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Price and performance details for the WDC WD5000AAKX can be found below. This is made using thousands of PerformanceTest benchmark results and is updated daily.

  • The first graph shows the relative performance of the Hard Drive compared to the 10 other common Hard Drives in terms of PassMark Disk Rating.
  • The 2nd graph shows the value for money, in terms of the Disk Rating per dollar.


Drive Size:  465.8 GB

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Drive First Benchmarked: 2011-06-23

Drive Rating/$Price: 31.50

Overall Rank:  11251

Last Price Change:  $25 USD (2024-02-24)

Average Drive Rating
Samples: 1379

Disk Test Suite Average Results for WDC WD5000AAKX

Sequential Read112 MBytes/Sec
Sequential Write104 MBytes/Sec
Random Seek Read Write (IOPS 32KQD20)8 MBytes/Sec
IOPS 4KQD11 MBytes/Sec
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Pricing History

Drive Rating Relative to Top 10 Common Drives
As of 25th of February 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
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Last 5 Baselines for WDC WD5000AAKX
Most recent listed first
Baseline Disk Rating
BL2030781 - Feb 21 2024
BL2025892 - Feb 16 2024
BL2024709 - Feb 14 2024
BL2021369 - Feb 11 2024
BL2016960 - Feb 06 2024