WD WD5000AAJS

Blue 500GB (2007)

User Benchmarks

Real World Speed: 49.2% - Rank 451st / 821

Based on 51 User Benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD5000AAJS-00YFA0, WDC WD5000AAJS-32YFA0, WDC WD5000AAJS-22TKA0, WDC WD50 00AAJS-00A8B0, WDC WD50 00AAJS-00YFA0, WDC WD5000AAJS-00A8B2, WDC WD5000AAJS-00YFA, WDC WD5000AAJS-22A8B0, WDC WD5000AAJS-00TKA0, WDC WD5000AAJS-55A8B0, WDC WD5000AAJS-0, WDC WD5000AAJS-00A8B0, WDC WD5000AAJS-22YFA0, WDC WD50 00AAJS-22YFA, WDC WD50 00AAJS-00TKA0

Below average UBM speed

The WD Blue 500GB (2007) averaged 50.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result, and 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 64.3%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the WD Blue 500GB (2007) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

UBM Speed

based on 51 samples ?
Min Avg Max
40.4 Read 67.1 93.8
42.2 Write 63.4 94
22.8 Mixed 52.8 81.3
45.7% 61.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.27 4K Read 0.52 0.69
0.78 4K Write 1.9 2.54
0.21 4K Mixed 0.35 0.47
95.5% 0.92 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, 14 Sep '14-$58
423GB free
Firmware: 01.0 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 86.2
Write 82.6
Mixed 78.3
62% 82.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.92
4K Mixed 0.4
91% 0.67 MB/s
FRA-User, 24 Sep '14-$58
465GB free
Firmware: 12.01C01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 81.1
Write 71.5
Mixed 69.2
56% 73.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 0.49
4K Mixed 0.29
65% 0.45 MB/s
USA-User, 11 Aug '14-$58
353GB free
Firmware: 12.01C02 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 77.1
Write 73.6
Mixed 72.5
56% 74.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 2.32
4K Mixed 0.43
118% 1.13 MB/s
SWE-User, 27 Aug '14-$58
199GB free
Firmware: 12.01C01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 78.1
Write 68.4
Mixed 36.4
45% 61 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 2.01
4K Mixed 0.26
86% 0.91 MB/s
USA-User, 30 Aug '14-$58
139GB free
Firmware: 12.01C02 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 56.5
Write 73.8
Mixed 45.5
44% 58.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.38
4K Write 2.08
4K Mixed 0.35
93% 0.94 MB/s
RUS-User, 27 Aug '14-$58
352GB free
Firmware: 12.01C02 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 62.3
Write 60.5
Mixed 35.2
39% 52.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.25
4K Write 1.33
4K Mixed 0.2
58% 0.6 MB/s
USA-User, 19 Aug '14-$58
377GB free
Firmware: 12.01C02 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 59.2
Write 56.3
Mixed 33.1
37% 49.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 1.76
4K Mixed 0.31
90% 0.87 MB/s
SWE-User, 16 Aug '14-$58
28GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 56.2
Write 49.2
Mixed 52.6
40% 52.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 2.13
4K Mixed 0.33
102% 1.03 MB/s
RUS-User, 28 Aug '14-$58
71GB free
Firmware: 12.0 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 49.4
Write 42.3
Mixed 53.7
37% 48.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 0.67
4K Mixed 0.23
60% 0.48 MB/s

Price

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