Average Bench: 42.7% (458th of 1015)

more Based on 63,768 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 WD32 00AAJS-98M0A, 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-63L2B0, 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, WDC WD32 00AAJS-40RYA

Below average average bench

The WD Blue 320GB (2007) averaged 57.2% 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 1.76MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Blue 320GB (2007) is 38.2%. 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 50.1MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 69.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 63,768 samples)
Min Avg Max
29 Read 79.1 105
22.3 Write 76.1 104
20.8 Mixed 50.1 64
23.7 SusWrite 69.6 102
50.6% 68.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.57 0.7
0.7 4K Write 1.76 2.4
0.4 4K Mixed 0.82 1
148% 1.05 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
180GB free
Firmware: 01.03A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 96 95 92 95 93 MB/s
Read 91.7
Write 95.2
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 93.5
63% 85.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
183% 1.33 MB/s
124GB free
Firmware: 03.03E03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 79 78 78 80 79 MB/s
Read 97.6
Write 96
Mixed 61.6
SusWrite 78.5
61% 83.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
160% 1.13 MB/s
204GB free
Firmware: 01.03A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 89 89 88 89 90 MB/s
Read 81.3
Write 74.8
Mixed 52
SusWrite 89
55% 74.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1
181% 1.3 MB/s
85GB free
Firmware: 01.03A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 77 78 78 78 77 MB/s
Read 76
Write 77.3
Mixed 52
SusWrite 77.1
52% 70.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
183% 1.33 MB/s
241GB free
Firmware: 12.01B02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 63 70 71 71 72 71 MB/s
Read 67.8
Write 69
Mixed 49
SusWrite 69.7
47% 63.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.8
162% 1.3 MB/s
25GB free
Firmware: 01.03E01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 52 47 47 54 52 53 MB/s
Read 74.5
Write 67.8
Mixed 49.3
SusWrite 50.7
45% 60.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
156% 1.07 MB/s
244GB free
Firmware: 01.03E01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 39 49 44 40 51 51 MB/s
Read 39.7
Write 41
Mixed 38.5
SusWrite 45.6
31% 41.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
128% 0.93 MB/s
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Typical Blue 320GB (2007) Builds (Compare 60,818 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 34%
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Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $409

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8 months ago.

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


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