Average Bench: 42.7% (506th of 1002)

more Based on 1,612 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 WD7500AAKS-22RKKA0, 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 57.2% 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 0.35MB/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 22%. 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 71.1MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 65.6MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 1,612 samples)
Min Avg Max
53.5 Read 77.4 94.3
48.4 Write 71.1 88.7
27.9 Mixed 65.6 86
53.6% 71.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.33 4K Read 0.55 0.74
0.96 4K Write 1.99 2.43
0.22 4K Mixed 0.35 0.45
98.4% 0.96 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
221GB free
Firmware: 30.04G30 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Read 80.8
Write 83.5
Mixed 30.2
48% 64.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 2.11
4K Mixed 0.31
94% 0.97 MB/s
409GB free
Firmware: 30.04G30 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Read 82
Write 74.6
Mixed 82.1
60% 79.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 2.16
4K Mixed 0.36
104% 1.04 MB/s
280GB free
Firmware: 30.04G30 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Read 78.5
Write 74.6
Mixed 68
55% 73.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.32
4K Write 1.83
4K Mixed 0.26
77% 0.8 MB/s
273GB free
Firmware: 30.04G30 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Read 81.1
Write 70.9
Mixed 76.3
57% 76.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.29
4K Write 1.83
4K Mixed 0.29
79% 0.81 MB/s
142GB free
Firmware: 30.0 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Read 63.2
Write 66.7
Mixed 62.8
48% 64.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 1.97
4K Mixed 0.36
102% 0.98 MB/s
56GB free
Firmware: 30.04G30 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Read 60.8
Write 64.5
Mixed 27.1
37% 50.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 1.95
4K Mixed 0.24
81% 0.88 MB/s
456GB free
Firmware: 30.04G30 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Read 60.5
Write 47.9
Mixed 64.7
44% 57.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.38
4K Write 1.95
4K Mixed 0.41
98% 0.91 MB/s
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Gaming 59%
Desktop 64%
Workstation 39%
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Motherboard: Asrock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $720

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