Average Bench: 53.7% (285th of 1002)

more Based on 10,853 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD10EARX-00N0YB0, WDC WD10EARX-32N0YB0, WDC WD10 EARX-00N0YB0, WDC WD10EARX-00PASB0, WDC WD10EARX-00N0YB1, WDC WD10 EARX-00PASB0, WD10EARX-00Z8A0, WDC WD10 EARX-32N0YB0, WDC WD10EARX-009, WDC WD10EARX-32N, WDC WD10EARX-00P, WDC WD10EARX-00N, WDC WD10EARX-22N, WDC WD10EARX-22N0YB0, WDC WD10 EARX-22N0YB0

Average average bench

The WD Green 1TB (2011) averaged 46.3% 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 1.5MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.57MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 1TB (2011) is 30.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the WD Green 1TB (2011) performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.18MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 76.2MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 10,853 samples)
Min Avg Max
64.9 Read 96.5 121
60.1 Write 90.4 119
18.1 Mixed 76.2 113
65.7% 87.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.29 4K Read 0.57 0.83
0.34 4K Write 1.5 2.05
0.12 4K Mixed 0.18 0.24
71.8% 0.75 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
929GB free
Firmware: 51.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 111
Write 127
Mixed 105
86% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.22
101% 1.11 MB/s
211GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 120
Write 107
Mixed 109
84% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.57
4K Write 1.96
4K Mixed 0.21
83% 0.91 MB/s
445GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 112
Write 108
Mixed 95.8
79% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.01
4K Mixed 0.18
79% 0.9 MB/s
784GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 108
Write 87.6
Mixed 83.3
70% 93.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 1.71
4K Mixed 0.25
79% 0.81 MB/s
273GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 27.2
Write 4.84
Mixed 7.78
10% 13.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.39
4K Write 0.08
4K Mixed 0.04
22% 0.17 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,220,319 HDDs tested.


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Typical Green 1TB (2011) Builds (Compare 21,850 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop 57%
Workstation 23%

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $380

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