Average Bench: 50.5% (303rd of 1015)

more Based on 7,076 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD7501AALS-00J7B0, 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 49.4% 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 0.91MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.3MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Black 750GB (2008) is 31.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the WD Black 750GB (2008) performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 64.4MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 83.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,076 samples)
Min Avg Max
59.6 Read 92.2 119
53.4 Write 87.2 110
40.4 Mixed 64.4 81.7
47.9 SusWrite 83.4 110
60.4% 81.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 0.81 1.2
0.88 4K Write 2.3 2.7
0.6 4K Mixed 0.91 1.1
177% 1.34 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
699GB free
Firmware: 05.00K05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 105 105 105 106 105 MB/s
Read 105
Write 99.8
Mixed 65.5
SusWrite 105
69% 93.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.1
207% 1.57 MB/s
320GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 104 105 105 105 106 MB/s
Read 96.7
Write 98.2
Mixed 75.3
SusWrite 105
69% 93.8 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
193% 1.47 MB/s
455GB free
Firmware: 05.00K05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 92 95 96 94 95 MB/s
Read 100
Write 83.9
Mixed 60.1
SusWrite 92.6
62% 84.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
191% 1.43 MB/s
81GB free
Firmware: 05.00K05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 98 98 101 97 100 MB/s
Read 88.5
Write 87.7
Mixed 67.3
SusWrite 98.7
63% 85.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 0.9
177% 1.4 MB/s
142GB free
Firmware: 05.00K05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 53 66 64 70 70 70 MB/s
Read 92.2
Write 92
Mixed 72.5
SusWrite 65.6
60% 80.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 0.9
179% 1.43 MB/s
333GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 05.00K05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 62 65 72 72 76 MB/s
Read 66.9
Write 74.5
Mixed 53.5
SusWrite 69.1
49% 66 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.8
123% 0.67 MB/s
79GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 05.00K05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 30 51 11 38 53 76 MB/s
Read 77.3
Write 62.8
Mixed 55.7
SusWrite 43.3
44% 59.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
124% 0.9 MB/s
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-AB350-Gaming 3-CF - $100

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