Average Bench: 28.4% (796th of 1015)

more Based on 756 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD3200BEVS-16VAT0, WDC WD3200BEVS-60VAT0, WD3200BEVS-26VAT0, WDC WD3200BEVS-26VAT, WDC WD3200BEVS-40JEUT0, WDC WD3200BEVS-08VAT2, WDC WD3200BEVS-0, WDC WD3200BEVS-00VAT0, WD3200BEVS-26VAT, WDC WD3200BEVS-2, WDC WD3200BEVS-1, WDC WD3200BEVS-08VAT1, WDC WD32 00BEVS-26VAT, WDC WD3200BEVS-16VAT, WDC WD32 00BEVS-26VAT0, WD3200BEVS-00RST0, WDC WD32 00BEVS-60VAT0, WDC WD3200BEVS-60VAT, WDC WD3200BEVS-26VAT0, WDC WD32 00BEVS-08VAT2, WDC WD3200BEVS-08VAT, WDC WD3200BEVS-00VAT, WDC WD32 00BEVS-08VAT0

Very poor average bench

The WD WD3200BEVS-16VAT0 320GB averaged 71.5% 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 0.42MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.45MB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD WD3200BEVS-16VAT0 320GB is just 17.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the WD WD3200BEVS-16VAT0 320GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 42.3MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 39.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 756 samples)
Min Avg Max
33.7 Read 51.1 63.7
24.4 Write 49.1 63
19.4 Mixed 39.7 60.3
17.4 SusWrite 42.3 62
33.7% 45.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.4 0.52
0.39 4K Write 1.45 2
0.1 4K Mixed 0.42 0.8
90.7% 0.76 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
225GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11.01A11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 46 53 49 49 49 43 MB/s
Read 56.6
Write 61.3
Mixed 38.9
SusWrite 48.1
38% 51.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
141% 1.03 MB/s
210GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11.01A11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 49 49 47 47 45 45 MB/s
Read 55.7
Write 56.9
Mixed 36.2
SusWrite 47
36% 49 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.6
98% 0.6 MB/s
242GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11.01A11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 45 49 48 41 51 49 MB/s
Read 51.5
Write 54.1
Mixed 34.4
SusWrite 47.2
34% 46.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
138% 0.93 MB/s
223GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11.01A11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 27 29 25 41 49 41 MB/s
Read 49
Write 47.5
Mixed 36.8
SusWrite 35.4
31% 42.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
143% 1.03 MB/s
251GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11.01A11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 41 40 39 40 41 MB/s
Read 43.8
Write 46.4
Mixed 37.4
SusWrite 39.8
31% 41.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.6
118% 0.97 MB/s
113GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11.01A11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 21 22 21 21 24 25 MB/s
Read 52.3
Write 21.5
Mixed 27.3
SusWrite 22
23% 30.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.3
62% 0.4 MB/s
37GB free
Firmware: 12.01A12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 35 36 35 36 35 35 MB/s
Read 33.5
Write 34.2
Mixed 25.7
SusWrite 35.3
24% 32.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
132% 1 MB/s
121GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11.01A11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 34 35 35 35 37 33 MB/s
Read 28.6
Write 24.4
Mixed 23.4
SusWrite 34.9
20% 27.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
124% 0.9 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,164,774 HDDs tested.

Typical WD3200BEVS-16VAT0 320GB Builds (Compare 393 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 21%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk

System: Toshiba Satellite A300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 113% - Outstanding Total price: $20

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