Average Bench: 44.1% (429th of 1015)

more Based on 55,985 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD3200AAJS-00L7A0, WDC WD32 00AAJS-61B4A, WDC WD32 00AAJS-55M0A0, WD3200AAJS-65M0A0, WDC WD32 00AAJS-00G0A0, WDC WD3200AAJS-40VWA, WDC WD3200AAJS-55B4A, WDC WD32 00AAJS-00RYA0, WDC WD3200AAJS-07RYA, WDC WD32 00AAJS-00V4A, WDC WD32 00AAJS-07RYA, WDC WD32 00AAJS-00VWA0, WDC WD3200AAJS-65RYA, WDC WD32 00AAJS-07RYA0, WDC WD32 00AAJS-61B4A0, WDC WD3200AAJS-00M0A0, WDC WD32 00AAJS-55B4A, WDC WD3200AAJS-57VWA, WDC WD3200AAJS-61B4A, WDC WD32 00AAJS-08B4A, WDC WD3200AAJS-00LA70, WDC WD32 00AAJS-00YZC, WDC WD32 00AAJS-00L7A0, WDC WD32 00AAJS-40VWA, WDC WD3200AAJS-00VWA, WDC WD3200AAJS-07RYA0, WDC WD32 00AAJS-00VWA, WDC WD32 00AAJS-55VWA0, WDC WD3200AAJS-08L7A, WDC WD3200AAJS-65M0A, WDC WD3200AAJS-22VWA, WDC WD3200AAJS-00YZC, WDC WD3200AAJS-08B4A, WDC WD3200AAJS-00G0A0, WDC WD32 00AAJS-07M0A, WDC WD3200AAJS-60Z0A0, WDC WD32 00AAJS-00M0A0, WDC WD32 00AAJS-55RYA0, WDC WD3200AAJS-00RYA0, WDC WD32 00AAJS-60M0A0, WDC WD32 00AAJS-60M0A1, WDC WD32 00AAJS-60B4A, WDC WD32 00AAJS-22VWA, WDC WD3200AAJS-60B4A0, WDC WD3200AAJS-00YZCA0, WDC WD3200AAJS-56B4A, WDC WD3200AAJS-60M0A, WDC WD3200AAJS-00V4A, WDC WD32 00AAJS-40VWA1, WDC WD32 00AAJS-40VWA0, WDC WD32 00AAJS-40RYA0, WDC WD3200AAJS-07M0A0, WDC WD3200AAJS-56B4A0, WDC WD3200AAJS-55RYA, WDC WD3200AAJS-32B4A0, WDC WD3200AAJS-98RYA0, WDC WD3200AAJS-55RYA0, WDC WD32 00AAJS-60M0A, WDC WD32 00AAJS-41VWA, WDC WD32 00AAJS-22B4A, WDC WD32 00AAJS-00Z0A, WDC WD3200AAJS-65RYA0, WDC WD32 00AAJS-62B4A, WDC WD3200AAJS-22RYA0, WDC WD3200AAJS-00VWA1, WDC WD3200AAJS-00VWA0, WDC WD3200AAJS-65M0A0, WDC WD3200AAJS-57YFA2, WDC WD3200AAJS-40RYA0, WDC WD32 00AAJS-56B4A0, WDC WD3200AAJS-57B4A, WDC WD3200AAJS-22L7A0, WDC WD3200AAJS-55VWA0, WDC WD3200AAJS-00M0A, WDC WD3200AAJS-98VWA0, WDC WD32 00AAJS-65M0A, WD3200AA JS-00L7A0, WDC WD32 00AAJS-07B4A0, WDC WD32 00AAJS-56B4A, WDC WD3200AAJS-55M0A0, WDC WD32 00AAJS-08B4A0, WDC WD3200AAJS-65VWA, WDC WD3200AAJS-00H3A, WDC WD3200AAJS-40RYA, WDC WD3200AAJS-19B4A0, WDC WD32 00AAJS-22L7A0, WDC WD32 00AAJS-00L7A, WDC WD32 00AAJS-57B4A0, WDC WD3200AAJS-55M0A, WDC WD3200AAJS-22VWA0, WDC WD3200AAJS-65VWA0, WDC WD3200AAJS-00YFA, WDC WD3200AAJS-00RYA, WDC WD32 00AAJS-65VWA0, WDC WD32 00AAJS-57VWA, WDC WD3200AAJS-57B4A0, WDC WD32 00AAJS-65RYA0, WDC WD32 00AAJS-22VWA0, WDC WD3200AAJS-40H3A, WDC WD32 00AAJS-22RYA0, WDC WD3200AAJS-08B4A0, WDC WD3200AAJS-98M0A0, WDC WD32 00AAJS-65RYA, WDC WD3200AAJS-00H3A0, WDC WD3200AAJS-07B4A, WDC WD32 00AAJS-22L7A, WDC WD3200AAJS-07B4A0, WDC WD32 00AAJS-41VWA0, WDC WD32 00AAJS-41VWA1, WDC WD3200AAJS-40H3A0, WDC WD3200AAJS-22RYA, WDC WD32 00AAJS-65M0A0, WDC WD3200AAJS-00YFA0, WDC WD3200AAJS-56M0A, WDC WD32 00AAJS-22RYA, WDC WD32 00AAJS-55M0A, WDC WD32 00AAJS-00B4A0, WDC WD3200AAJS-00G0A, WDC WD32 00AAJS-00B4A, WD3200AAJS-00TKA0, WDC WD32 00AAJS-98B4A0, WD3200AAJS-00L7A0, WDC WD32 00AAJS-65VWA, WDC WD32 00AAJS-98B4A, WDC WD32 00AAJS-55B4A0, WDC WD32 00AAJS-00Z0A0, WDC WD3200AAJS-62B4A0, WDC WD3200AAJS-00L7A, WDC WD3200AAJS-00Z0A0, WDC WD3200AAJS-32YZCA0, WDC WD3200AAJS-40VWA1, WDC WD3200AAJS-56M0A0, WDC WD3200AAJS-40VWA0, WDC WD32 00AAJS-00H3A, WDC WD3200AAJS-65M0A1, WDC WD3200AAJS-60Z0A, WDC WD32 00AAJS-57B4A, WDC WD3200AAJS-55VWA, WDC WD3200AAJS-00B4A, WDC WD3200AAJS-98B4A, WDC WD3200AAJS-60M0A0, WDC WD32 00AAJS-55RYA, WDC WD3200AAJS-60M0A1, WDC WD32 00AAJS-00YFA0, WDC WD32 00AAJS-08VWA, WDC WD3200AAJS-00B4A0, WDC WD3200AAJS-22B4A, WDC WD32 00AAJS-00RYA, WDC WD32 00AAJS-60Z0A0, WDC WD32 00AAJS-07B4A, WDC WD32 00AAJS-65B4A, WD3200AAJS-56M0A0, WDC WD32 00AAJS-00YZCA0, WDC WD3200AAJS-32L7A0, WDC WD3200AAJS-65B4A, WDC WD32 00AAJS-56M0A0, WDC WD3200AAJS-19RYA0, WDC WD32 00AAJS-57VWA2, WDC WD3200AAJS-00RYA0 -, WDC WD3200AAJS-41VWA, WDC WD32 00AAJS-55VWA, WDC WD3200AAJS-22L7A, WDC WD3200AAJS-19VWA0, WDC WD32 00AAJS-07M0A0, WDC WD32 00AAJS-08L7A0, WDC WD3200AAJS-22B4A0, WDC WD32 00AAJS-00V4A0, WDC WD32 00AAJS-57RYA0, WDC WD3200AAJS-65B4A0, WDC WD32 00AAJS-00YFA, WDC WD3200AAJS-00V4A0, WDC WD3200AAJS-41VWA1, WDC WD3200AAJS-07M0A, WDC WD32 00AAJS-00M0A, WDC WD3200AAJS-41VWA0, WDC WD3200AAJS-08VWA0, WDC WD32 00AAJS-56M0A, WDC WD32 00AAJS-60Z0A, WDC WD3200AAJS-98B4A0, WDC WD32 00AAJS-57RYA, WDC WD32 00AAJS-40H3A0, WDC WD32 00AAJS-08L7A, WDC WD32 00AAJS-40H3A, WDC WD3200AAJS-9, WDC WD3200AAJS-6, WDC WD3200AAJS-19M0A0, WDC WD32 00AAJS-65B4A0, WDC WD3200AAJS-57RYA0, WDC WD3200AAJS-57VWA2, WDC WD32 00AAJS-22B4A0, WDC WD3200AAJS-0, WDC WD3200AAJS-4, WDC WD3200AAJS-5, WDC WD3200AAJS-55B4A0, WDC WD3200AAJS-2, WDC WD3200AAJS-08L7A0, WDC WD3200AAJS-61B4A0

