WD Blue 500GB (2007)

WD5000AAJS-00YFA0

Speed Rank: 230th / 751

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Based on 40 User Benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD5000AAJS-00YFA0, WDC WD5000AAJS-22TKA0, WDC WD50 00AAJS-00A8B0, WDC WD5000AAJS-00A8B2, WDC WD5000AAJS-00YFA, WDC WD5000AAJS-22A8B0, WDC WD5000AAJS-00TKA0, WDC WD5000AAJS-0, WDC WD5000AAJS-00A8B0, WDC WD5000AAJS-22YFA0, WDC WD50 00AAJS-22YFA, WDC WD50 00AAJS-00TKA0

Almost good UBM score

The WD5000AAJS-00YFA0 averaged 30.3% lower than the peak scores attained by the HDD group leaders. This isn't a great result, and indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Average consistency

The range of scores (best-worst) for the WD5000AAJS-00YFA0 is 43.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD5000AAJS-00YFA0 performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

UBM Score

based on 40 samples
Min Avg Max
35.1 Read 67.6 115
42.1 Write 64.8 107
22.6 Mixed 53.4 108
44.2% 61.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.22 4K Read 0.53 0.71
1.51 4K Write 2.01 2.71
0.22 4K Mixed 0.36 0.52
95.1% 0.96 MB/s
Individual User Results SPEED Sequential? Random 4k? Deep queue 4k?
A 100% score indicates speeds that match the ten highest user rated HDDs.
NLD-User, 25 Jul '14
374GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 75.3
Write 73.7
Mixed 72.4
53% 73.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 2.27
4K Mixed 0.45
111% 1.11 MB/s
POL-User, 25 Jun '14
89GB free
Firmware: 01.0 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 61.4
Write 55
Mixed 55.1
41% 57.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 2.33
4K Mixed 0.33
106% 1.09 MB/s
FRA-User, 27 Jul '14
257GB free
Firmware: 12.0
4KALIGNED
Read 75
Write 72.7
Mixed 63.8
50% 70.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.43
4K Write 1.98
4K Mixed 0.39
91% 0.93 MB/s
USA-User, 04 Jul '14
248GB free
Firmware: 12.01C01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 79
Write 68
Mixed 58.4
49% 68.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 1.94
4K Mixed 0.29
91% 0.92 MB/s
ESP-User, 01 Jul '14
233GB free
Firmware: 12.01C02 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 61.6
Write 59.7
Mixed 31.1
36% 50.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 2.08
4K Mixed 0.43
102% 1.02 MB/s
DEU-User, 17 Jul '14
11GB free
Firmware: 12.01C02 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 64.6
Write 63.2
Mixed 52.9
43% 60.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 2.07
4K Mixed 0.32
88% 0.94 MB/s
USA-User, 29 Jun '14
26GB free
Firmware: 12.01C01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 56.5
Write 52
Mixed 52.1
38% 53.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.73
4K Mixed 0.39
89% 0.88 MB/s
AUT-User, 17 Jul '14
26GB free
Firmware: 12.01C01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 66.7
Write 50.4
Mixed 44.3
38% 53.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.37
4K Write 1.76
4K Mixed 0.43
84% 0.85 MB/s
USA-User, 24 Jul '14
120GB free
Firmware: 12.01C02 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 66.1
Write 53
Mixed 29.7
35% 49.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.45
4K Write 1.83
4K Mixed 0.22
80% 0.83 MB/s

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