Average Bench: 71.5% (106th of 984)

more Based on 5,708 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD10EZRZ-00Z5HB0, WDC WD10EZRZ-00Z, WDC WD10 EZRZ-22HTKB0, 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 28.4% 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 2.04MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 114MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Blue 1TB (2015) is 37.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Blue 1TB (2015) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.22MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 120MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,708 samples)
Min Avg Max
84 Read 129 169
82.1 Write 120 148
72.8 Mixed 114 141
90.9% 121 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.27 4K Read 0.71 1.02
0.7 4K Write 2.04 2.57
0.13 4K Mixed 0.22 0.29
92.5% 0.99 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
931GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 153
Write 147
Mixed 138
110% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.98
4K Write 2.47
4K Mixed 0.22
111% 1.22 MB/s
700GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 147
Write 136
Mixed 141
106% 141 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 2.39
4K Mixed 0.22
94% 1.08 MB/s
766GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 134
Write 131
Mixed 93.9
89% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.71
4K Mixed 0.16
52% 0.46 MB/s
379GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 140
Write 123
Mixed 114
94% 126 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.23
81% 0.89 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 119
Write 112
Mixed 118
88% 117 MB/s
4K Read 0.87
4K Write 2.35
4K Mixed 0.29
112% 1.17 MB/s
7GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 121
Write 65.6
Mixed 127
80% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.87
4K Write 1.89
4K Mixed 0.14
87% 0.97 MB/s
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Desktop
Desktop 86%
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Workstation
Workstation 66%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $1,182

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Solid performance and reliability for everyday computing...

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Solid drive. Really one of the most performant HDDs you can buy for the price.


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