Average Bench: 50.7% (291st of 1015)

more Based on 11,698 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

Average average bench

The WD Black 750GB (2008) averaged 49.2% 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 0.89MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.29MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Black 750GB (2008) is 32.8%. 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 65.8MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 85.3MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 11,698 samples)
Min Avg Max
59.8 Read 91.1 118
56.1 Write 86.6 113
43.4 Mixed 65.8 83.7
47.3 SusWrite 85.3 115
60.7% 82.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 0.83 1.2
1.3 4K Write 2.29 2.7
0.6 4K Mixed 0.89 1
176% 1.34 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
78GB free
Firmware: 05.00K05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 87 88 87 88 88 MB/s
Read 85.9
Write 81.7
Mixed 63.6
SusWrite 87.1
59% 79.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1
189% 1.37 MB/s
220GB free
Firmware: 05.00K05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 79 80 78 79 80 MB/s
Read 77.6
Write 75.3
Mixed 58.8
SusWrite 78.7
54% 72.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
170% 1.23 MB/s
183GB free
Firmware: 05.00K05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 68 69 69 67 68 MB/s
Read 69.3
Write 63
Mixed 61.9
SusWrite 67.8
49% 65.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.9
171% 1.33 MB/s
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