Average Bench: 66.7% (136th of 979)

more Based on 1,332 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD10PURX-64D85Y0, WDC WD10PURX-64GVNY0, WDC WD10PURX-64E5EY0, WDC WD10PURX-78E5EY0, WDC WD10 PURX-64D85Y0, WDC WD10 PURX-64E5EY0, WDC WD10PURX-64E, WDC WD10PURX-64D, WDC WD10PURX-89E5EY0, WDC WD10PURX-08U6AA0, WDC WD10PURX-78E

Above average average bench

The WD Purple 1TB (2014) averaged 33.3% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.04MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 105MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Purple 1TB (2014) is 37.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Purple 1TB (2014) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.22MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.6MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 1,332 samples)
Min Avg Max
78.9 Read 116 150
77.4 Write 116 147
67.9 Mixed 105 139
84.5% 113 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.15 4K Read 0.6 0.93
0.41 4K Write 2.04 2.64
0.11 4K Mixed 0.22 0.28
86.8% 0.95 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
811GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 132
Write 143
Mixed 135
103% 137 MB/s
4K Read 0.93
4K Write 2.45
4K Mixed 0.22
108% 1.2 MB/s
443GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 113
Write 123
Mixed 113
88% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.87
4K Write 2.37
4K Mixed 0.23
106% 1.16 MB/s
117GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 81.4
Write 115
Mixed 77.9
68% 91.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.18
4K Write 0.68
4K Mixed 0.09
29% 0.31 MB/s
827GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 88.6
Write 94.7
Mixed 80.7
66% 88 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.95
4K Mixed 0.25
93% 0.96 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 4,352,456 HDDs tested.


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Desktop 85%
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Workstation 66%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $141

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $1,072

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