Average Bench: 45.9% (442nd of 1002)

more Based on 34,492 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD10EARS-00Y5B1, WDC WD10EARS-00MVWB0, WDC WD10EARS-14Y5B1, WDC WD10EARS-00MVWB1, WDC WD10EARS-22Y5B1, WDC WD10 EARS-00MVWB0, WDC WD10 EARS-00MVWB1, WDC WD10EARS-11U0AB0, WDC WD10EARS-00M, WDC WD10EARS-63M5B0, WDC WD10EARS-003BB1, WDC WD10EARS-32Y5B1, WDC WD10 EARS-00Y5B1, WDC WD10EARS-00R6B0, WDC WD10EARS-00Z5B1, WDC WD10 EARS-00S8B1, WDC WD10 EARS-22Y5B1, WDC WD10EARS-00Y, WDC WD10EARS-22Y, WDC WD10EARS-32MVWB0, WDC WD10EARS-67Y5B1, WDC WD10 EARS-00U0AB0, WDC WD10EARS-00Z, WDC WD10EARS-07MVWB0, WDC WD10 EARS-003BB1, WDC WD10EARS-32Z5B1, WDC WD10 EARS-00Z5B1, WDC WD10EARS-00S8B1, WDC WD10 EARS-67Y5B1, WDC WD10 EARS-32MVWB0, WDC WD10EARS-003, WDC WD10EARS-00U0AB0, WDC WD10EARS-56Y5B1

Below average average bench

The WD Green 1TB (2010) averaged 54.1% 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 Read Speed 0.54MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.2MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 1TB (2010) is 30.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the WD Green 1TB (2010) performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 64MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 78.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 34,492 samples)
Min Avg Max
50.2 Read 81.5 110
50.5 Write 78.3 101
15.1 Mixed 64 95.9
55.8% 74.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.19 4K Read 0.54 0.77
0.17 4K Write 1.2 1.84
0.09 4K Mixed 0.17 0.24
63.9% 0.64 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
858GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 88.7
Write 99
Mixed 22.9
51% 70.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.37
4K Write 1.12
4K Mixed 0.13
51% 0.54 MB/s
34GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 119
Write 63.5
Mixed 74.1
64% 85.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 1.69
4K Mixed 0.19
72% 0.79 MB/s
603GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 86.9
Write 88.6
Mixed 67.4
60% 81 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 1.39
4K Mixed 0.24
80% 0.77 MB/s
113GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 93.3
Write 76.8
Mixed 78.7
62% 83 MB/s
4K Read 0.33
4K Write 1.11
4K Mixed 0.18
54% 0.54 MB/s
504GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 75.6
Write 94
Mixed 81.5
63% 83.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.32
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.13
56% 0.65 MB/s
699GB free
Firmware: 80.0 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 72.9
Write 86.8
Mixed 76.4
59% 78.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 0.36
4K Mixed 0.18
46% 0.33 MB/s
292GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 74.3
Write 71.3
Mixed 34.7
44% 60.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.21
4K Write 0.66
4K Mixed 0.13
35% 0.33 MB/s
398GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 80.1
Write 61.5
Mixed 68.2
53% 69.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.45
4K Mixed 0.16
61% 0.67 MB/s
67GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 81.2
Write 56.9
Mixed 74.4
54% 70.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 1.15
4K Mixed 0.18
62% 0.6 MB/s
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Gaming 12%
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Desktop
Desktop 57%
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Workstation
Workstation 23%
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Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $385

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