Average Bench: 32.7% (651st of 1015)

more Based on 29,258 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD3200BPVT-75JJ5T0, WDC WD32 00BPVT-75ZEST0, WDC WD3200BPVT-24JJ5, WDC WD32 00BPVT-00JJ5T0, WDC WD3200BPVT-16ZEST0, WDC WD3200BPVT-3, WDC WD3200BPVT-5, WDC WD3200BPVT-6, WDC WD3200BPVT-7, WDC WD32 00BPVT-00HXZ, WDC WD3200BPVT-8, WDC WD32 00BPVT-75JJ5T0, WDC WD3200BPVT-35JJ5T0, WDC WD32 00BPVT-24JJ5, WDC WD32 00BPVT-00ZEST0, WDC WD3200BPVT-0, WDC WD3200BPVT-1, WDC WD3200BPVT-2, WDC WD32 00BPVT-00A1YT0, WD3200BPVT-00HXZT2, WDC WD32 00BPVT-80JJ5T0, WDC WD3200BPVT-22JJ5T0, WDC WD32 00BPVT-16ZEST0, WDC WD3200BPVT-80ZEST0, WDC WD3200BPVT-80ZES, WDC WD32 00BPVT-26JJ5T0, WDC WD3200BPVT-00ZES, WDC WD3200BPVT-35JJ5, WD3200BPVT-22JJ5T0, WD3200BPVT-11ZCT0, WDC WD3200BPVT-55JJ5, WDC WD3200BPVT-22JJ5, WDC WD32 00BPVT-75JJ5, WDC WD3200BPVT-22ZEST0, WDC WD32 00BPVT-22JJ5, WDC WD3200BPVT-24JJ5T0, WDC WD3200BPVT-75JJ5, WDC WD3200BPVT-35ZEST0, WDC WD3200BPVT-00A1YT0, WDC WD3200BPVT-00RCBT0, WDC WD32 00BPVT-24JJ5T0, WDC WD32 00BPVT-80ZES, WDC WD32 00BPVT-08JJ5T0, WDC WD3200BPVT-16JJ5, WDC WD3200BPVT-22A1YT0, WDC WD3200BPVT-00ZEST0, WDC WD32 00BPVT-00JJ5, WDC WD32 00BPVT-22ZEST0, WDC WD3200BPVT-26JJ5T0, WDC WD3200BPVT-00G3T0, WDC WD3200BPVT-55ZEST0, WDC WD32 00BPVT-00JJ5T, WDC WD32 00BPVT-22JJ5T0, WDC WD3200BPVT-24ZEST0, WDC WD3200BPVT-08JJ5T0, WDC WD3200BPVT-24ZES, WDC WD32 00BPVT-35ZES, WD3200BPVT-00Z2TT0, WDC WD32 00BPVT-60JJ5, WDC WD32 00BPVT-55JJ5T0, WDC WD3200BPVT-60JJ5T0, WDC WD3200BPVT-35ZES, WDC WD32 00BPVT-24ZES, WDC WD3200BPVT-55JJ5T0, WDC WD32 00BPVT-16JJ5, WDC WD3200BPVT-00JJ5, WDC WD3200BPVT-55JJ5T1, WDC WD3200BPVT-00HXZT1, WDC WD3200BPVT-00HXZT3, WDC WD3200BPVT-00HXZT0, WDC WD3200BPVT-11HXZT3, WDC WD32 00BPVT-35ZEST0, WDC WD3200BPVT-11HXZT1, WDC WD32 00BPVT-24ZEST0, WDC WD3200BPVT-26ZEST0, WDC WD3200BPVT-26JJ5, WDC WD3200BPVT-00JJ5T0, WDC WD3200BPVT-80JJ5, WDC WD3200BPVT-11HXZ, WDC WD3200BPVT-75ZEST0, WDC WD32 00BPVT-55JJ5, WDC WD3200BPVT-55ZES, WDC WD32 00BPVT-26ZEST0, WDC WD32 00BPVT-00ZES, WDC WD32 00BPVT-75ZES, WDC WD32 00BPVT-60JJ5T0, WDC WD32 00BPVT-80ZEST0, WDC WD3200BPVT-22ZES, WDC WD3200BPVT-16JJ5T0, WDC WD3200BPVT-60JJ5, WDC WD32 00BPVT-35JJ5T0, WDC WD32 00BPVT-16JJ5T0, WDC WD32 00BPVT-55ZEST0, WDC WD32 00BPVT-00HXZT1, WDC WD32 00BPVT-80JJ5, WDC WD32 00BPVT-22ZES, WDC WD32 00BPVT-00HXZT3, WDC WD3200BPVT-00G33T0, WDC WD3200BPVT-75ZES, WDC WD3200BPVT-80HXZT3, WDC WD3200BPVT-00HXZ, WDC WD3200BPVT-80JJ5T0

Poor average bench

The WD Blue 2.5" 320GB (2010) averaged 67.2% 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 0.53MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.23MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Blue 2.5" 320GB (2010) is 31.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the WD Blue 2.5" 320GB (2010) performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 39.4MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 52.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 29,258 samples)
Min Avg Max
26 Read 61.8 86
17.1 Write 58.4 83.9
15.9 Mixed 39.4 53.2
19.9 SusWrite 52.2 83
39% 52.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.39 0.5
0.4 4K Write 1.23 1.7
0.1 4K Mixed 0.53 0.7
97.7% 0.71 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
191GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 71 67 72 67 67 MB/s
Read 70.3
Write 65.2
Mixed 41.2
SusWrite 68.8
45% 61.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.7
111% 0.67 MB/s
77GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 27 13 36 37 38 39 MB/s
Read 71.6
Write 62.6
Mixed 51.7
SusWrite 31.5
40% 54.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
112% 0.8 MB/s
123GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 34 37 32 36 33 30 MB/s
Read 54.4
Write 45.4
Mixed 40.7
SusWrite 33.8
32% 43.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
103% 0.73 MB/s
260GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 30 30 24 28 31 32 MB/s
Read 50
Write 30.7
Mixed 24.5
SusWrite 29.3
25% 33.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.2
43% 0.4 MB/s
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Typical Blue 2.5" 320GB (2010) Builds (Compare 4,313 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 2%
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Desktop
Desktop 53%
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Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Inspiron N5110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $228

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