Average Bench: 44.9% (412th of 1015)

more Based on 61,826 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-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 55.0% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.83MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.79MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Blue 320GB (2007) is 36.8%. 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 51.8MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 74.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 61,826 samples)
Min Avg Max
34.1 Read 82.1 106
30.6 Write 79.7 104
21.6 Mixed 51.8 64.7
31.9 SusWrite 74.2 104
52.9% 72 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.58 0.7
0.8 4K Write 1.79 2.4
0.3 4K Mixed 0.83 1
150% 1.07 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
208GB free
Firmware: 01.03E01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 102 100 102 102 101 MB/s
Read 103
Write 97.5
Mixed 63.7
SusWrite 101
67% 91.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1
177% 1.23 MB/s
295GB free
Firmware: 01.03A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 91 85 59 59 59 MB/s
Read 115
Write 114
Mixed 69
SusWrite 72.9
68% 92.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1
185% 1.33 MB/s
255GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.03A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 34 78 88 54 80 82 MB/s
Read 98
Write 88.2
Mixed 61.7
SusWrite 69.4
58% 79.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
170% 1.27 MB/s
162GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 03.03E03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 52 76 48 76 76 71 MB/s
Read 81.3
Write 84.1
Mixed 51.9
SusWrite 66.2
52% 70.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.03 MB/s
8GB free
Firmware: 01.03E01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 69 74 73 77 78 MB/s
Read 71
Write 72.7
Mixed 49.5
SusWrite 74.7
49% 67 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
144% 1 MB/s
26GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.03A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 48 46 47 48 28 19 MB/s
Read 49.8
Write 47.8
Mixed 38.3
SusWrite 39.2
32% 43.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.6
123% 1 MB/s
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Typical Blue 320GB (2007) Builds (Compare 50,763 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 33%
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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: 55% - Above average Total price: $405

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4 months ago.

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


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