Average Bench: 21.4% (968th of 1015)

more Based on 3,459 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD1600BEVS-22UST0, WDC WD1600BEVS-26RST, WDC WD1600BEVS-0, WDC WD1600BEVS-11VAT0, WDC WD16 00BEVS-22RST0, WDC WD16 00BEVS-08VAT, WDC WD1600BEVS-22RST0, WD1600BEVS-00US, WDC WD16 00BEVS-75RST0, WDC WD1600BEVS-00RST, WDC WD1600BEVS-00VAT0, WDC WD1600BEVS-26VAT0, WDC WD16 00BEVS-22RST, WDC WD1600BEVS-07RST0, WDC WD1600BEVS-60VAT0, WDC WD16 00BEVS-00UST0, WDC WD1600BEVS-08VAT, WDC WD16 00BEVS-60RST, WDC WD1600BEVS-22RST, WDC WD1600BEVS-2, WDC WD1600BEVS-60RST, WDC WD1600BEVS-7, WDC WD16 00BEVS-22VAT0, WDC WD1600BEVS-6, WDC WD16 00BEVS-08VAT1, WDC WD16 00BEVS-00RST0, WDC WD16 00BEVS-08VAT2, WDC WD16 00BEVS-60RST0, WDC WD16 00BEVS-00RST, WDC WD1600BEVS-00VAT, WDC WD1600BEVS-26RST0, WDC WD16 00BEVS-22VAT, WDC WD1600BEVS-08VAT1, WDC WD1600BEVS-08VAT2, WDC WD16 00BEVS-08RST, WDC WD1600BEVS-08RST2, WDC WD1600BEVS-08RST3, WDC WD1600BEVS-00RST0, WDC WD16 00BEVS-75RST, WDC WD1600BEVS-22VAT0, WDC WD1600BEVS-00UST, WDC WD1600BEVS-60RST0, WDC WD16 00BEVS-22UST, WDC WD1600BEVS-22VAT, WDC WD16 00BEVS-07RST0, WDC WD16 00BEVS-08RST2, WDC WD1600BEVS-26VAT, WDC WD16 00BEVS-60VAT0, WDC WD16 00BEVS-22UST0, WDC WD1600BEVS-00UST0, WDC WD16 00BEVS-07RST, WDC WD1600BEVS-16VAT0, WDC WD16 00BEVS-00VAT0, WDC WD1600BEVS-07RST, WDC WD1600BEVS-60UST0, WDC WD1600BEVS-75RST0

Very poor average bench

The WD WD1600BEVS-22UST0 160GB averaged 78.5% 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 0.59MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.47MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD WD1600BEVS-22UST0 160GB is 23.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the WD WD1600BEVS-22UST0 160GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 27MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 34.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,459 samples)
Min Avg Max
16.6 Read 39.6 60.3
9.77 Write 38 59.3
12.2 Mixed 27 39.9
11.2 SusWrite 34.7 57.5
25.7% 34.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.42 0.5
0.4 4K Write 1.47 2
0.2 4K Mixed 0.59 0.8
110% 0.83 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
76GB free
Firmware: 04.01G04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 43 44 43 43 43 MB/s
Read 45.5
Write 43.5
Mixed 30.5
SusWrite 42.7
30% 40.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
117% 0.93 MB/s
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 14.01A14
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 38 39 43 43 42 MB/s
Read 45.3
Write 44.8
Mixed 31
SusWrite 41
30% 40.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
113% 0.87 MB/s
14GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 13.01A13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 40 25 13 35 27 MB/s
Read 42.1
Write 44.9
Mixed 29.2
SusWrite 30.1
27% 36.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
143% 1.03 MB/s
96GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 04.01G04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 32 33 32 25 28 31 MB/s
Read 35
Write 30.7
Mixed 22.3
SusWrite 30
22% 29.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.4
89% 0.77 MB/s
33GB free
Firmware: 0104
SusWrite @10s intervals: 24 18 20 17 18 18 MB/s
Read 43.8
Write 42
Mixed 32.3
SusWrite 19.2
26% 34.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
115% 0.87 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,989,650 HDDs tested.

Typical WD1600BEVS-22UST0 160GB Builds (Compare 201 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 22%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 12%
Tree trunk

System: HP Pavilion dv6500 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 13% - Very poor Total price: $144

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