Average Bench: 62.8% (180th of 1015)

more Based on 9,941 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 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 37.2% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.74MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.93MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD WD5000LPLX-00ZNTT0 500GB is 45.9%. 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 58.6MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 102MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,941 samples)
Min Avg Max
63.5 Read 117 150
42.9 Write 106 145
29.5 Mixed 58.6 76
51 SusWrite 102 142
70.2% 95.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.61 0.8
0.6 4K Write 1.93 2.6
0.3 4K Mixed 0.74 0.9
144% 1.09 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
354GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 141 143 140 143 143 143 MB/s
Read 132
Write 138
Mixed 67.1
SusWrite 142
88% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 0.9
177% 1.4 MB/s
360GB free
Firmware: 04.01A04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 136 137 138 138 138 139 MB/s
Read 136
Write 135
Mixed 73.2
SusWrite 138
88% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.8
164% 1.33 MB/s
211GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 04.01A04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 97 114 108 113 108 MB/s
Read 137
Write 131
Mixed 64.2
SusWrite 106
80% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.9
159% 1.07 MB/s
351GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 113 111 81 119 128 MB/s
Read 113
Write 113
Mixed 62
SusWrite 111
73% 99.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
133% 0.93 MB/s
291GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 110 99 97 100 95 MB/s
Read 114
Write 102
Mixed 55.2
SusWrite 101
68% 93 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.5
114% 0.97 MB/s
424GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 04.01A04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 70 94 109 109 110 MB/s
Read 107
Write 116
Mixed 62.5
SusWrite 95.7
70% 95.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
144% 1 MB/s
395GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 04.01A04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 76 95 72 84 96 MB/s
Read 51
Write 9
Mixed 22.3
SusWrite 81.7
30% 41 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.4
65% 0.47 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,644,966 HDDs tested.

Typical WD5000LPLX-00ZNTT0 500GB Builds (Compare 631 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat

System: Lenovo 20HHCTO1WW

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