Average Bench: 30.4% (732nd of 1015)

Based on 17 user benchmarks.  Model: ADATA XPG EX500

Poor average bench

The Adata XPG EX500 640GB averaged 69.5% 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 0.49MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.18MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Adata XPG EX500 640GB is 35.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Adata XPG EX500 640GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 30.6MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 46.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 17 samples)
Min Avg Max
14.3 Read 54 92
10.2 Write 46.1 81
13 Mixed 30.6 77.1
14.9 SusWrite 48.9 84.1
33% 44.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.42 0.5
0.4 4K Write 1.18 1.8
0.13 4K Mixed 0.49 0.7
93.3% 0.7 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
202GB free
Firmware: 9301
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 85 84 85 86 86 MB/s
Read 76
Write 48.5
Mixed 49.5
SusWrite 84.1
48% 64.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.6
106% 0.7 MB/s
420GB free
Firmware: 9301
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 81 81 82 82 83 MB/s
Read 73.7
Write 67.2
Mixed 27.2
SusWrite 81.8
45% 62.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.5
97% 0.7 MB/s
390GB free
Firmware: 9301
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 75 75 76 75 74 MB/s
Read 73.7
Write 75.3
Mixed 19.2
SusWrite 75
44% 60.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
113% 0.87 MB/s
353GB free
Firmware: 9301
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 65 65 66 66 66 MB/s
Read 58
Write 33.2
Mixed 40.5
SusWrite 64.7
36% 49.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.4
91% 0.77 MB/s
120GB free
Firmware: 9301
SusWrite @10s intervals: 55 56 59 58 59 59 MB/s
Read 56.2
Write 55.8
Mixed 19.3
SusWrite 57.5
34% 47.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
111% 0.83 MB/s
321GB free
Firmware: 9301
SusWrite @10s intervals: 39 41 41 41 41 41 MB/s
Read 33
Write 31.7
Mixed 25.2
SusWrite 40.8
24% 32.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.6
94% 0.53 MB/s
503GB free
Firmware: 9301
SusWrite @10s intervals: 21 21 22 21 21 21 MB/s
Read 30.7
Write 24.2
Mixed 22.2
SusWrite 21.1
18% 24.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
128% 0.97 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,990,628 HDDs tested.

Typical XPG EX500 640GB Builds (Compare 58 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 27%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

System: Toshiba Satellite L845D

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 13% - Very poor Total price: $62

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