Average Bench: 54.1% (256th of 1015)

more Based on 16,938 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD7500BPKX-80HPJ, WDC WD75 00BPKX-75HPJT0, WDC WD75 00BPKX-80HPJT0, WDC WD75 00BPKX-80HPJ, WD7500BPKX-60HP, WDC WD75 00BPKX-22HPJT0, WDC WD75 00BPKX-22HPJ, WDC WD75 00BPKX-80PK4, WDC WD7500BPKX-75HPJ, WDC WD7500BPKX-80HPJT0, WDC WD7500BPKX-00HPJ, WDC WD75 00BPKX-60HPJT0, WDC WD7500BPKX-60HPJT0, WD7500BPKX-75HPJ, WDC WD7500BPKX-75PK4T0, WDC WD7500BPKX-75HPJT0, WDC WD7500BPKX-, WDC WD75 00BPKX-00HPJ, WDC WD7500BPKX-22HPJT0, WDC WD75 00BPKX-75HPJ, WDC WD7500BPKX-40JKWT0, WDC WD7500BPKX-00HPJT0, WDC WD7500BPKX-22HPJ, WDC WD75 00BPKX-60HPJ, WD7500BPKX-75HP, WDC WD7500BPKX-60HPJ, WDC WD7500BPKX-2, WDC WD75 00BPKX-00HPJT0, WDC WD7500BPKX-0, WDC WD7500BPKX-75HP, WDC WD7500BPKX-7, WDC WD7500BPKX-8, WDC WD7500BPKX-6

Average average bench

The WD Black 2.5" 750GB (2013) averaged 45.8% 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 0.82MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.03MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Black 2.5" 750GB (2013) is 42.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Black 2.5" 750GB (2013) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 66.1MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 90.5MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 16,938 samples)
Min Avg Max
48.4 Read 97.8 125
37.1 Write 93.9 121
25 Mixed 66.1 84.9
41.3 SusWrite 90.5 123
64.2% 87.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.11 4K Read 0.66 0.8
0.6 4K Write 2.03 2.6
0.2 4K Mixed 0.82 1
157% 1.17 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
664GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 117 115 118 119 118 MB/s
Read 115
Write 110
Mixed 78.2
SusWrite 117
77% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
144% 0.97 MB/s
335GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 87 86 87 86 86 MB/s
Read 113
Write 104
Mixed 79.2
SusWrite 86.3
71% 95.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
187% 1.37 MB/s
541GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 66 57 94 111 108 MB/s
Read 97.9
Write 105
Mixed 74.4
SusWrite 82.7
66% 89.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
170% 1.27 MB/s
549GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 52 53 54 54 54 56 MB/s
Read 93.5
Write 84.9
Mixed 68
SusWrite 53.7
56% 75 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.8
161% 1.27 MB/s
253GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 9 8.6 9.4 9.2 1.3 5.1 MB/s
Read 2.7
Write 37.5
Mixed 4.2
SusWrite 7.1
9% 12.9 MB/s
4K Read 0
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0.1
11% 0.03 MB/s
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Works. Just works, but there are better alternatives out there, this is like 7 years old soooo. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

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