WD WD5000AAJS

Blue 500GB (2007)

User Benchmarks

Real World Speed: 50.2% - Rank 456th / 868

Based on 89 User Benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD5000AAJS-00YFA0, WDC WD50 00AAJS-00A8B0, WDC WD5000AAJS-00YFA, WDC WD50 00AAJS-22YFA0, WDC WD50 00AAJS-00TKA, 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 WD5000AAJS-55A8B2, WDC WD50 00AAJS-00YFA, WDC WD50 00AAJS-22TKA, WDC WD5000AAJS-00A8B0, WDC WD5000AAJS-22YFA0, WDC WD5000AAJS-00TKA

Average UBM speed

The WD Blue 500GB (2007) averaged 49.8% 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.

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (best-worst) for the WD Blue 500GB (2007) is 75.2%. 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 89 samples ?
Min Avg Max
42.6 Read 68.1 91.3
42.6 Write 65 85.5
24.4 Mixed 57.2 82.3
47.6% 63.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.29 4K Read 0.5 0.69
0.88 4K Write 1.9 2.55
0.21 4K Mixed 0.34 0.47
94.2% 0.91 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.
GBR-User, 07 Dec '14
363GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 77.5
Write 85.9
Mixed 75.6
60% 79.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 1.99
4K Mixed 0.26
88% 0.93 MB/s
GBR-User, 07 Dec '14
375GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 81.5
Write 76.8
Mixed 54.4
53% 70.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.57
4K Write 1.79
4K Mixed 0.23
83% 0.86 MB/s
MEX-User, 13 Dec '14
73GB free
Firmware: 1C01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 73.6
Write 73.3
Mixed 59
51% 68.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.37
4K Write 1.81
4K Mixed 0.37
90% 0.85 MB/s
USA-User, 15 Dec '14
359GB free
Firmware: 12.01C02 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 67.7
Write 72.2
Mixed 69.2
52% 69.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 2.25
4K Mixed 0.46
118% 1.1 MB/s
ARG-User, 10 Dec '14
167GB free
Firmware: 12.01C01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 63.3
Write 63.2
Mixed 36.3
40% 54.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.39
4K Write 1.21
4K Mixed 0.27
69% 0.63 MB/s
ESP-User, 09 Dec '14
45GB free
Firmware: 01.0 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 64.5
Write 56.4
Mixed 63.3
46% 61.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 2.08
4K Mixed 0.35
108% 1.05 MB/s
USA-User, 06 Dec '14
661GB free
Firmware: 12.01C02 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 45.9
Write 58.9
Mixed 47.1
38% 50.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 3.55
4K Mixed 0.26
112% 1.41 MB/s
CZE-User, 14 Dec '14
13GB free
Firmware: 12.0 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 43.4
Write 56
Mixed 43.2
36% 47.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.35
4K Write 1.33
4K Mixed 0.27
69% 0.65 MB/s
ZAF-User, 09 Dec '14
30GB free
Firmware: 12.0 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 39.8
Write 35.2
Mixed 37.9
28% 37.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 1.57
4K Mixed 0.28
84% 0.8 MB/s

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