Average Bench: 62.6% (179th of 1015)

more Based on 12,435 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD5000LPLX-00ZNTT0, WDC WD5000LPLX-16NG8T1, WDC WD50 00LPLX-75ZNT, WDC WD50 00LPLX-00ZNTT0, WDC WD50 00LPLX-22ZNTT0, WDC WD50 00LPLX-75ZNTT0, WDC WD5000LPLX-22ZNT, WDC WD5000LPLX-24ZNT, WDC WD50 00LPLX-08ZNT, WDC WD5000LPLX-75ZNTT0, WDC WD50 00LPLX-00ZNT, WDC WD5000LPLX-22ZNTT0, WDC WD5000LPLX-75ZNTT1, WDC WD5000LPLX-60ZNT, WDC WD50 00LPLX-60ZNTT0, WDC WD50 00LPLX-21ZNTT0, WDC WD5000LPLX-7, WDC WD5000LPLX-60ZNTT2, WDC WD5000LPLX-60ZNTT1, WDC WD5000LPLX-21ZNTT0, WDC WD5000LPLX-6, WDC WD50 00LPLX-60ZNTT2, WDC WD5000LPLX-08ZNT, WDC WD5000LPLX-16ZNT, WDC WD50 00LPLX-60ZNTT1, WDC WD5000LPLX-66ZNT, WDC WD5000LPLX-66ZNTT0, WDC WD5000LPLX-2, WDC WD5000LPLX-66ZNTT1, WDC WD5000LPLX-0, WDC WD5000LPLX-60ZNTT0, WDC WD50 00LPLX-08ZNTT0, WDC WD5000LPLX-00ZNT, WDC WD5000LPLX-16ZNTT1, WD5000LPLX-60ZN, WDC WD5000LPLX-08ZNTT0, WDC WD5000LPLX-16ZNTT0, WDC WD5000LPLX-21ZNT, WDC WD50 00LPLX-60ZNT, WDC WD5000LPLX-24ZNTT0, WDC WD5000LPLX-75ZNT, WDC WD50 00LPLX-66ZNTT0, WDC WD50 00LPLX-66ZNTT1

Above average average bench

The WD WD5000LPLX-00ZNTT0 500GB averaged 37.3% 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 0.76MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.99MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD WD5000LPLX-00ZNTT0 500GB is 44.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD WD5000LPLX-00ZNTT0 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 59.8MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 100MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,435 samples)
Min Avg Max
71.8 Read 118 149
48.4 Write 106 144
32 Mixed 59.8 75.6
49.2 SusWrite 100 143
70.3% 96 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.62 0.8
0.7 4K Write 1.99 2.7
0.3 4K Mixed 0.76 0.9
147% 1.12 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
426GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 04.01A04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 114 122 112 131 139 MB/s
Read 136
Write 136
Mixed 65.4
SusWrite 118
83% 114 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
193% 1.47 MB/s
207GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 121 124 123 123 124 MB/s
Read 122
Write 116
Mixed 64.2
SusWrite 123
78% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
191% 1.43 MB/s
380GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 121 120 120 121 122 MB/s
Read 118
Write 92.2
Mixed 67.2
SusWrite 121
73% 99.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.8
162% 1.3 MB/s
277GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 87 82 102 104 99 MB/s
Read 125
Write 126
Mixed 64.9
SusWrite 94.9
75% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
154% 1.07 MB/s
127GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 93 92 87 83 92 MB/s
Read 111
Write 108
Mixed 56.5
SusWrite 89.6
67% 91.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.07 MB/s
110GB free
Firmware: 04.01A04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 102 103 103 102 103 MB/s
Read 97.1
Write 89.5
Mixed 57.9
SusWrite 101
64% 86.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
155% 1.17 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 23,065,927 HDDs tested.

Typical WD5000LPLX-00ZNTT0 500GB Builds (Compare 866 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

System: HP ProBook 440 G4

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