Average Bench: 49.4% (314th of 1015)

Based on 42 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD1602ABYS-19B7A0, WDC WD1602ABYS-19B7A, WDC WD16 02ABYS-19B7A0

Below average average bench

The WD WD1602ABYS-19B7A0 160GB averaged 50.5% 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 0.61MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD WD1602ABYS-19B7A0 160GB is 21.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the WD WD1602ABYS-19B7A0 160GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 64.4MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 78.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 42 samples)
Min Avg Max
10.2 Read 88.3 114
8.7 Write 83.7 110
23.9 Mixed 64.4 107
45.8 SusWrite 78.3 98.4
58.1% 78.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.31 4K Read 0.66 0.8
1.2 4K Write 2 2.4
0.25 4K Mixed 0.61 1
132% 1.09 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
96GB free
Firmware: 02.03B03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 98 99 99 99 99 MB/s
Read 89.9
Write 85.4
Mixed 58.7
SusWrite 98.4
61% 83.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
183% 1.33 MB/s
96GB free
Firmware: 02.03B03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 98 98 99 99 99 MB/s
Read 89.7
Write 88.4
Mixed 60.8
SusWrite 98.2
62% 84.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1
181% 1.3 MB/s
96GB free
Firmware: 02.03B03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 97 99 99 99 99 MB/s
Read 88.1
Write 90
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 98.3
62% 84.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1
177% 1.23 MB/s
81GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 02.03B03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 59 61 61 59 58 MB/s
Read 100
Write 101
Mixed 69
SusWrite 59.8
61% 82.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.9
174% 1.33 MB/s
80GB free
Firmware: 02.03B03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 63 63 62 62 64 MB/s
Read 50.1
Write 47.1
Mixed 40.9
SusWrite 62.4
37% 50.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
164% 1.2 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,746,444 HDDs tested.

Typical WD1602ABYS-19B7A0 160GB Builds (Compare 16,521 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asrock AB350 Pro4 - $91

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $597

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