Average Bench: 64% (174th of 1015)

more Based on 12,612 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD5000LPLX-00ZNTT0, 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-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 36.0% 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 0.75MB/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 45.7%. 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 59.5MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 103MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,612 samples)
Min Avg Max
66.7 Read 120 149
42 Write 108 144
30.3 Mixed 59.5 76.1
50.2 SusWrite 103 143
71.5% 97.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.62 0.8
0.7 4K Write 1.99 2.6
0.3 4K Mixed 0.75 1
146% 1.12 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
243GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 118 119 123 123 123 MB/s
Read 126
Write 95.8
Mixed 71.7
SusWrite 120
76% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
170% 1.27 MB/s
100GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 109 108 108 108 108 MB/s
Read 128
Write 128
Mixed 69.2
SusWrite 108
80% 109 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 0.8
166% 1.37 MB/s
105GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 89 89 90 89 88 MB/s
Read 120
Write 120
Mixed 64.5
SusWrite 88.8
72% 98.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
155% 1.2 MB/s
302GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 04.01A04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 57 76 87 64 82 MB/s
Read 113
Write 113
Mixed 57.9
SusWrite 73.5
66% 89.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.5
120% 1.07 MB/s
81GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2.3 87 97 92 97 94 MB/s
Read 101
Write 50.7
Mixed 57
SusWrite 78.2
53% 71.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
182% 1.4 MB/s
124GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 05.01A05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 49 49 33 60 60 60 MB/s
Read 108
Write 114
Mixed 62.5
SusWrite 51.9
62% 84.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.7
142% 1.13 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,347,543 HDDs tested.

Typical WD5000LPLX-00ZNTT0 500GB Builds (Compare 821 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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