Average Bench: 60.3% (190th of 1015)

more Based on 25,442 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD5000LPLX-00ZNTT0, WDC WD5000LPLX-16NG8T1, WDC WD50 00LPLX-75ZNT, WDC WD50 00LPLX-00ZNTT0, WDC WD50 00LPLX-22ZNTT0, WDC WD50 00LPLX-16NG8T1, WDC WD50 00LPLX-75ZNTT0, WDC WD50 00LPLX-16ZNT, 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-1, 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-66ZNT, WDC WD50 00LPLX-60ZNT, WDC WD5000LPLX-24ZNTT0, WDC WD50 00LPLX-22ZNT, WDC WD5000LPLX-75ZNT, WDC WD50 00LPLX-66ZNTT0, WDC WD50 00LPLX-66ZNTT1

Above average average bench

The WD WD5000LPLX-00ZNTT0 500GB averaged 39.6% 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 1.97MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD WD5000LPLX-00ZNTT0 500GB is 45.5%. 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 59MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 96MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 25,442 samples)
Min Avg Max
65.2 Read 114 146
41.1 Write 102 141
30.3 Mixed 59 75.5
46.9 SusWrite 96 141
68% 92.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.61 0.8
0.7 4K Write 1.97 2.6
0.3 4K Mixed 0.76 1
146% 1.11 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
451GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 145 147 149 148 149 149 MB/s
Read 149
Write 150
Mixed 73.3
SusWrite 148
95% 130 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
172% 1.3 MB/s
440GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 03.01A03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 122 113 74 81 125 MB/s
Read 142
Write 135
Mixed 63
SusWrite 105
81% 111 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.3
83% 0.7 MB/s
22GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 103 115 102 90 118 MB/s
Read 127
Write 130
Mixed 67.6
SusWrite 107
79% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.7
153% 1.3 MB/s
61GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 04.01A04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 70 84 59 46 74 MB/s
Read 120
Write 114
Mixed 57
SusWrite 71
66% 90.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.1 MB/s
377GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 110 97 93 85 73 MB/s
Read 89.3
Write 97.2
Mixed 51
SusWrite 95.3
61% 83.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
132% 1 MB/s
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 04.01A04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 93 87 76 67 79 MB/s
Read 63.1
Write 44.9
Mixed 48.9
SusWrite 79.5
44% 59.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.5
106% 0.9 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 39,631,012 HDDs tested.

Typical WD5000LPLX-00ZNTT0 500GB Builds (Compare 3,758 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

System: HP EliteBook 840 G3

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