Average Bench: 62.2% (179th of 1015)

more Based on 10,801 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 37.8% 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 1.92MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD WD5000LPLX-00ZNTT0 500GB is 45.4%. 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 58MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 99.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,801 samples)
Min Avg Max
71.5 Read 117 151
48.8 Write 107 144
30.2 Mixed 58 75.5
48.6 SusWrite 99.4 145
69.8% 95.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.61 0.8
0.6 4K Write 1.92 2.6
0.3 4K Mixed 0.74 0.9
143% 1.09 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
464GB free
Firmware: 05.01A05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 141 140 141 143 141 141 MB/s
Read 146
Write 140
Mixed 73.8
SusWrite 141
91% 125 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.7
147% 1.23 MB/s
466GB free
Firmware: 01.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 136 136 136 135 139 MB/s
Read 148
Write 142
Mixed 79.5
SusWrite 137
93% 126 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.8
160% 1.3 MB/s
434GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 108 99 128 128 137 MB/s
Read 141
Write 142
Mixed 60.9
SusWrite 119
84% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
162% 1.13 MB/s
425GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 05.01A05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 105 103 75 126 120 MB/s
Read 133
Write 126
Mixed 66.7
SusWrite 105
79% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
166% 1.23 MB/s
111GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 106 107 108 108 107 MB/s
Read 118
Write 119
Mixed 63.9
SusWrite 107
75% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.8
161% 1.27 MB/s
448GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 97 76 90 104 107 MB/s
Read 122
Write 109
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 90.7
70% 95.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.5
93% 0.67 MB/s
466GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 63 67 66 66 66 66 MB/s
Read 146
Write 69.5
Mixed 42.4
SusWrite 65.8
59% 81 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.6
109% 0.67 MB/s
381GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 97 97 99 99 99 MB/s
Read 105
Write 97.5
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 97.4
66% 90.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.8
164% 1.33 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,797,635 HDDs tested.

Typical WD5000LPLX-00ZNTT0 500GB Builds (Compare 760 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

System: HP ProBook 440 G4

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