Average Bench: 43.9% (433rd of 1015)

more Based on 73,376 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-60Z0A1, 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 WD32 00AAJS-00G0A, 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 WD32 00AAJS-60B4A0, 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 56.1% 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 1.79MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Blue 320GB (2007) is 37.9%. 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 71.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 73,376 samples)
Min Avg Max
34.3 Read 81 106
22.7 Write 78.3 105
26.5 Mixed 51.8 64.7
23.7 SusWrite 71.5 102
52% 70.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.58 0.7
0.7 4K Write 1.79 2.3
0.4 4K Mixed 0.82 1
149% 1.06 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
272GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.03A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 99 93 102 104 103 MB/s
Read 107
Write 106
Mixed 65.2
SusWrite 99.2
69% 94.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1
181% 1.3 MB/s
214GB free
Firmware: 01.03E01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 93 94 95 95 96 MB/s
Read 100
Write 100
Mixed 58.5
SusWrite 94.5
65% 88.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.9
153% 1 MB/s
521GB free
Firmware: 01.03E01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 68 66 68 68 68 MB/s
Read 103
Write 98.1
Mixed 62
SusWrite 67.2
61% 82.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
185% 1.37 MB/s
221GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.03E01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 58 62 62 68 56 66 MB/s
Read 102
Write 102
Mixed 60.4
SusWrite 62.2
60% 81.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
130% 0.97 MB/s
287GB free
Firmware: 01.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 78 79 80 80 79 MB/s
Read 80.9
Write 80.8
Mixed 53.8
SusWrite 78.6
54% 73.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1
177% 1.23 MB/s
109GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.03E01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 73 67 70 74 73 MB/s
Read 78.8
Write 75.5
Mixed 49.5
SusWrite 70.7
50% 68.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
151% 1.13 MB/s
179GB free
Firmware: 03.03E03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 65 65 66 66 66 66 MB/s
Read 80.6
Write 76.7
Mixed 51.4
SusWrite 66
51% 68.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
149% 1.1 MB/s
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Typical Blue 320GB (2007) Builds (Compare 19,394 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 2%
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Desktop 65%
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Workstation 2%
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EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $254

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12 months ago.

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


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