Average Bench: 22.5% (940th of 1015)

more Based on 998 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 77.4% 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.


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 28.4%. 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 28.3MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 36.7MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 998 samples)
Min Avg Max
4.65 Read 41.3 58.4
4.23 Write 41 59.9
5.07 Mixed 28.3 41.6
4.02 SusWrite 36.7 59.1
27.2% 36.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.56 0.7
0.53 4K Write 1.6 2.1
0.4 4K Mixed 0.83 1
145% 1 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
220GB free
Firmware: 20.00K20
SusWrite @10s intervals: 53 58 57 57 58 57 MB/s
Read 56.5
Write 55.5
Mixed 42
SusWrite 56.9
39% 52.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
134% 1 MB/s
181GB free
Firmware: 08.02D08
SusWrite @10s intervals: 59 58 58 58 58 59 MB/s
Read 46.9
Write 56.5
Mixed 28.5
SusWrite 58.3
35% 47.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.9
153% 1 MB/s
131GB free
Firmware: 20.00K20
SusWrite @10s intervals: 49 53 52 56 56 55 MB/s
Read 48.7
Write 53.8
Mixed 42.5
SusWrite 53.4
37% 49.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1
177% 1.27 MB/s
100GB free
Firmware: 08.02D08
SusWrite @10s intervals: 53 51 51 52 51 51 MB/s
Read 47.2
Write 50.6
Mixed 29.2
SusWrite 51.5
33% 44.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
156% 1.07 MB/s
50GB free
Firmware: 21.02J21
SusWrite @10s intervals: 42 44 43 43 41 41 MB/s
Read 31.1
Write 36.8
Mixed 14.2
SusWrite 42.5
23% 31.1 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.4
95% 0.63 MB/s
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Motherboard: Asrock G41M-VS3.

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