Average Bench: 22.9% (938th of 1015)

more Based on 1,090 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD2500JB-00REA0, WDC WD2500JB-22REA0, WDC WD2500JB-22EVA0, WDC WD25 00JB-00FUA0, WDC WD2500JB-00GVC0, WDC WD2500JB-22GVA0, WDC WD2500JB-57GVC0, WDC WD2500JB-00EVA0, WDC WD2500JB-50FUA0, WDC WD2500JB-19GVA0, WDC WD2500JB-00GVA0, WDC WD2500JB-22GVC0, WDC WD2500JB-00KFA0, WDC WD2500JB-55GVC0, WDC WD2500JB-55REA0, WDC WD2500JB-32FUA0, WDC WD25 00JB-19GVA0, WDC WD2500JB-34EVA0, WDC WD2500JB-98GVC0, WDC WD2500JB-98REA0, WDC WD2500JB-98GVA0, WDC WD2500JB-55EVA0, WDC WD2500JB-55GVA0, WDC WD2500JB-75FUA0, WDC WD25 00JB-00G, WDC WD25 00JB-00EVA0, WDC WD2500JB-00GF0, WDC WD25 00JB-75FUA0, WDC WD25 00JB-00REA0, WDC WD25 00JB-00R, WDC WD25 00JB-32FUA0, WDC WD25 00JB-22REA0, WDC WD25 00JB-57REA0, WDC WD2500JB-00FUA0, WDC WD2500JB-32EVA0, WDC WD2500JB-19GVC0, WDC WD2500JB-75GVC0, WDC WD25 00JB-00GVC0, WDC WD2500JB-57REA0, WDC WD25 00JB-00GVA0, WDC WD2500JB-53EVA0

Very poor average bench

The WD WD2500JB-00REA0 250GB averaged 77.0% 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 0.83MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.6MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD WD2500JB-00REA0 250GB is 27.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the WD WD2500JB-00REA0 250GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 29.1MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 37.7MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 1,090 samples)
Min Avg Max
5.36 Read 41.8 58.5
4.03 Write 41.2 60
4.93 Mixed 29.1 41.6
6.17 SusWrite 37.7 59.1
27.6% 37.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.56 0.7
0.4 4K Write 1.6 2.1
0.3 4K Mixed 0.83 1.1
145% 1 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
118GB free
Firmware: 08.02D08
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 60 60 61 60 60 MB/s
Read 57.2
Write 63.1
Mixed 33.2
SusWrite 60.4
39% 53.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
156% 1.07 MB/s
77GB free
Firmware: 08.02D08
SusWrite @10s intervals: 45 45 45 46 45 45 MB/s
Read 49.8
Write 51.7
Mixed 27.4
SusWrite 45.3
32% 43.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 1
172% 1.13 MB/s
26GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 020.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 29 31 38 38 40 40 MB/s
Read 47
Write 48.7
Mixed 25.5
SusWrite 36.1
29% 39.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.6
89% 0.57 MB/s
154GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 08.02D08
SusWrite @10s intervals: 23 25 21 31 13 13 MB/s
Read 19.5
Write 1.7
Mixed 11.2
SusWrite 21.1
10% 13.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 0.2
37% 0.2 MB/s
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Typical WD2500JB-00REA0 250GB Builds (Compare 208 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Desktop 44%
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Workstation 4%
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Motherboard: Asus M2A-VM

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 14% - Very poor Total price: $40

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