Average Bench: 56.6% (226th of 1015)

more Based on 2,499 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 43.3% 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 1.22MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.69MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD WD3000GLFS-01F8U0 300GB is 29.6%. 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 68.9MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 95.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,499 samples)
Min Avg Max
71.8 Read 102 120
71.4 Write 101 119
51.3 Mixed 68.9 78.4
59.7 SusWrite 95.1 119
67.6% 91.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.7 4K Read 0.9 1
1.58 4K Write 2.69 3
0.8 4K Mixed 1.22 1.4
223% 1.6 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
219GB free
Firmware: 03.03V01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 118 119 118 118 119 MB/s
Read 118
Write 109
Mixed 75.7
SusWrite 118
78% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.3
236% 1.7 MB/s
218GB free
Firmware: 03.03V01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 112 114 114 115 114 MB/s
Read 114
Write 111
Mixed 76.5
SusWrite 114
76% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.3
234% 1.67 MB/s
218GB free
Firmware: 03.03V01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 112 114 114 115 114 MB/s
Read 112
Write 113
Mixed 75.8
SusWrite 114
76% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.2
224% 1.67 MB/s
204GB free
Firmware: 03.03V01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 108 109 109 109 106 MB/s
Read 117
Write 114
Mixed 75.7
SusWrite 108
76% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.1
213% 1.63 MB/s
63GB free
Firmware: 03.03V01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 100 91 83 89 89 MB/s
Read 110
Write 107
Mixed 75.2
SusWrite 92
71% 96.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.3
236% 1.7 MB/s
129GB free
Firmware: 03.03V01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 108 110 110 110 110 MB/s
Read 85
Write 89.2
Mixed 62
SusWrite 109
64% 86.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.3
230% 1.6 MB/s
118GB free
Firmware: 03.03V01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 85 86 87 87 87 MB/s
Read 103
Write 99.5
Mixed 71
SusWrite 86.2
66% 89.9 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.3
236% 1.67 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,460,847 HDDs tested.

Typical WD3000GLFS-01F8U0 300GB Builds (Compare 3,157 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus P6T DELUXE V2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $703

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