Average Bench: 49% (320th of 1015)

more Based on 437 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD5000LPZX-08Z10, WDC WD50 00LPZX-75Z10T0, WDC WD5000LPZX-60Z10T0, WDC WD50 00LPZX-60Z10T0, WDC WD5000LPZX-00Z10X0, WDC WD50 00LPZX-08Z10, WDC WD5000LPZX-80Z10T0, WDC WD5000LPZX-35Z10T0, WDC WD5000LPZX-75Z10T0, WDC WD5000LPZX-22Z10T0

Below average average bench

The WD WD5000LPZX-08Z10 500GB averaged 51.0% 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 0.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 3.21MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD WD5000LPZX-08Z10 500GB is 54.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD WD5000LPZX-08Z10 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 52.8MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 70.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 437 samples)
Min Avg Max
21.5 Read 99.3 160
21.7 Write 83.1 118
18.8 Mixed 52.8 73.6
29 SusWrite 70.6 116
56.2% 76.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.78 1.4
0.6 4K Write 3.21 5.81
0.2 4K Mixed 0.6 0.8
159% 1.53 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
265GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 04.01A04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 87 45 49 89 98 MB/s
Read 98.5
Write 114
Mixed 56.1
SusWrite 74.6
63% 85.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 0.5
130% 1.3 MB/s
408GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 05.01A05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 92 69 94 78 85 MB/s
Read 70.7
Write 63.6
Mixed 40.5
SusWrite 82.5
47% 64.3 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 4.4
4K Mixed 0.7
205% 2.07 MB/s
412GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 05.01A05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 45 68 28 66 89 80 MB/s
Read 89.9
Write 86.5
Mixed 65
SusWrite 62.7
56% 76 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 4.3
4K Mixed 0.8
210% 2.03 MB/s
161GB free
Firmware: 05.01A05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 69 69 69 70 69 MB/s
Read 80.1
Write 79.1
Mixed 46.6
SusWrite 70.2
51% 69 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 4.4
4K Mixed 0.3
136% 1.73 MB/s
442GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 05.01A05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 49 52 29 21 50 54 MB/s
Read 85.4
Write 116
Mixed 56.2
SusWrite 42.7
55% 75.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 3.4
4K Mixed 0.7
170% 1.6 MB/s
394GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 05.01A05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 56 71 49 28 27 55 MB/s
Read 70.6
Write 18.8
Mixed 35.4
SusWrite 47.4
32% 43 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.5
108% 0.7 MB/s
424GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 05.01A05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 51 53 31 40 66 82 MB/s
Read 8.4
Write 30.8
Mixed 28.9
SusWrite 53.8
23% 30.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.3
84% 0.93 MB/s
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Gaming 8%
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Desktop
Desktop 63%
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Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

System: HP 250 G7 Notebook PC

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