Average Bench: 34.3% (628th of 1015)

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Poor average bench

The WD WD5000AAVS-00ZTB0 500GB averaged 65.6% 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 0.74MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.09MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD WD5000AAVS-00ZTB0 500GB is 25.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the WD WD5000AAVS-00ZTB0 500GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 40.9MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 57.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,555 samples)
Min Avg Max
34.3 Read 61.2 84
33.2 Write 59.6 83.2
24.3 Mixed 40.9 51.7
31.4 SusWrite 57.9 81
40.5% 54.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.51 0.6
1.11 4K Write 2.09 2.5
0.5 4K Mixed 0.74 0.9
142% 1.11 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
178GB free
Firmware: 05.04C05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 80 79 82 82 83 MB/s
Read 81
Write 82
Mixed 52.3
SusWrite 79.8
54% 73.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.8
153% 1.17 MB/s
354GB free
Firmware: 05.04C05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 81 80 81 82 81 MB/s
Read 79
Write 74.8
Mixed 48.5
SusWrite 81
52% 70.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.7
145% 1.2 MB/s
466GB free
Firmware: 01.01B01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 76 77 78 78 77 MB/s
Read 77.5
Write 75.8
Mixed 50.7
SusWrite 75.7
52% 69.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.9
169% 1.3 MB/s
381GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 05.04C05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 59 55 57 53 54 53 MB/s
Read 76.3
Write 58.4
Mixed 38.8
SusWrite 55
42% 57.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.5
100% 0.8 MB/s
466GB free
Firmware: 05.04C05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 65 66 64 65 64 65 MB/s
Read 63.5
Write 63
Mixed 43.7
SusWrite 64.9
43% 58.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.8
152% 1.2 MB/s
197GB free
Firmware: 01.01B01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 61 61 61 61 61 MB/s
Read 62.5
Write 62.5
Mixed 45.3
SusWrite 61
43% 57.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.17 MB/s
314GB free
Firmware: 05.04C05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 58 54 60 60 59 54 MB/s
Read 66
Write 62.8
Mixed 41.5
SusWrite 57.5
42% 57 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
156% 1.1 MB/s
47GB free
Firmware: 01.01B01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 37 37 38 39 39 39 MB/s
Read 65.3
Write 67.5
Mixed 46.5
SusWrite 38.1
40% 54.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.17 MB/s
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Gaming
Gaming 30%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $527

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