Average Bench: 26.2% (842nd of 1015)

more Based on 7,827 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD1600JS-75NCB1, WDC WD1600JS-88MHB0, WDC WD16 00JS-60MHB5, WDC WD16 00JS-00MHB1, WDC WD1600JS-62MHB5, WDC WD16 00JS-00MHB0, WDC WD1600JS-55NCB1, WDC WD1600JS-61MHB1, WDC WD1600JS-08M, WDC WD1600JS-70SGB1, WDC WD1600JS-08N, WDC WD16 00JS-00SGB0, WDC WD16 00JS-60MHB1, WDC WD1600JS-98NCB1, WDC WD1600JS-70SGB0, WDC WD16 00JS-19MHB0, WDC WD16 00JS-41SGB0, WDC WD1600JS-55M, WDC WD16 00JS-61MHB1, WDC WD1600JS-75M, WDC WD1600JS-55N, WDC WD1600JS-19MHB0, WDC WD16 00JS-60NCB1, WDC WD1600JS-75N, WDC WD16 00JS-55NCB1, WDC WD16 00JS-08MHB0, WDC WD1600JS-22MHB1, WDC WD1600JS-22MHB0, WDC WD16 00JS-55MHB1, WDC WD16 00JS-98MHB0, WDC WD1600JS-22M, WDC WD1600JS-22N, WDC WD1600JS-98N, WDC WD16 00JS-19NCB1, WDC WD1600JS-40TGB0, WDC WD16 00JS-22NCB1, WDC WD16 00JS-41MVB1, WDC WD1600JS-75NCB2, WDC WD16 00JS-40NGB2, WDC WD1600JS-58NCB1, WDC WD1600JS-75NCB3, WDC WD16 00JS-75NCB3, WDC WD16 00JS-58NCB1, WDC WD16 00JS-56MHB1, WDC WD1600JS-41MVB1, WDC WD16 00JS-75NCB1, WDC WD16 00JS-75NCB2, WDC WD1600JS-60NCB1, WDC WD16 00JS-08NCB1, WDC WD1600JS-40MVB1, WDC WD16 00JS-23MHB0, WDC WD1600JS-00NCB1, WDC WD16 00JS-22MHB0, WDC WD1600JS-41SGB0, WDC WD1600JS-00MVB1, WDC WD16 00JS-22MHB1, WDC WD1600JS-41M, WDC WD16 00JS-70SGB1, WDC WD1600JS-75MHB0, WDC WD1600JS-08NCB1, WDC WD1600JS-61M, WDC WD1600JS-23MHB0, WDC WD1600JS-40NGB2, WDC WD16 00JS-75MHB0, WDC WD1600JS-56MHB1, WDC WD1600JS-60MHB5, WDC WD1600JS-00MHB0, WDC WD16 00JS-00NCB1, WDC WD16 00JS-88MHB0, WDC WD1600JS-00MHB1, WDC WD1600JS-22NCB1, WDC WD16 00JS-62MHB5, WDC WD1600JS-00MHB5, WDC WD1600JS-56M, WDC WD1600JS-00M, WDC WD1600JS-00N, WDC WD1600JS-08MHB0, WDC WD1600JS-98MHB0, WDC WD1600JS-00SGB0, WDC WD1600JS-60N, WDC WD1600JS-55MHB0, WDC WD1600JS-19NCB1, WDC WD1600JS-60MHB1, WDC WD1600JS-55MHB1, WDC WD1600JS-60MHB2, WDC WD16 00JS-40TGB0, WDC WD1600JS-00S, WDC WD1600JS-60M

Very poor average bench

The WD WD1600JS-75NCB1 160GB averaged 73.7% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.85MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.75MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD WD1600JS-75NCB1 160GB is 24.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the WD WD1600JS-75NCB1 160GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 35.3MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 43.3MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 7,827 samples)
Min Avg Max
15.1 Read 47.7 60.7
10.3 Write 46.2 60.4
14.1 Mixed 35.3 43.6
11.5 SusWrite 43.3 60.2
31.8% 43.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.56 0.7
0.5 4K Write 1.75 2.3
0.2 4K Mixed 0.85 1.1
151% 1.05 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
149GB free
Firmware: 10.02E04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 63 64 64 64 64 MB/s
Read 63.1
Write 60.8
Mixed 44
SusWrite 63.3
43% 57.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
179% 1.3 MB/s
109GB free
Firmware: 02.01C03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 52 52 52 52 52 52 MB/s
Read 50
Write 50.8
Mixed 39.5
SusWrite 51.9
36% 48.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
179% 1.3 MB/s
37GB free
Firmware: 10.02E01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 59 59 58 59 60 59 MB/s
Read 34.5
Write 35
Mixed 27.4
SusWrite 58.9
29% 39 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 1
174% 1.17 MB/s
46GB free
Firmware: 10.02E01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 23 31 33 34 27 34 MB/s
Read 46
Write 45.3
Mixed 35.8
SusWrite 30.4
29% 39.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.5
112% 0.97 MB/s
0GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10.02E02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 16 16 9.7 31 42 44 MB/s
Read 23.1
Write 18.9
Mixed 26.5
SusWrite 26.4
18% 23.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.1
23% 0.2 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 29,583,537 HDDs tested.

Typical WD1600JS-75NCB1 160GB Builds (Compare 15,804 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop 65%
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $216

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