Average Bench: 32.5% (657th of 1015)

more Based on 5,196 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD3200AVVS-63L2B0, WDC WD32 00AVVS-61L2B0, WDC WD3200AVVS-73M8B, WDC WD3200AVVS-14L2B0, WDC WD3200AVVS-7, WDC WD3200AVVS-6, WDC WD3200AVVS-57L2B0, WDC WD32 00AVVS-57L2B0, WDC WD3200AVVS-00L2B, WDC WD3200AVVS-5, WDC WD3200AVVS-61L2B0, WDC WD32 00AVVS-62L2B, WDC WD32 00AVVS-14L2B, WD3200AVVS-63M8BO, WDC WD3200AVVS-00L2B0, WD3200AVVS-63L2B0, WDC WD3200AVVS-73L2B, WDC WD3200AVVS-56L2B, WDC WD32 00AVVS-57L2B, WDC WD32 00AVVS-73M8B0, WDC WD3200AVVS-56L2B0, WDC WD3200AVVS-61L2B, WDC WD3200AVVS-73L2B0, WDC WD3200AVVS-0, WDC WD3200AVVS-63L2B, WDC WD32 00AVVS-63L2B0, WDC WD3200AVVS-98L2B0, WDC WD32 00AVVS-98L2B0, WDC WD32 00AVVS-63L2B, WD3200AVVS-63M8B0, WDC WD3200AVVS-57L2B, WDC WD3200AVVS-63H0B1, WDC WD32 00AVVS-56L2B, WDC WD32 00AVVS-73L2B0, WDC WD32 00AVVS-56L2B0, WDC WD3200AVVS-73M8B0, WDC WD32 00AVVS-61L2B, WDC WD32 00AVVS-00L2B, WDC WD32 00AVVS-73L2B, WD3200AV VS, WDC WD3200AVVS-62L2B0

Poor average bench

The WD WD3200AVVS-63L2B0 320GB averaged 67.5% 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 0.62MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.77MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD WD3200AVVS-63L2B0 320GB is 25.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the WD WD3200AVVS-63L2B0 320GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 38.2MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 53.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,196 samples)
Min Avg Max
26.1 Read 59.5 76.5
22.3 Write 58 75.7
19.3 Mixed 38.2 47.2
20.5 SusWrite 53.4 75
38.5% 52.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.4 0.5
0.6 4K Write 1.77 2.3
0.3 4K Mixed 0.62 0.8
118% 0.93 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
269GB free
Firmware: 01.03A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 63 73 75 75 76 76 MB/s
Read 75.8
Write 55.3
Mixed 48.2
SusWrite 73
46% 63.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.1 MB/s
269GB free
Firmware: 01.03A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 63 67 70 73 75 74 MB/s
Read 63.1
Write 67
Mixed 45.9
SusWrite 70.2
45% 61.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
141% 1.03 MB/s
48GB free
Firmware: 01.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 43 43 43 43 44 44 MB/s
Read 64.5
Write 65.2
Mixed 42.5
SusWrite 43.2
40% 53.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
145% 1.07 MB/s
175GB free
Firmware: 01.03A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 40 41 41 41 40 MB/s
Read 58.4
Write 59
Mixed 40.5
SusWrite 40.8
37% 49.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.7
133% 1.07 MB/s
104GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.03A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 36 39 37 42 38 MB/s
Read 53.1
Write 44.5
Mixed 36.3
SusWrite 38.4
32% 43.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
118% 0.8 MB/s
41GB free
Firmware: 01.03A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 35 35 36 36 36 35 MB/s
Read 42
Write 42
Mixed 31
SusWrite 35.7
28% 37.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
126% 0.93 MB/s
93GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.03A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 39 34 36 33 29 37 MB/s
Read 30.6
Write 25.3
Mixed 22.1
SusWrite 34.6
21% 28.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.4
77% 0.6 MB/s
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Gaming 4%
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Desktop
Desktop 48%
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Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Intel H55

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $268

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