Average Bench: 28.1% (799th of 1015)

more Based on 825 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 71.9% 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 0.46MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.47MB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD WD3200BEVS-16VAT0 320GB is just 18.8%. 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 42.8MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 38MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 825 samples)
Min Avg Max
31.7 Read 50.6 63.9
22.8 Write 48.4 63.1
19.1 Mixed 38 59.7
17.7 SusWrite 42.8 62.1
33.3% 45 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.41 0.51
0.4 4K Write 1.47 2
0.1 4K Mixed 0.46 0.8
95.2% 0.78 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
177GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 14.01A14
SusWrite @10s intervals: 46 48 47 46 51 51 MB/s
Read 55.3
Write 55.3
Mixed 37.6
SusWrite 48.1
36% 49.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
121% 0.97 MB/s
103GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11.01A11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 46 46 48 51 47 51 MB/s
Read 46
Write 45.8
Mixed 34.8
SusWrite 48.3
32% 43.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.6
102% 0.67 MB/s
281GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11.01A11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 45 46 42 43 40 50 MB/s
Read 46.5
Write 49.1
Mixed 35.9
SusWrite 44.1
32% 43.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
126% 0.9 MB/s
274GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11.01A11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 41 40 40 43 44 MB/s
Read 49
Write 42.3
Mixed 33
SusWrite 41
30% 41.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
158% 1.13 MB/s
30GB free
Firmware: 11.01A11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 47 47 46 44 49 48 MB/s
Read 39.4
Write 40.5
Mixed 32
SusWrite 46.9
29% 39.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
121% 0.97 MB/s
239GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11.01A11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 33 40 33 50 45 58 MB/s
Read 38.6
Write 30.9
Mixed 38.1
SusWrite 43.2
28% 37.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
121% 0.97 MB/s
27GB free
Firmware: 14.01A14
SusWrite @10s intervals: 34 37 37 37 37 36 MB/s
Read 37.5
Write 38.3
Mixed 27.2
SusWrite 36.2
26% 34.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
145% 1.07 MB/s
82GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11.01A11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 35 32 30 33 33 33 MB/s
Read 38.5
Write 40.8
Mixed 27.3
SusWrite 32.5
26% 34.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.5
104% 0.83 MB/s
243GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11.01A11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 37 32 30 15 31 33 MB/s
Read 30.3
Write 40
Mixed 24.6
SusWrite 29.7
23% 31.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.4
85% 0.7 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,235,298 HDDs tested.

Typical WD3200BEVS-16VAT0 320GB Builds (Compare 439 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 21%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 12%
Tree trunk

System: Toshiba Satellite A300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 19% - Very poor Total price: $30

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