Below average average bench

The WD Blue 320GB (2007) averaged 55.8% 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 0.81MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.76MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Blue 320GB (2007) is 42.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Blue 320GB (2007) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 51.4MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 72.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 55,985 samples)
Min Avg Max
25.4 Read 81 107
22.9 Write 78.6 104
19.3 Mixed 51.4 65.2
22.4 SusWrite 72.4 104
52.1% 70.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.58 0.7
0.5 4K Write 1.76 2.3
0.3 4K Mixed 0.81 1
147% 1.05 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
297GB free
Firmware: 03.03E03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 104 106 106 106 107 MB/s
Read 105
Write 103
Mixed 64.6
SusWrite 105
69% 94.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
128% 0.93 MB/s
298GB free
Firmware: 01.03E01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 104 104 105 105 104 MB/s
Read 104
Write 102
Mixed 62.3
SusWrite 104
68% 93 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
164% 1.17 MB/s
255GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 03.03E03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 80 91 98 100 101 MB/s
Read 105
Write 107
Mixed 66.1
SusWrite 92.2
68% 92.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
153% 1.13 MB/s
74GB free
Firmware: 01.03A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 78 80 81 79 74 MB/s
Read 81.8
Write 81.5
Mixed 51.8
SusWrite 78.4
54% 73.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
159% 1.23 MB/s
162GB free
Firmware: 12.01B01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 65 64 66 65 65 MB/s
Read 63.7
Write 62.5
Mixed 44.5
SusWrite 64.2
43% 58.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
140% 1.07 MB/s
76GB free
Firmware: 01.03A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 52 55 57 55 55 56 MB/s
Read 61.2
Write 52.4
Mixed 41.4
SusWrite 54.8
39% 52.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
142% 0.97 MB/s
253GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.03B01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 16 12 15 13 26 29 MB/s
Read 23.7
Write 18.2
Mixed 26.8
SusWrite 18.5
16% 21.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.1
27% 0.23 MB/s
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Typical Blue 320GB (2007) Builds (Compare 46,771 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 32%
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Desktop
Desktop 56%
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Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $467

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2 months ago.

Not very quick but i have him very very long time and work without problem


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