Average Bench: 25.2% (155th of 639)

Based on 3,028 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 1058 PID 0748 Model: WD My Passport 0748
Poor: 14%Average: 25.2% Great: 38%

Very poor average bench

The WD My Passport 500GB averaged 74.7% 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 Write Speed 1.63MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 54.9MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD My Passport 500GB is 23.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the WD My Passport 500GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.47MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 56.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,028 samples)
Min Avg Max
27.5 Read 56.1 88.8
21.7 Write 54.9 89.1
19.8 Mixed 37 54.8
21.8 SusWrite 54.9 88.2
68.3% 50.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.47 0.6
0.4 4K Write 1.63 2.4
0.4 4K Mixed 0.66 0.9
79.7% 0.92 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
52GB free, PID 0748
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 102 102 101 102 101 MB/s
Read 99.4
Write 101
Mixed 59.6
SusWrite 102
122% 90.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
107% 1.2 MB/s
370GB free, PID 0748
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 91 89 91 91 89 MB/s
Read 81.8
Write 81.3
Mixed 52.3
SusWrite 90.2
104% 76.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
107% 1.2 MB/s
372GB free, PID 0748
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 84 83 81 82 83 MB/s
Read 67.6
Write 62.1
Mixed 45.9
SusWrite 82.3
88% 64.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.6
90% 1.03 MB/s
226GB free, PID 0748
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 51 60 73 72 73 73 MB/s
Read 72.7
Write 67.7
Mixed 49.4
SusWrite 66.9
86% 64.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.7
100% 1.13 MB/s
34GB free, PID 0748
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 42 42 41 42 41 MB/s
Read 40.5
Write 38
Mixed 26.4
SusWrite 41.2
49% 36.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.7
104% 1.17 MB/s
342GB free, PID 0748
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 41 42 40 41 40 MB/s
Read 37.2
Write 37.2
Mixed 27.6
SusWrite 40.7
49% 35.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.7
107% 1.2 MB/s
381GB free, PID 0748
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 33 35 35 34 33 35 MB/s
Read 34.5
Write 19.5
Mixed 24.7
SusWrite 34.1
37% 28.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.5
59% 0.7 MB/s
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