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WD WD5000AAJS

Blue 500GB (2007)

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Real World Speed: 38.4% - Rank 462nd / 881

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Based on 111 User Benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD5000AAJS-00YFA0, WDC WD50 00AAJS-00A8B0, WDC WD5000AAJS-00A8B, WDC WD5000AAJS-00YFA, WDC WD50 00AAJS-22YFA0, WDC WD50 00AAJS-00TKA, WDC WD5000AAJS-0, WDC WD50 00AAJS-22YFA, WDC WD50 00AAJS-00TKA0, WDC WD5000AAJS-2, WDC WD5000AAJS-32YFA0, WDC WD5000AAJS-22TKA0, WDC WD5000AAJS-00A8B2, WDC WD50 00AAJS-00YFA0, WDC WD5000AAJS-00TKA0, WDC WD5000AAJS-22A8B0, WDC WD5000AAJS-55A8B0, WDC WD5000AAJS-55A8B2, WDC WD50 00AAJS-00YFA, WDC WD50 00AAJS-22TKA, WDC WD5000AAJS-00A8B0, WDC WD5000AAJS-22YFA0, WDC WD5000AAJS-57YFA2, WDC WD5000AAJS-00TKA

Poor UBM speed

The WD Blue 500GB (2007) averaged 61.6% 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 111 samples ?
Min Avg Max
42.7 Read 68.2 91.1
42.7 Write 65.2 85.4
23.5 Mixed 55.9 83.8
47.3% 63.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.29 4K Read 0.51 0.69
0.89 4K Write 1.92 2.54
0.22 4K Mixed 0.35 0.48
95.9% 0.93 MB/s
Individual User Results Speed? Sequential? Random 4k? Deep queue 4k?
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
FIN-User, 26 Jan '15
346GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 86
Write 83.1
Mixed 74.9
61% 81.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 2.29
4K Mixed 0.36
107% 1.08 MB/s
USA-User, 26 Jan '15
237GB free
Firmware: 12.01C01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 74.9
Write 76.9
Mixed 59.4
53% 70.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.43
4K Write 2.05
4K Mixed 0.25
83% 0.91 MB/s
USA-User, 25 Jan '15
237GB free
Firmware: 12.01C01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 79.1
Write 70.7
Mixed 64.5
54% 71.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.57
4K Write 1.91
4K Mixed 0.31
94% 0.93 MB/s
FRA-User, 21 Jan '15
87GB free
Firmware: 12.01C01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 65.9
Write 69.8
Mixed 58.8
49% 64.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.02
4K Mixed 0.4
107% 1 MB/s
IND-User, 25 Jan '15
36GB free
Firmware: 12.01C01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 71.7
Write 62.8
Mixed 59.4
48% 64.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.24
4K Write 1.39
4K Mixed 0.3
69% 0.64 MB/s
DNK-User, 20 Jan '15
14GB free
Firmware: 12.01C02 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 58.2
Write 65.6
Mixed 23.9
36% 49.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 1.77
4K Mixed 0.38
93% 0.86 MB/s
PRT-User, 26 Jan '15
114GB free
Firmware: 12.01C02 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 57.8
Write 54
Mixed 58.4
43% 56.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 2.09
4K Mixed 0.48
118% 1.06 MB/s
BRA-User, 24 Jan '15
368GB free
Firmware: 12.01C03 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 49.5
Write 50.5
Mixed 25
31% 41.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.59
4K Write 1.88
4K Mixed 0.46
110% 0.98 MB/s
KOR-User, 20 Jan '15
108GB free
Firmware: 12.01C02 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 4.69
Write 6.96
Mixed 12.5
6% 8.05 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 1.85
4K Mixed 0.24
84% 0.88 MB/s
Value: 52% - Almost good Speed: 60% - Gunboat? Total Price: $1,042

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