WD Blue 500GB (2007)

WD5000AAJS-00YFA0

Speed Rank: 240th / 737

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Based on 38 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-00TKA0

Almost good UBM score

The WD5000AAJS-00YFA0 averaged 30.7% 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 38 samples
Min Avg Max
35.1 Read 67.2 115
42.1 Write 64.4 107
22.6 Mixed 52.7 108
43.8% 61.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.22 4K Read 0.53 0.71
1.51 4K Write 2 2.71
0.22 4K Mixed 0.36 0.52
94.8% 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.
USA-User, 19 Jun '14
293GB free
Firmware: 3B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 87.8
Write 84.5
Mixed 81.5
60% 84.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 1.82
4K Mixed 0.35
86% 0.88 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
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
IND-User, 17 Jun '14
14GB free
Firmware: 12.01C02 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 59.4
Write 58
Mixed 57.4
42% 58.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.43
4K Write 1.89
4K Mixed 0.31
84% 0.87 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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