Average Bench: 66% (140th of 984)

more Based on 2,819 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD10PURX-64D85Y0, WDC WD10PURX-64KC9Y0, WDC WD10PURX-64E, WDC WD10PURX-64D, WDC WD10PURX-78E, WDC WD10PURX-64P6ZY0, WDC WD10PURX-64GVNY0, WDC WD10PURX-64E5EYO, WDC WD10PURX-64E5EY0, WDC WD10PURX-78E5EY0, WDC WD10 PURX-64D85Y0, WDC WD10 PURX-64E5EY0, WDC WD10PURX-64GVNYO, WDC WD10PURX-89E5EY0, WDC WD10PURX-08U6AA0

Above average average bench

The WD Purple 1TB (2014) averaged 33.9% 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 Write Speed 2.03MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 106MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Purple 1TB (2014) is 38.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Purple 1TB (2014) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.22MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.61MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,819 samples)
Min Avg Max
78.5 Read 115 147
75.6 Write 115 147
67.9 Mixed 106 137
84.1% 112 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.27 4K Read 0.61 0.94
0.38 4K Write 2.03 2.61
0.14 4K Mixed 0.22 0.29
87.2% 0.95 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
853GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 140
Write 131
Mixed 132
101% 134 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 2.33
4K Mixed 0.25
103% 1.12 MB/s
926GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 137
Write 126
Mixed 121
96% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.83
4K Write 2.22
4K Mixed 0.21
99% 1.09 MB/s
926GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 136
Write 126
Mixed 134
100% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.83
4K Write 2.46
4K Mixed 0.27
110% 1.19 MB/s
608GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 126
Write 119
Mixed 108
89% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 2.23
4K Mixed 0.24
88% 0.98 MB/s
101GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 103
Write 93
Mixed 89.1
72% 95.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.76
4K Write 2.18
4K Mixed 0.2
95% 1.05 MB/s
421GB free
Firmware: 1A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 114
Write 79.1
Mixed 79.4
68% 90.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.34
4K Write 1.48
4K Mixed 0.15
58% 0.65 MB/s
221GB free
Firmware: 01.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 103
Write 87.8
Mixed 89.4
70% 93.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.47
4K Mixed 0.25
84% 0.81 MB/s
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Desktop
Desktop 85%
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Workstation
Workstation 65%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $1,193

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