Average Bench: 58% (216th of 1015)

more Based on 2,864 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD3000GLFS-01F8U0, WD3000GLFS-01F8, WDC WD3000GLFS-75F8U0, WDC WD30 00GLFS-75F8U0, WDC WD3000GLFS-01F8U, WDC WD30 00GLFS-01F8U, WDC WD30 00GLFS-01F8U0, WDC WD3000GLFS-0

Average average bench

The WD WD3000GLFS-01F8U0 300GB averaged 41.9% 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 1.24MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.73MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD WD3000GLFS-01F8U0 300GB is 25.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the WD WD3000GLFS-01F8U0 300GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 69.9MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 97.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,864 samples)
Min Avg Max
78 Read 104 122
76.9 Write 103 120
56.9 Mixed 69.9 78.3
65.1 SusWrite 97.3 118
68.9% 93.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.8 4K Read 0.91 1
2.1 4K Write 2.73 3
1 4K Mixed 1.24 1.4
226% 1.63 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
225GB free
Firmware: 03.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 113 115 115 115 114 MB/s
Read 121
Write 117
Mixed 73.9
SusWrite 115
78% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.2
221% 1.6 MB/s
277GB free
Firmware: 03.03V01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 116 118 118 119 119 MB/s
Read 115
Write 110
Mixed 75.2
SusWrite 118
77% 104 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.3
238% 1.7 MB/s
278GB free
Firmware: 7101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 114 113 113 109 112 MB/s
Read 113
Write 107
Mixed 79.2
SusWrite 112
76% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.2
224% 1.67 MB/s
279GB free
Firmware: 03.03V01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 106 104 109 105 105 MB/s
Read 115
Write 97.3
Mixed 64.2
SusWrite 105
70% 95.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.2
215% 1.5 MB/s
46GB free
Firmware: 03.03V01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 110 116 113 104 113 MB/s
Read 104
Write 116
Mixed 73
SusWrite 111
74% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.3
232% 1.63 MB/s
165GB free
Firmware: 03.03V01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 100 101 102 103 102 MB/s
Read 79.5
Write 78
Mixed 57.2
SusWrite 102
58% 79.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.3
228% 1.57 MB/s
182GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 03.03V01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 43 44 45 47 48 MB/s
Read 112
Write 104
Mixed 67.2
SusWrite 44.2
61% 82 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1.3
223% 1.47 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,112,508 HDDs tested.

Typical WD3000GLFS-01F8U0 300GB Builds (Compare 3,524 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus P6T DELUXE V2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 34% - Below average Total price: $718

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