Average Bench: 62.6% (177th of 1015)

Based on 306 user benchmarks.  Model: WD5003ABYX-23 00W1141 00W1445IBM

Above average average bench

The Wd5003abyx-23 00W1141 00W1445IBM 500GB averaged 37.3% 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 0.79MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.41MB/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 100MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 88.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 306 samples)
Min Avg Max
71.8 Read 115 144
66.9 Write 107 131
46.2 Mixed 88.7 122
47.6 SusWrite 100 131
76.1% 103 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.53 4K Read 1.03 1.37
1.3 4K Write 2.41 3.1
0.35 4K Mixed 0.79 1.1
175% 1.41 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
465GB free
Firmware: WC36
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 119 120 117 118 121 MB/s
Read 135
Write 118
Mixed 90.3
SusWrite 119
85% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.9
184% 1.43 MB/s
389GB free
Firmware: WC36
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 121 122 123 122 123 MB/s
Read 130
Write 121
Mixed 80.3
SusWrite 122
83% 113 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 1.1
232% 1.83 MB/s
414GB free (System drive)
Firmware: WC36
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 107 104 110 105 106 MB/s
Read 120
Write 109
Mixed 80.1
SusWrite 108
77% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
189% 1.4 MB/s
250GB free
Firmware: WC36
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 96 96 98 98 98 MB/s
Read 94.9
Write 94.7
Mixed 90.9
SusWrite 97.2
70% 94.4 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
188% 1.43 MB/s
63GB free
Firmware: WC38
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 70 70 69 71 71 MB/s
Read 109
Write 109
Mixed 83.1
SusWrite 70.1
69% 92.8 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.9
190% 1.47 MB/s
261GB free
Firmware: WC36
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 80 80 79 80 81 MB/s
Read 95.2
Write 98.1
Mixed 72.7
SusWrite 80
64% 86.5 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
185% 1.37 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 39,053,254 HDDs tested.

Typical 00W1141 00W1445IBM 500GB Builds (Compare 677 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: 62% - Good Total price: $270

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