WD WD5000AAJS

Blue 500GB (2007)

User Benchmarks

Real World Speed: 49.6% - Rank 463rd / 845

Based on 62 User Benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD5000AAJS-00YFA0, WDC WD50 00AAJS-00A8B0, WDC WD5000AAJS-00YFA, WDC WD5000AAJS-0, WDC WD50 00AAJS-22YFA, WDC WD50 00AAJS-00TKA0, WDC WD5000AAJS-32YFA0, WDC WD5000AAJS-22TKA0, WDC WD5000AAJS-00A8B2, WDC WD50 00AAJS-00YFA0, WDC WD5000AAJS-00TKA0, WDC WD5000AAJS-22A8B0, WDC WD5000AAJS-55A8B0, WDC WD50 00AAJS-22TKA, WDC WD5000AAJS-00A8B0, WDC WD5000AAJS-22YFA0, WDC WD5000AAJS-00TKA

Below average UBM speed

The WD Blue 500GB (2007) averaged 50.4% 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 62 samples ?
Min Avg Max
42.2 Read 67.4 90.9
42.4 Write 63.9 85
23.1 Mixed 55 81.5
46.6% 62.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.26 4K Read 0.52 0.69
0.7 4K Write 1.89 2.46
0.2 4K Mixed 0.35 0.48
95.3% 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.
ITA-User, 30 Oct '14
313GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 90.9
Write 79.3
Mixed 88.1
65% 86.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.42
4K Mixed 0.49
128% 1.2 MB/s
ITA-User, 20 Oct '14
320GB free
Firmware: 01.0 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 86.6
Write 78.7
Mixed 74.8
60% 80 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.34
102% 1.06 MB/s
DNK-User, 18 Oct '14
409GB free
Firmware: 12.0 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED
Read 82.5
Write 78.8
Mixed 77.7
60% 79.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 2.21
4K Mixed 0.35
103% 1.04 MB/s
EGY-User, 29 Oct '14
336GB free
Firmware: 12.01C02 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 75.4
Write 68.1
Mixed 71.5
54% 71.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 2.06
4K Mixed 0.41
105% 0.99 MB/s
FIN-User, 26 Oct '14
121GB free
Firmware: 01.0 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 62.6
Write 73.2
Mixed 72.3
52% 69.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.37
4K Write 1.81
4K Mixed 0.32
85% 0.83 MB/s
DEU-User, 28 Oct '14
53GB free
Firmware: 12.0
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 61.3
Write 66.2
Mixed 57.4
46% 61.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.13
4K Write 0.31
4K Mixed 0.16
29% 0.2 MB/s
GBR-User, 26 Oct '14
385GB free
Firmware: 12.0 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 68.6
Write 56.7
Mixed 58.4
46% 61.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 2.12
4K Mixed 0.46
115% 1.05 MB/s
CAN-User, 30 Oct '14
43GB free
Firmware: 12.01C02 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 61.5
Write 60.5
Mixed 60.1
46% 60.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.85
4K Mixed 0.38
94% 0.88 MB/s
CAN-User, 18 Oct '14
59GB free
Firmware: 12.01C01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 55.7
Write 47.3
Mixed 24.4
31% 42.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 1.57
4K Mixed 0.28
86% 0.82 MB/s

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