Average Bench: 38.6% - 505th / 952

more Based on 651 User Benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD5000AAJS-00YFA0, WDC WD5000AAJS-98TKA0, WDC WD5000AAJS-00YFA, WDC WD50 00AAJS-22YFA0, WDC WD5000AAJS-08A8B, WDC WD5000AAJS-0, WDC WD5000AAJS-55TKA0, WDC WD50 00AAJS-22TKA0, WDC WD50 00AAJS-55A8B0, WDC WD50 00AAJS-32YFA, 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-55YFA0, WDC WD5000AAJS-22YFA0, WDC WD5000AAJS-22YFA, WDC WD5000AAJS-22TKA, WDC WD5000AAJS-00TKA, WDC WD5000AAJS-57YFA2, WDC WD50 00AAJS-22A8B0, WDC WD50 00AAJS-00A8B0, WDC WD50 00AAJS-22A8B, WDC WD5000AAJS-00A8B, WDC WD50 00AAJS-00A8B2, WDC WD5000AAJS-08A8B0, WDC WD50 00AAJS-00A8B, WDC WD5000AAJS-32TKA0, WDC WD50 00AAJS-00TKA, WDC WD5000AAJS-98YFA0, WDC WD50 00AAJS-22YFA, WDC WD5000AAJS-57TKA0, WDC WD5000AAJS-32YFA0, WDC WD5000AAJS-2, WDC WD5000AAJS-00YFA2, WDC WD5000AAJS-00A8B2, WDC WD50 00AAJS-55A8B, WDC WD50 00AAJS-57YFA2, WDC WD5000AAJS-57YFA, WDC WD50 00AAJS-22TKA, WDC WD5000AAJS-00A8B0

Poor average bench

The WD Blue 500GB (2007) averaged 61.4% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.35MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.89MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (best-worst) for the WD Blue 500GB (2007) is 58.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Blue 500GB (2007) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 55.8MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 65.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 651 samples)
Min Avg Max
44.6 Read 68.7 89.9
43.3 Write 65.6 86
23.5 Mixed 55.8 82.5
47.5% 63.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.25 4K Read 0.51 0.69
0.91 4K Write 1.89 2.42
0.22 4K Mixed 0.35 0.46
95.7% 0.92 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
ESP-User, 27 May '16
294GB free
Firmware: 12.0 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED
Read 75
Write 72
Mixed 71.4
55% 72.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 1.98
4K Mixed 0.37
97% 0.94 MB/s
USA-User, 28 May '16
331GB free
Firmware: 12.01C02 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 67.8
Write 73.8
Mixed 69.7
53% 70.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 2.08
4K Mixed 0.31
96% 0.98 MB/s
GRC-User, 24 May '16
167GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 77
Write 62.3
Mixed 23.5
40% 54.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.44
114% 1.04 MB/s
DEU-User, 27 May '16
336GB free
Firmware: 12.01C02 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 71.2
Write 65.4
Mixed 53.2
47% 63.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.44
119% 1.13 MB/s
GBR-User, 26 May '16
168GB free
Firmware: 12.01C02 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 67.6
Write 59.3
Mixed 31.3
39% 52.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 1.91
4K Mixed 0.47
105% 0.93 MB/s
GBR-User, 23 May '16
111GB free
Firmware: 12.01C02 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 59.3
Write 63.1
Mixed 53.9
44% 58.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 1.93
4K Mixed 0.33
90% 0.89 MB/s
ITA-User, 25 May '16
53GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 61.9
Write 60.1
Mixed 24.7
36% 48.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 1.84
4K Mixed 0.29
85% 0.86 MB/s
GBR-User, 26 May '16
141GB free
Firmware: 12.01C02 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 38.8
Write 52.5
Mixed 59.7
38% 50.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.43
4K Write 1.74
4K Mixed 0.35
89% 0.84 MB/s
DEU-User, 27 May '16
393GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 9.83
Write 66.6
Mixed 36.2
28% 37.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.59
4K Write 1.88
4K Mixed 0.42
106% 0.96 MB/s

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