Average Bench: 50.8% (341st of 1002)

more Based on 19,496 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD10SPCX-22HWST0, WDC WD10SPCX-75KHST, WDC WD10SPCX-16KHST0, WDC WD10SPCX-80KHST0, WDC WD10SPCX-08H, WDC WD10SPCX-60HWST0, WDC WD10SPCX-21KHST0, WDC WD10 SPCX-75KHST0, WDC WD10SPCX-75, WDC WD10SPCX-75HWST, WDC WD10 SPCX-22KHST0, WDC WD10SPCX-22KHST0, WDC WD10SPCX-08M2NA0, WDC WD10SPCX-75KHST0, WD10SPCX-60KHST0, WDC WD10SPCX-60, WDC WD10SPCX-80HWST0, WDC WD10SPCX-60KHST0, WDC WD10SPCX-00HWST0, WD10SPCX-75HWST, WDC WD10SPCX-55H, WDC WD10 SPCX-24HWST1, WDC WD10 SPCX-08HWST0, WDC WD10 SPCX-24HWST0, WD10SPCX-75KHST, WDC WD10SPCX-11HWST0, WDC WD10 SPCX-22HWST0, WDC WD10SPCX-08S8TT0, WDC WD10SPCX-00KHST0, WDC WD10SPCX-75HWST0, WDC WD10SPCX-55HWST0, WDC WD10SPCX-60K, WDC WD10SPCX-16HWST0, WDC WD10 SPCX-08S8TT0, WDC WD10SPCX-80H, WDC WD10 SPCX-21KHST0, WDC WD10 SPCX-75HWST0, WDC WD10SPCX-24HWST1, WDC WD10SPCX-08S, WDC WD10SPCX-08HWST0, WDC WD10SPCX-24HWST0, WDC WD10SPCX-22H, WDC WD10SPCX-00H, WDC WD10 SPCX-60KHST0, WDC WD10SPCX-24H

Average average bench

The WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2013) averaged 49.2% 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 1.44MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 84.3MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2013) is 27%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2013) performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.39MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.18MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 19,496 samples)
Min Avg Max
63.9 Read 91.7 110
39.6 Write 85.2 111
54.2 Mixed 84.3 105
65.5% 87.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.39 0.55
0.5 4K Write 1.44 1.97
0.08 4K Mixed 0.18 0.26
62.7% 0.67 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
726GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 108
Write 108
Mixed 101
80% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 1.46
4K Mixed 0.18
65% 0.69 MB/s
726GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 106
Write 96.9
Mixed 106
78% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 1.77
4K Mixed 0.16
72% 0.82 MB/s
895GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 82.6
Write 85.7
Mixed 81.3
63% 83.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 1.67
4K Mixed 0.18
73% 0.79 MB/s
882GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 82.4
Write 83.6
Mixed 80.6
62% 82.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 1.65
4K Mixed 0.22
75% 0.79 MB/s
397GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 85.7
Write 80.2
Mixed 83.5
63% 83.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.31
4K Write 1.08
4K Mixed 0.1
45% 0.5 MB/s
139GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 67.1
Write 91
Mixed 78.4
59% 78.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 1.39
4K Mixed 0.17
64% 0.67 MB/s
122GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 55.9
Write 64.1
Mixed 48.1
42% 56 MB/s
4K Read 0.14
4K Write 0.38
4K Mixed 0.12
26% 0.21 MB/s
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