Average Bench: 38.3% - 470th/899 (See all)

more Based on 183 User Benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD5000AAJS-00YFA0, WDC WD5000AAJS-00YFA, WDC WD50 00AAJS-22YFA0, WDC WD5000AAJS-0, WDC WD5000AAJS-55TKA0, WDC WD50 00AAJS-22TKA0, WDC WD50 00AAJS-00TKA0, WDC WD5000AAJS-22TKA0, WDC WD50 00AAJS-00YFA0, WDC WD5000AAJS-22A8B0, WDC WD5000AAJS-00TKA0, WDC WD5000AAJS-22A8B, WDC WD5000AAJS-55A8B0, WDC WD50 00AAJS-00YFA, WDC WD5000AAJS-55A8B2, WDC WD5000AAJS-19A8B2, WDC WD5000AAJS-22YFA0, WDC WD5000AAJS-22YFA, WDC WD5000AAJS-00TKA, WDC WD5000AAJS-57YFA2, WDC WD50 00AAJS-00A8B0, WDC WD5000AAJS-00A8B, WDC WD50 00AAJS-00A8B2, WDC WD5000AAJS-32TKA0, WDC WD50 00AAJS-00TKA, WDC WD50 00AAJS-22YFA, WDC WD5000AAJS-32YFA0, WDC WD5000AAJS-2, WDC WD5000AAJS-00A8B2, WDC WD50 00AAJS-57YFA2, WDC WD50 00AAJS-22TKA, WDC WD5000AAJS-00A8B0

Poor effective speed

The WD Blue 500GB (2007) averaged 61.7% 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.

Poor consistency

The range of scores (best-worst) for the WD Blue 500GB (2007) is 60.3%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the WD Blue 500GB (2007) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.34MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.89MB/s

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Write Speed 64.8MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 56.9MB/s

Effective Speed

(Based on 183 samples)
Min Avg Max
44.6 Read 68.3 90.1
43.7 Write 64.8 85.3
23.5 Mixed 56.9 83.1
47.5% 63.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.25 4K Read 0.5 0.69
0.65 4K Write 1.89 2.43
0.22 4K Mixed 0.34 0.47
94.1% 0.91 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
USA-User, 14 Apr '15
200GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 79.2
Write 80.2
Mixed 53
53% 70.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.33
95% 0.95 MB/s
MEX-User, 19 Apr '15
349GB free
Firmware: 12.01C01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 73.9
Write 73.2
Mixed 73.9
56% 73.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.38
4K Write 1.76
4K Mixed 0.32
84% 0.82 MB/s
USA-User, 18 Apr '15
222GB free
Firmware: 01.0 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 91.7
Write 52
Mixed 82.6
57% 75.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 1.82
4K Mixed 0.38
96% 0.89 MB/s
EGY-User, 14 Apr '15
223GB free
Firmware: 12.0 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 66.8
Write 70.1
Mixed 61.2
50% 66 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 2.04
4K Mixed 0.32
96% 0.97 MB/s
DEU-User, 19 Apr '15
110GB free
Firmware: 12.0 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 74.8
Write 53.9
Mixed 62.6
48% 63.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.29
4K Write 1.87
4K Mixed 0.33
84% 0.83 MB/s
HUN-User, 15 Apr '15
9GB free
Firmware: 12.01C02 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 68.1
Write 59
Mixed 61.2
47% 62.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.38
4K Write 1.96
4K Mixed 0.34
90% 0.89 MB/s
USA-User, 11 Apr '15
185GB free
Firmware: 12.01C02 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 65.2
Write 60.3
Mixed 36.9
40% 54.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.37
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.28
86% 0.92 MB/s
USA-User, 16 Apr '15
20GB free
Firmware: 12.01C02 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 55.1
Write 44.5
Mixed 24
30% 41.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 2.01
4K Mixed 0.31
90% 0.92 MB/s
NLD-User, 15 Apr '15
115GB free
Firmware: 12.01C01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 44.1
Write 45.4
Mixed 42.9
33% 44.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.17
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.23
59% 0.6 MB/s

DESKTOP
Desktop 60%
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GAMING
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
WORKSTATION
Workstation 35%
Jet ski
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