Average Bench: 37.8% (546th of 1015)

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Poor average bench

The WD WD5000AVVS-63H0B1 500GB averaged 62.2% 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 0.68MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.95MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD WD5000AVVS-63H0B1 500GB is 32.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the WD WD5000AVVS-63H0B1 500GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 43.6MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 62.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,571 samples)
Min Avg Max
33 Read 69.1 94.1
15.5 Write 65.5 91.3
20.3 Mixed 43.6 61.2
21.8 SusWrite 62.2 90.4
44.2% 60.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.51 0.6
0.8 4K Write 1.95 2.5
0.3 4K Mixed 0.68 0.9
132% 1.04 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
283GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 92 93 93 93 92 MB/s
Read 83.8
Write 80.4
Mixed 40.3
SusWrite 91.7
54% 74.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.8
156% 1.23 MB/s
226GB free
Firmware: 05.04C06
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 74 74 75 75 75 MB/s
Read 72.6
Write 76
Mixed 49.9
SusWrite 74.2
50% 68.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
155% 1.2 MB/s
438GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 05.04C06
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 69 36 67 64 72 MB/s
Read 78.6
Write 70.7
Mixed 51.6
SusWrite 63.7
49% 66.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.7
147% 1.23 MB/s
190GB free
Firmware: 01.01B01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 31 32 40 42 33 MB/s
Read 62.4
Write 64.5
Mixed 43.7
SusWrite 36.7
38% 51.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.6
130% 1.13 MB/s
447GB free
Firmware: 05.04C05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 46 48 49 49 50 51 MB/s
Read 42.8
Write 35.2
Mixed 30.8
SusWrite 48.7
29% 39.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.5
117% 1.07 MB/s
36GB free
Firmware: 05.04C05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 41 41 41 41 41 MB/s
Read 49.2
Write 54.5
Mixed 36.2
SusWrite 40.9
33% 45.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
125% 1 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 30,946,264 HDDs tested.

Typical WD5000AVVS-63H0B1 500GB Builds (Compare 19,112 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

Disqualified System: bin bin

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