WD Blue 750GB (2008) averaged 57.3% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.35MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.99MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Blue 750GB (2008) is 21.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the WD Blue 750GB (2008) performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Write Speed 71.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 65.5MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 1,491 samples)
Min Avg Max
52.6 Read 77 94.1
48.6 Write 71.4 88.8
28 Mixed 65.5 86.5
53.5% 71.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.32 4K Read 0.55 0.74
1.12 4K Write 1.99 2.44
0.23 4K Mixed 0.35 0.45
98.3% 0.96 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
528GB free
Firmware: 30.04G30 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Read 88.8
Write 83.2
Mixed 77.7
63% 83.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 2.16
4K Mixed 0.41
116% 1.09 MB/s
526GB free
Firmware: 30.04G30 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Read 90.4
Write 79.5
Mixed 84.1
64% 84.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 2.24
4K Mixed 0.42
111% 1.06 MB/s
471GB free
Firmware: 30.04G30 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Read 79.5
Write 78.7
Mixed 74.4
58% 77.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 2.07
4K Mixed 0.29
93% 0.96 MB/s
259GB free
Firmware: 30.04G30 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Read 94.4
Write 61.5
Mixed 34.4
47% 63.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 1.88
4K Mixed 0.28
92% 0.92 MB/s
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Gaming 59%
Desktop 66%
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Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH P67

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $798

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