Average Bench: 62.5% (177th of 1015)

Based on 319 user benchmarks.  Model: WD5003ABYX-23 00W1141 00W1445IBM

Above average average bench

The Wd5003abyx-23 00W1141 00W1445IBM 500GB averaged 37.4% 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 0.8MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.42MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Wd5003abyx-23 00W1141 00W1445IBM 500GB is 34.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Wd5003abyx-23 00W1141 00W1445IBM 500GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 99.9MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 88.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 319 samples)
Min Avg Max
71.5 Read 115 144
69.5 Write 107 131
46.7 Mixed 88.8 122
48.9 SusWrite 99.9 131
76.1% 103 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.53 4K Read 1.03 1.4
1.3 4K Write 2.42 3.1
0.36 4K Mixed 0.8 1.1
176% 1.42 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
407GB free (System drive)
Firmware: WC36
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 95 104 114 117 113 MB/s
Read 134
Write 119
Mixed 64.9
SusWrite 110
78% 107 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.1
220% 1.67 MB/s
18GB free
Firmware: WC36
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 113 116 122 106 106 MB/s
Read 128
Write 127
Mixed 117
SusWrite 112
90% 121 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 0.9
208% 1.7 MB/s
190GB free
Firmware: WC38
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 94 94 94 94 94 MB/s
Read 108
Write 99.1
Mixed 81.1
SusWrite 94
71% 95.7 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
204% 1.5 MB/s
401GB free (System drive)
Firmware: WC36
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 65 63 66 78 66 MB/s
Read 121
Write 23
Mixed 67.4
SusWrite 71.1
52% 70.7 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 1
177% 1.1 MB/s
395GB free (System drive)
Firmware: WC38
SusWrite @10s intervals: 63 43 36 69 64 59 MB/s
Read 63.5
Write 93.2
Mixed 84.8
SusWrite 55.6
56% 74.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.9
169% 1.3 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 40,751,073 HDDs tested.

Typical 00W1141 00W1445IBM 500GB Builds (Compare 733 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H110M-H DDR3-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $264

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