Average Bench: 49.3% (322nd of 1015)

more Based on 9,016 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD7501AALS-00J7B0, WDC WD7501AALS-7, WDC WD7501AALS-0, WDC WD75 01AALS-75J7B, WDC WD75 01AALS-00E3A, WDC WD75 01AALS-00J7B, WDC WD7501AALS-32J7B, WDC WD7501AALS-32E3A, WDC WD7501AALS-22J7B0, WDC WD7501AALS-00E3A0, WDC WD75 01AALS-00J7B1, WDC WD75 01AALS-00J7B0, WDC WD7501AALS-00J7B1, WDC WD75 01AALS-00E3A0, WDC WD75 01AALS-00K1B0, WDC WD7501AALS-32E3A0, WDC WD7501AALS-00E8B0, WDC WD7501AALS-75J7B0, WDC WD75 01AALS-00E8B, WDC WD7501AALS-00J7B, WDC WD7501AALS-00E3A, WDC WD75 01AALS-00E8B0, WDC WD7501AALS-00E8B, WDC WD7501AALS-00K1B0, WDC WD75 01AALS-75J7B0, WDC WD7501AALS-75J7B, WDC WD7501AALS-32J7B0, WDC WD7501AALS-32J7B1, WDC WD75 01AALS-32J7B0

Below average average bench

The WD Black 750GB (2008) averaged 50.7% 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 0.88MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.25MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Black 750GB (2008) is 31.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the WD Black 750GB (2008) performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 63.6MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 82.5MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 9,016 samples)
Min Avg Max
53.3 Read 88.7 116
50.8 Write 83.9 107
39 Mixed 63.6 83.5
42.8 SusWrite 82.5 109
58.8% 79.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 0.81 1.2
1.01 4K Write 2.25 2.7
0.6 4K Mixed 0.88 1
173% 1.31 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
657GB free
Firmware: 05.00K05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 101 102 101 103 103 MB/s
Read 101
Write 97.2
Mixed 76.7
SusWrite 102
70% 94.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
190% 1.47 MB/s
252GB free
Firmware: 05.00K05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 84 85 84 85 85 MB/s
Read 96
Write 84.8
Mixed 56.7
SusWrite 84.5
59% 80.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.1
206% 1.53 MB/s
303GB free
Firmware: 05.00K05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 89 91 90 91 91 MB/s
Read 91.4
Write 91
Mixed 67.2
SusWrite 89
62% 84.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
193% 1.43 MB/s
140GB free
Firmware: 05.00K05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 78 78 78 77 78 MB/s
Read 80.1
Write 73.5
Mixed 54.3
SusWrite 77.9
53% 71.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.7
162% 1.37 MB/s
140GB free
Firmware: 05.00K05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 77 78 78 78 78 MB/s
Read 80
Write 73.7
Mixed 63
SusWrite 77.4
54% 73.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 0.8
170% 1.4 MB/s
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