Average Bench: 72.8% (99th of 979)

more Based on 1,900 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD10EZRZ-00Z5HB0, WDC WD10EZRZ-00Z, WDC WD10EZRZ-009BA0, WDC WD10EZRZ-22HTKB0, WD10EZRZ-00HTKB, WDC WD10 EZRZ-00HTKB0, WDC WD10 EZRZ-00Z5HB0, WDC WD10EZRZ-00HTKB0, WDC WD10EZRZ-00H

Good average bench

The WD Blue 1TB (2015) averaged 27.2% 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 2.11MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 117MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Blue 1TB (2015) is 33.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the WD Blue 1TB (2015) performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.23MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 122MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,900 samples)
Min Avg Max
93.7 Read 131 164
82.3 Write 122 149
78.3 Mixed 117 143
92.7% 123 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.38 4K Read 0.75 1.03
0.94 4K Write 2.11 2.61
0.15 4K Mixed 0.23 0.29
95.6% 1.03 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
809GB free
Firmware: 01.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 196
Write 137
Mixed 139
118% 158 MB/s
4K Read 0.79
4K Write 2.02
4K Mixed 0.21
94% 1.01 MB/s
658GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 149
Write 135
Mixed 132
104% 139 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 2.07
4K Mixed 0.24
95% 1.01 MB/s
454GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 138
Write 129
Mixed 125
98% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 2.03
4K Mixed 0.19
85% 0.95 MB/s
68GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 142
Write 115
Mixed 112
92% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 1.89
4K Mixed 0.23
88% 0.92 MB/s
907GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 119
Write 129
Mixed 118
92% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.82
4K Write 2.19
4K Mixed 0.25
102% 1.09 MB/s
558GB 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 111
Mixed 102
79% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.21
4K Write 1.12
4K Mixed 0.16
47% 0.5 MB/s
698GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 113
Write 96.7
Mixed 100
78% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 1.71
4K Mixed 0.19
83% 0.88 MB/s
124GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 57.9
Write 72
Mixed 34.4
40% 54.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 1.45
4K Mixed 0.21
82% 0.81 MB/s
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Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $139

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