Average Bench: 53.9% (265th of 984)

more Based on 10,148 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 46.1% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.46MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 97.6MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 1TB (2011) is 32.7%. 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 75.9MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 10,148 samples)
Min Avg Max
64.1 Read 97.6 127
58.4 Write 90 116
17.5 Mixed 75.9 111
65.8% 87.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.16 4K Read 0.54 0.83
0.33 4K Write 1.46 2.06
0.1 4K Mixed 0.18 0.25
69.6% 0.73 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
844GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 115
Write 118
Mixed 112
87% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.87
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.26
100% 1.01 MB/s
489GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 109
Write 111
Mixed 25.5
60% 81.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 1.39
4K Mixed 0.11
61% 0.68 MB/s
33GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 98.3
Write 96.7
Mixed 22.1
53% 72.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.84
4K Write 1.21
4K Mixed 0.22
82% 0.76 MB/s
767GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 92.1
Write 65.7
Mixed 91.6
63% 83.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 1.59
4K Mixed 0.12
62% 0.72 MB/s
249GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 83.5
Write 73.6
Mixed 83.6
61% 80.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.03
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.06
15% 0.16 MB/s
203GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 74.9
Write 67.1
Mixed 67.8
53% 69.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 1.58
4K Mixed 0.27
87% 0.84 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 8,254,355 HDDs tested.


OutletPCUS $8417 hrs
AmazonUS $8911 mins
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Typical Green 1TB (2011) Builds (Compare 19,055 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: 70% - Very good Total price: $410

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