Average Bench: 69.6% (130th of 1015)

Based on 356 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD1500HLHX-01JJPV0, WDC WD1500HLHX-0, WDC WD1500HLHX-01JJP, WDC WD15 00HLHX-01JJP, WDC WD15 00HLHX-01JJPV0

Above average average bench

The WD WD1500HLHX-01JJPV0 150GB averaged 30.3% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.92MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 3.06MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD WD1500HLHX-01JJPV0 150GB is 27.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the WD WD1500HLHX-01JJPV0 150GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 94MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 113MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 356 samples)
Min Avg Max
100 Read 126 148
93.9 Write 118 136
47.3 Mixed 94 131
66.8 SusWrite 113 134
83.3% 113 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.7 4K Read 1.01 1.2
2.4 4K Write 3.06 3.5
0.46 4K Mixed 0.92 1.4
200% 1.66 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
139GB free
Firmware: 04.05G04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 136 132 134 136 135 136 MB/s
Read 137
Write 124
Mixed 89
SusWrite 135
89% 121 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 1.4
261% 1.9 MB/s
90GB free
Firmware: 04.05G04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 126 126 124 129 126 MB/s
Read 139
Write 129
Mixed 88.5
SusWrite 126
89% 121 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 3.6
4K Mixed 1.3
261% 2.03 MB/s
90GB free
Firmware: 04.05G04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 94 96 96 96 95 MB/s
Read 130
Write 117
Mixed 74.7
SusWrite 93.1
76% 104 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1.3
246% 1.8 MB/s
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 04.05G04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 92 102 101 107 118 MB/s
Read 109
Write 117
Mixed 83.7
SusWrite 102
76% 103 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 1.3
244% 1.8 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,705,722 HDDs tested.

Typical WD1500HLHX-01JJPV0 150GB Builds (Compare 3,649 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 79%
Desktop 104%
Workstation 81%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-I GAMING

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $662

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