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Average Bench: 38.2% - Rank 470th / 888

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Based on 144 User Benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD5000AAJS-00YFA0, WDC WD5000AAJS-00YFA, WDC WD50 00AAJS-22YFA0, WDC WD5000AAJS-0, WDC WD50 00AAJS-00TKA0, WDC WD5000AAJS-22TKA0, WDC WD50 00AAJS-00YFA0, WDC WD5000AAJS-22A8B0, WDC WD5000AAJS-00TKA0, WDC WD5000AAJS-55A8B0, WDC WD50 00AAJS-00YFA, WDC WD5000AAJS-55A8B2, WDC WD5000AAJS-22YFA0, WDC WD5000AAJS-22YFA, WDC WD5000AAJS-00TKA, WDC WD5000AAJS-57YFA2, WDC WD50 00AAJS-00A8B0, WDC WD5000AAJS-00A8B, WDC WD5000AAJS-32TKA0, WDC WD50 00AAJS-00TKA, WDC WD50 00AAJS-22YFA, WDC WD5000AAJS-32YFA0, WDC WD5000AAJS-2, WDC WD5000AAJS-00A8B2, WDC WD50 00AAJS-57YFA2, WDC WD50 00AAJS-22TKA, WDC WD5000AAJS-00A8B0

Poor UBM speed

The WD Blue 500GB (2007) averaged 61.8% 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 60.3%. 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 144 samples ?
Min Avg Max
45.3 Read 68.1 90
43.3 Write 64.8 85.3
23.5 Mixed 56.3 83
47.3% 63.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.26 4K Read 0.51 0.69
0.72 4K Write 1.9 2.46
0.22 4K Mixed 0.35 0.48
95% 0.92 MB/s
Individual User Results Bench? Sequential? Random 4k? Deep queue 4k?
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CAN-User, 21 Feb '15
118GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 80.6
Write 85.3
Mixed 83.8
63% 83.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.32
4K Mixed 0.37
105% 1.06 MB/s
ITA-User, 22 Feb '15
215GB free
Firmware: 3B01
4KALIGNED
Read 81.7
Write 78.7
Mixed 79.3
60% 79.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 2.11
4K Mixed 0.44
110% 1.03 MB/s
ITA-User, 17 Feb '15
356GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 86.6
Write 72.7
Mixed 77.9
60% 79.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 1.62
4K Mixed 0.43
105% 0.9 MB/s
CAN-User, 20 Feb '15
309GB free
Firmware: 01.0 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 74.9
Write 71
Mixed 66.6
53% 70.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 2.31
4K Mixed 0.38
115% 1.13 MB/s
USA-User, 12 Feb '15
317GB free
Firmware: 12.01C01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 71
Write 65.2
Mixed 61.6
50% 65.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.39
4K Write 1.61
4K Mixed 0.29
78% 0.76 MB/s
USA-User, 22 Feb '15
157GB free
Firmware: 12.01C02 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 65.3
Write 63.5
Mixed 63.1
48% 64 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 2.04
4K Mixed 0.37
98% 0.96 MB/s
JPN-User, 21 Feb '15
67GB free
Firmware: 12.01C02 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 63.7
Write 60.8
Mixed 57.7
46% 60.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.96
4K Mixed 0.26
86% 0.91 MB/s
USA-User, 11 Feb '15
57GB free
Firmware: 12.01C01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 54.9
Write 61.8
Mixed 73.7
48% 63.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.37
4K Write 1.89
4K Mixed 0.36
90% 0.88 MB/s
USA-User, 24 Feb '15
326GB free
Firmware: 12.0 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 55.4
Write 51.2
Mixed 49.5
39% 52.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.59
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.38
102% 0.96 MB/s
Build Score: 75% - Battleship ? Value: 58% - Above average ? Total Price: $1,246

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