Average Bench: 60.1% (184th of 979)

more Based on 6,257 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD10EALX-009BA0, WDC WD10EALX-559BA0, WDC WD10 EALX-559BA0, WDC WD10EALX-008, WDC WD10EALX-089BA0, WDC WD10EALX-009, WDC WD10EALX-229, WDC WD10 EALX-089BA0, WD10EALX-009BA0, WDC WD10 EALX-609BA0, WDC WD10EALX-609BA0, WDC WD10 EALX-008EA0, WDC WD10EALX-229BA1, WDC WD10EALX-229BA0, WDC WD10EALX-089BA1, WDC WD10EALX-759, WDC WD10EALX-199BA0, WDC WD10EALX-559, WDC WD10 EALX-759BA1, WDC WD10 EALX-759BA0, WDC WD10EALX-079, WDC WD10 EALX-009BA0, WDC WD10EALX-008EA0, WDC WD10EALX-759BA0, WDC WD10EALX-079BA1, WDC WD10EALX-079BA0, WDC WD10EALX-759BA1, WDC WD10 EALX-229BA0, WDC WD10 EALX-229BA1

Above average average bench

The WD Blue 1TB (2010) averaged 39.9% 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 0.35MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.77MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Blue 1TB (2010) is 31.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the WD Blue 1TB (2010) performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Write Speed 99.7MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 86.9MB/s
ADVERTISEMENT

Average Bench

(Based on 6,257 samples)
Min Avg Max
72.9 Read 110 139
68.4 Write 99.7 126
26 Mixed 86.9 122
74% 98.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.21 4K Read 0.6 0.89
0.69 4K Write 1.77 2.25
0.17 4K Mixed 0.35 0.5
96.8% 0.91 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
919GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 138
Write 113
Mixed 84.8
83% 112 MB/s
4K Read 1.03
4K Write 1.96
4K Mixed 0.36
120% 1.12 MB/s
931GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 128
Write 121
Mixed 126
94% 125 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.22
4K Mixed 0.43
122% 1.15 MB/s
467GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 137
Write 105
Mixed 105
87% 116 MB/s
4K Read 1.14
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.49
135% 1.14 MB/s
283GB free
Firmware: 19.01H19 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 118
Write 110
Mixed 103
83% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 2.09
4K Mixed 0.27
92% 0.97 MB/s
740GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 109
Write 111
Mixed 32.4
61% 84 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 1.58
4K Mixed 0.38
95% 0.85 MB/s
502GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 109
Write 81.7
Mixed 97
72% 96 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 1.88
4K Mixed 0.31
92% 0.91 MB/s
169GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 109
Write 13
Mixed 17.6
34% 46.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.39
4K Write 0.43
4K Mixed 0.24
51% 0.36 MB/s
6,257 MORE »

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 3,461,541 HDDs tested.

 Prices

AmazonUS $63.9927 secs ago.
OutletPCUS $67.849 hrs ago.
Send price feedback
Typical Blue 1TB (2010) Builds (Compare 1,333 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

System: Dell XPS 8300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $440

Popular Blue 1TB (2010) systems:

How Fast Is Your HDD? (Bench your build) Size up your PC in less than a minute.

Welcome to our freeware PC speed test tool. UserBenchmark will test your PC and compare the results to other users with the same components. You can quickly size up your PC, identify hardware problems and explore the best upgrades.

UserBenchmark of the month

How it works

  • - Download and run UserBenchMark (UBM).
  • - CPU tests include: integer, floating and string.
  • - GPU tests include: six 3D game simulations.
  • - Drive tests include: read, write and mixed IO.
  • - Checks include: 4k Align, NCQ, TRIM, SATA, USB & S.M.A.R.T.
  • - RAM tests include: single/multi core bandwidth and latency.
  • - Reports are generated and presented on userbenchmark.com.
  • - Identify the strongest components in your PC.
  • - See speed test results from other users.
  • - Compare your components to the highest voted in class.
  • - Find the best upgrades.
  • - Share your opinion by voting.
Hard Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) March 2017 HDD Rankings.

Welcome to our consumer Hard Drive comparison. We calculate effective speed which measures performance for typical consumers. Effective speed is adjusted by cost per GB to yield value for money. Calculated values don't always tell the whole picture so we check them against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors and more to bring you the definitive list of top HDDs. Share your opinion by voting. [HDrivePro]

979 Drives (Compared) Thousands of user benchmarks compiled into one comparison list.

See how consistently different HDDs perform with varying real world conditions. The charts also illustrate overall performance, popularity and rank.

 Frequently Asked Questions

 Best User Rated

The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $310Nvidia GTX 1070 $370Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $94
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $328AMD RX 480 $201Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $138
Intel Core i5-7600K $215Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $235Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $169
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $50Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $113SanDisk Extreme 64GB $34
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $90G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $430SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $50Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $125SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $9
Today's hottest deals
User Guide  •  About  •  FAQs  •  @Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback