Average Bench: 49.5% (314th of 1015)

more Based on 1,567 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD2502ABYS-02B7A0, WDC WD25 02ABYS-02B7A0, WDC WD25 02ABYS-01B7A, WDC WD25 02ABYS-02B7A, WDC WD2502ABYS-02B7A, WDC WD2502ABYS-0, WDC WD2502ABYS-01B7A0, WDC WD2502ABYS-01B7A, WDC WD25 02ABYS-01B7A0

Below average average bench

The WD WD2502ABYS-02B7A0 251GB averaged 50.4% 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 0.89MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.1MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD WD2502ABYS-02B7A0 251GB is 34.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the WD WD2502ABYS-02B7A0 251GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 59.2MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 81.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,567 samples)
Min Avg Max
48.5 Read 91 114
39 Write 88 109
34.4 Mixed 59.2 71.5
38.5 SusWrite 81.2 112
58.8% 79.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.65 0.8
0.9 4K Write 2.1 2.5
0.49 4K Mixed 0.89 1.1
165% 1.22 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
224GB free
Firmware: 02.03B02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 112 111 112 113 113 MB/s
Read 111
Write 109
Mixed 71.7
SusWrite 112
74% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
186% 1.43 MB/s
190GB free
Firmware: 02.03B02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 108 108 109 109 109 MB/s
Read 111
Write 108
Mixed 70.5
SusWrite 109
73% 99.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.8
162% 1.3 MB/s
221GB free
Firmware: 02.03B02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 112 110 112 113 112 MB/s
Read 104
Write 104
Mixed 67.7
SusWrite 112
71% 96.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
185% 1.37 MB/s
187GB free
Firmware: 02.03B02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 105 96 109 108 107 MB/s
Read 110
Write 105
Mixed 68.9
SusWrite 105
71% 97 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 0.9
177% 1.4 MB/s
24GB free
Firmware: 02.03B03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 90 91 91 91 91 MB/s
Read 72.3
Write 70.1
Mixed 51.3
SusWrite 90.7
52% 71.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.1
198% 1.43 MB/s
44GB free
Firmware: 02.03B03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 68 68 67 68 68 MB/s
Read 87.6
Write 80.1
Mixed 59.6
SusWrite 67.9
54% 73.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.9
174% 1.33 MB/s
183GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 02.03B03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 26 61 56 59 46 61 MB/s
Read 82.3
Write 80.8
Mixed 61
SusWrite 51.5
51% 68.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.7
150% 1.23 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 40,750,061 HDDs tested.

Typical WD2502ABYS-02B7A0 251GB Builds (Compare 41,217 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $326

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