Average Bench: 44.1% (424th of 1015)

more Based on 50,840 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-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 0.82MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.77MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Blue 320GB (2007) is 38.8%. 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 51.2MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 72.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 50,840 samples)
Min Avg Max
34 Read 81.3 106
28.2 Write 79.4 104
21.3 Mixed 51.2 65.3
22.6 SusWrite 72.2 103
52.3% 71 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.58 0.7
0.7 4K Write 1.77 2.4
0.3 4K Mixed 0.82 1
148% 1.06 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
201GB free
Firmware: 01.03E01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 97 97 97 99 96 MB/s
Read 104
Write 104
Mixed 62.8
SusWrite 96.6
68% 92 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.07 MB/s
38GB free
Firmware: 03.03E03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 95 97 99 99 97 MB/s
Read 98
Write 90.7
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 96
64% 86.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.1
194% 1.37 MB/s
143GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.03E01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 84 82 83 83 86 MB/s
Read 97.5
Write 105
Mixed 63.7
SusWrite 83.6
64% 87.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
145% 1.07 MB/s
278GB free
Firmware: 01.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 106 106 105 108 111 MB/s
Read 71
Write 80
Mixed 52
SusWrite 106
57% 77.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
138% 0.9 MB/s
249GB free
Firmware: 03.03E03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 84 85 85 86 85 MB/s
Read 82
Write 74.5
Mixed 51.8
SusWrite 84.9
54% 73.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
136% 1.03 MB/s
129GB free
Firmware: 01.03A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 92 94 91 94 95 MB/s
Read 73.3
Write 66.3
Mixed 46.3
SusWrite 93
51% 69.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 1
174% 1.17 MB/s
157GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 53 60 56 48 42 34 MB/s
Read 62.8
Write 67.5
Mixed 44.8
SusWrite 48.7
41% 56 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
138% 0.9 MB/s
42GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.03E01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 24 23 17 33 61 58 MB/s
Read 10.8
Write 78.3
Mixed 28.3
SusWrite 35.9
28% 38.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 1
172% 1.13 MB/s
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Typical Blue 320GB (2007) Builds (Compare 39,903 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 37%
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Desktop
Desktop 60%
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Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $540

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