Average Bench: 33% (659th of 1015)

more Based on 16,505 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD3200BPVT-75JJ5T0, WDC WD32 00BPVT-22ZEST0, WDC WD32 00BPVT-75ZEST0, WDC WD3200BPVT-26JJ5T0, WDC WD3200BPVT-24JJ5, WDC WD32 00BPVT-00JJ5T0, WDC WD3200BPVT-00G3T0, WDC WD3200BPVT-16ZEST0, WDC WD3200BPVT-3, WDC WD3200BPVT-55ZEST0, WDC WD3200BPVT-5, WDC WD3200BPVT-6, WDC WD3200BPVT-7, WDC WD32 00BPVT-00JJ5T, WDC WD32 00BPVT-00HXZ, WDC WD3200BPVT-8, WDC WD32 00BPVT-22JJ5T0, WDC WD32 00BPVT-75JJ5T0, WDC WD3200BPVT-24ZEST0, WDC WD3200BPVT-08JJ5T0, WDC WD3200BPVT-35JJ5T0, WDC WD3200BPVT-24ZES, WDC WD32 00BPVT-24JJ5, WDC WD32 00BPVT-00ZEST0, WDC WD3200BPVT-0, WDC WD3200BPVT-1, WD3200BPVT-00Z2TT0, WDC WD3200BPVT-2, WDC WD32 00BPVT-00A1YT0, WDC WD32 00BPVT-55JJ5T0, WDC WD3200BPVT-60JJ5T0, WDC WD32 00BPVT-80JJ5T0, 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-22JJ5T0, WDC WD32 00BPVT-16ZEST0, WDC WD3200BPVT-80ZEST0, WDC WD3200BPVT-00HXZT3, WDC WD3200BPVT-80ZES, WDC WD3200BPVT-00HXZT0, WDC WD3200BPVT-00ZES, WDC WD3200BPVT-11HXZT3, WDC WD3200BPVT-35JJ5, WDC WD32 00BPVT-35ZEST0, WDC WD3200BPVT-11HXZT1, WDC WD32 00BPVT-24ZEST0, WDC WD3200BPVT-26ZEST0, WD3200BPVT-22JJ5T0, WD3200BPVT-11ZCT0, WDC WD3200BPVT-00JJ5T0, WDC WD3200BPVT-80JJ5, WDC WD3200BPVT-55JJ5, WDC WD3200BPVT-22JJ5, WDC WD32 00BPVT-75JJ5, WDC WD3200BPVT-11HXZ, WDC WD3200BPVT-75ZEST0, WDC WD3200BPVT-22ZEST0, WDC WD3200BPVT-55ZES, WDC WD32 00BPVT-00ZES, WDC WD32 00BPVT-75ZES, WDC WD32 00BPVT-60JJ5T0, WDC WD32 00BPVT-22JJ5, WDC WD32 00BPVT-80ZEST0, WDC WD3200BPVT-22ZES, WDC WD3200BPVT-16JJ5T0, WDC WD3200BPVT-24JJ5T0, WDC WD3200BPVT-75JJ5, WDC WD3200BPVT-60JJ5, WDC WD32 00BPVT-35JJ5T0, WDC WD3200BPVT-35ZEST0, WDC WD32 00BPVT-16JJ5T0, WDC WD3200BPVT-00A1YT0, WDC WD3200BPVT-00RCBT0, WDC WD32 00BPVT-24JJ5T0, WDC WD32 00BPVT-80ZES, WDC WD32 00BPVT-08JJ5T0, WDC WD32 00BPVT-55ZEST0, WDC WD3200BPVT-16JJ5, WDC WD32 00BPVT-00HXZT1, WDC WD32 00BPVT-80JJ5, WDC WD32 00BPVT-22ZES, WDC WD32 00BPVT-00HXZT3, WDC WD3200BPVT-00G33T0, WDC WD3200BPVT-22A1YT0, WDC WD3200BPVT-75ZES, WDC WD3200BPVT-00ZEST0, WDC WD32 00BPVT-00JJ5, WDC WD3200BPVT-80HXZT3, WDC WD3200BPVT-00HXZ, WDC WD3200BPVT-80JJ5T0

Poor average bench

The WD Blue 2.5" 320GB (2010) averaged 66.9% 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 0.54MB/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 33.2%. 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 39.3MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 52.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 16,505 samples)
Min Avg Max
22.5 Read 62.1 87.6
21.5 Write 59.4 84.9
15.3 Mixed 39.3 53.5
21.9 SusWrite 52.9 83.7
39.3% 53.4 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 0.54 0.7
98.8% 0.72 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
13GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 80 78 80 82 73 MB/s
Read 84.2
Write 81.2
Mixed 59
SusWrite 78.4
56% 75.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
142% 0.97 MB/s
205GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 33 49 51 58 68 71 MB/s
Read 74
Write 67.7
Mixed 47.7
SusWrite 55
45% 61.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
123% 0.83 MB/s
211GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 37 38 48 52 48 MB/s
Read 66.7
Write 59.9
Mixed 39.9
SusWrite 43.7
39% 52.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
109% 0.8 MB/s
233GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 49 50 57 35 18 MB/s
Read 51.3
Write 51.1
Mixed 14.5
SusWrite 41
29% 39.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.4
66% 0.4 MB/s
233GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 25 23 27 23 22 24 MB/s
Read 64.3
Write 62.8
Mixed 45.9
SusWrite 24.2
37% 49.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
124% 0.87 MB/s
247GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 19 22 34 27 35 43 MB/s
Read 54.5
Write 59.2
Mixed 35.8
SusWrite 29.9
33% 44.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.5
84% 0.6 MB/s
61GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 19 16 18 39 32 27 MB/s
Read 51.7
Write 25.7
Mixed 32.8
SusWrite 25.1
25% 33.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.4
78% 0.57 MB/s
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Typical Blue 2.5" 320GB (2010) Builds (Compare 4,944 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 12%
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Desktop
Desktop 42%
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Workstation
Workstation 18%
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System: Dell Inspiron N5110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 33% - Below average Total price: $286

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