Average Bench: 22% (953rd of 1015)

more Based on 4,144 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD1600BEVS-22UST0, WDC WD1600BEVS-26RST, WDC WD1600BEVS-0, WDC WD1600BEVS-11VAT0, WDC WD16 00BEVS-22RST0, WDC WD16 00BEVS-08VAT, WD1600BEVS-26VAT0, 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-1, 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-60VAT, WDC WD1600BEVS-00UST0, WDC WD16 00BEVS-07RST, WDC WD16 00BEVS-26VAT, WDC WD16 00BEVS-26VAT0, WDC WD1600BEVS-16VAT0, WDC WD16 00BEVS-00VAT0, WDC WD1600BEVS-07RST, WDC WD1600BEVS-16VAT, WDC WD1600BEVS-60UST0, WDC WD1600BEVS-75RST0

Very poor average bench

The WD WD1600BEVS-22UST0 160GB averaged 78.0% 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 0.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.52MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD WD1600BEVS-22UST0 160GB is 22.5%. 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 27.1MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 35.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,144 samples)
Min Avg Max
16.9 Read 40.3 61.3
13.6 Write 38.6 60.2
11.8 Mixed 27.1 40.3
14.2 SusWrite 35.8 57.3
26.1% 35.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.42 0.5
0.4 4K Write 1.52 2
0.2 4K Mixed 0.6 0.8
112% 0.84 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
33GB free
Firmware: 12.01A12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 56 58 58 57 58 59 MB/s
Read 41.8
Write 41.5
Mixed 29
SusWrite 57.8
31% 42.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
136% 1.07 MB/s
148GB free
Firmware: 08.01G08
SusWrite @10s intervals: 43 47 48 48 48 47 MB/s
Read 47.8
Write 46.5
Mixed 31.4
SusWrite 46.7
32% 43.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
134% 0.87 MB/s
116GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 04.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 40 40 40 41 39 MB/s
Read 41.5
Write 43.5
Mixed 25.2
SusWrite 39.7
28% 37.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
130% 0.97 MB/s
115GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 04.01G04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 14 21 29 35 25 35 MB/s
Read 37.8
Write 38.5
Mixed 21.6
SusWrite 26.5
23% 31.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
124% 0.87 MB/s
121GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11.01A11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 24 35 31 35 28 33 MB/s
Read 21.3
Write 17.8
Mixed 13.6
SusWrite 30.9
15% 20.9 MB/s
4K Read 0
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.1
24% 0.27 MB/s
115GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 04.01G04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 14 20 5.8 9.8 9.8 31 MB/s
Read 11.2
Write 10.2
Mixed 18.7
SusWrite 15.2
10% 13.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.2
48% 0.4 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 33,257,323 HDDs tested.

Typical WD1600BEVS-22UST0 160GB Builds (Compare 81 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 1%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 18%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 1%
Tree trunk

System: HP Pavilion dv6500 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Average Total price: $90

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