Average Bench: 26.5% (833rd of 1015)

more Based on 280 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD3200JB-00KFA0, WDC WD32 00JB-00KFA0, WDC WD3200JB-22KFA0, WDC WD32 00JB-22KFA0, WDC WD3200JB-55KFA0, WDC WD32 00JB-00K

Very poor average bench

The WD WD3200JB-00KFA0 320GB averaged 73.5% 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 0.59MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.92MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD WD3200JB-00KFA0 320GB is 25.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the WD WD3200JB-00KFA0 320GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 32.4MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 38.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 280 samples)
Min Avg Max
13.1 Read 48.3 62.3
9.36 Write 45.7 61.6
8.55 Mixed 32.4 54.7
3.9 SusWrite 38.5 61.9
30.4% 41.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.54 0.7
0.6 4K Write 1.92 2.4
0.27 4K Mixed 0.59 1.1
124% 1.02 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
16GB free
Firmware: 08.05J08
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 63 62 62 52 61 MB/s
Read 62.3
Write 62.2
Mixed 42.8
SusWrite 60.4
42% 56.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
180% 1.33 MB/s
257GB free
Firmware: 08.05J08
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 61 61 62 62 62 MB/s
Read 61.1
Write 61.5
Mixed 42
SusWrite 61.7
42% 56.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
160% 1.13 MB/s
183GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 08.05J08
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 43 41 33 46 42 MB/s
Read 54.3
Write 50.9
Mixed 40.4
SusWrite 41
34% 46.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
166% 1.23 MB/s
150GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 08.05J08
SusWrite @10s intervals: 15 29 23 25 39 42 MB/s
Read 38.8
Write 49.8
Mixed 33
SusWrite 28.8
28% 37.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.8
152% 1.2 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 29,522,141 HDDs tested.

Typical WD3200JB-00KFA0 320GB Builds (Compare 424 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-P55-USB3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $364

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