Average Bench: 69.2% (134th of 1015)

more Based on 1,283 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD7500AZEX-00ZF5A0, WDC WD75 00AZEX-00ZF5A0, WDC WD7500AZEX-22RKKA0, WDC WD75 00AZEX-00BN5, WDC WD75 00AZEX-00ZF5, WDC WD75 00AZEX-00RKK, WDC WD7500AZEX-00RKK, WDC WD7500AZEX-00RKKA0, WDC WD7500AZEX-00ZF5, WDC WD7500AZEX-00BN5, WDC WD75 00AZEX-00BN5A0, WDC WD7500AZEX-00BN5A0, WDC WD75 00AZEX-00RKKA0, WDC WD7500AZEX-32BN5A0, WDC WD7500AZEX-0

Above average average bench

The WD WD7500AZEX-00ZF5A0 750GB averaged 30.7% 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 0.97MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.38MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD WD7500AZEX-00ZF5A0 750GB is 53.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD WD7500AZEX-00ZF5A0 750GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 71MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 113MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,283 samples)
Min Avg Max
68.2 Read 128 173
64.1 Write 121 157
39.3 Mixed 71 102
58.8 SusWrite 113 156
79.4% 108 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.44 4K Read 1.05 1.4
0.6 4K Write 2.38 3.1
0.5 4K Mixed 0.97 1.2
196% 1.47 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
698GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 182 184 185 184 184 183 MB/s
Read 188
Write 166
Mixed 82.9
SusWrite 184
113% 155 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
215% 1.67 MB/s
480GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 131 131 130 130 128 MB/s
Read 138
Write 130
Mixed 70.8
SusWrite 130
86% 117 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
179% 1.3 MB/s
491GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 104 120 127 133 143 MB/s
Read 140
Write 138
Mixed 69.5
SusWrite 126
87% 118 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1.1
213% 1.47 MB/s
221GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 134 132 126 122 102 MB/s
Read 138
Write 140
Mixed 108
SusWrite 126
95% 128 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.1
230% 1.77 MB/s
145GB free
Firmware: 0A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 104 102 101 102 104 MB/s
Read 106
Write 103
Mixed 97.7
SusWrite 101
76% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1
196% 1.53 MB/s
350GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 82 89 102 107 111 MB/s
Read 110
Write 80
Mixed 71.7
SusWrite 93.8
66% 88.9 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 0.9
204% 1.63 MB/s
486GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 51 47 62 65 69 68 MB/s
Read 131
Write 114
Mixed 77
SusWrite 60.4
71% 95.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.1
204% 1.5 MB/s
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Typical WD7500AZEX-00ZF5A0 750GB Builds (Compare 1,889 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asrock B365M Pro4

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $610

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