Average Bench: 72.1% (100th of 979)

more Based on 1,981 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 27.8% 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 2.1MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 115MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Blue 1TB (2015) is 36.1%. 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 0.23MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 122MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,981 samples)
Min Avg Max
88.9 Read 130 162
80.9 Write 122 148
73.5 Mixed 115 142
91.7% 122 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.76 1.03
0.64 4K Write 2.1 2.61
0.15 4K Mixed 0.23 0.29
95.9% 1.03 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
775GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 156
Write 148
Mixed 140
111% 148 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 2.26
4K Mixed 0.28
105% 1.1 MB/s
714GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 152
Write 129
Mixed 127
102% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.81
4K Write 2.38
4K Mixed 0.28
109% 1.16 MB/s
588GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 143
Write 130
Mixed 131
101% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 2.36
4K Mixed 0.27
105% 1.12 MB/s
264GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 138
Write 133
Mixed 125
99% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.88
4K Write 2.36
4K Mixed 0.24
107% 1.16 MB/s
923GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 135
Write 135
Mixed 129
100% 133 MB/s
4K Read 0.94
4K Write 2.52
4K Mixed 0.21
109% 1.22 MB/s
840GB free
Firmware: 0909 Max speed: UDMA 133 133 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 107
Write 107
Mixed 98.3
78% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.95
4K Write 2.23
4K Mixed 0.25
109% 1.15 MB/s
43GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 104
Write 92.3
Mixed 115
79% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 2.13
4K Mixed 0.19
78% 0.91 MB/s
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Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $141

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