Average Bench: 60% (183rd of 979)

more Based on 7,180 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 1.79MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Blue 1TB (2010) is 32.2%. 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 99.1MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 88.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,180 samples)
Min Avg Max
74.9 Read 110 139
67 Write 99.1 125
18.1 Mixed 88.3 122
74.3% 99.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.18 4K Read 0.6 0.92
0.77 4K Write 1.79 2.27
0.16 4K Mixed 0.35 0.5
97.2% 0.91 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
447GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 137
Write 102
Mixed 109
87% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.28
80% 0.76 MB/s
52GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 133
Write 106
Mixed 105
86% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.59
4K Write 2.02
4K Mixed 0.34
100% 0.98 MB/s
659GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 120
Write 114
Mixed 120
89% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.95
4K Mixed 0.4
105% 0.98 MB/s
391GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 129
Write 104
Mixed 104
84% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 2.03
4K Mixed 0.3
93% 0.95 MB/s
171GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED
Read 98
Write 107
Mixed 32.2
58% 78.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.59
4K Write 1.96
4K Mixed 0.47
113% 1.01 MB/s
252GB free
Firmware: 19.01H19 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 95.7
Write 84.1
Mixed 8.7
45% 62.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.31
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.29
81% 0.84 MB/s
571GB free
Firmware: 15.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 85.5
Write 82.4
Mixed 82.1
63% 83.3 MB/s
4K Read 1.04
4K Write 2.14
4K Mixed 0.57
146% 1.25 MB/s
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Workstation 37%
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