Average Bench: 58.2% (215th of 1015)

Based on 10 user benchmarks.  Model: WD My Passport 07A8

Average average bench

The WD My Passport 07A8 500GB averaged 41.7% 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 Write Speed 2.18MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 96.5MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD My Passport 07A8 500GB is 20.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the WD My Passport 07A8 500GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.5MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.19MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10 samples)
Min Avg Max
71.5 Read 101 115
77 Write 102 116
74.3 Mixed 96.5 112
75.1% 99.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.33 4K Read 0.5 0.56
1.64 4K Write 2.18 2.52
0.18 4K Mixed 0.19 0.23
82.6% 0.96 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
459GB free
Firmware: 1033 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Read 106
Write 116
Mixed 105
82% 109 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 2.48
4K Mixed 0.18
89% 1.07 MB/s
466GB free
Firmware: 1033 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Read 115
Write 106
Mixed 112
84% 111 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 2.45
4K Mixed 0.19
90% 1.07 MB/s
466GB free
Firmware: 1033 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Read 114
Write 107
Mixed 109
83% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.45
4K Write 2.52
4K Mixed 0.18
85% 1.05 MB/s
32GB free
Firmware: 1033 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Read 108
Write 107
Mixed 108
81% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.18
88% 1.06 MB/s
400GB free
Firmware: 1033 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Read 112
Write 103
Mixed 102
79% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 1.94
4K Mixed 0.22
82% 0.89 MB/s
440GB free
Firmware: 1033 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Read 105
Write 101
Mixed 93.8
75% 100 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 2.05
4K Mixed 0.19
82% 0.93 MB/s
171GB free
Firmware: 1042
Read 74.2
Write 77
Mixed 74.3
57% 75.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 1.89
4K Mixed 0.23
82% 0.88 MB/s

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,736,513 HDDs tested.

Typical My Passport 07A8 500GB Builds (Compare 8,625 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z97-PRO GAMER - $258

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $1,065

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