Average Bench: 48.9% (345th of 983)

more Based on 1,159 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD15EARX-22PASB0, WDC WD15EARX-22P, WDC WD15EARX-00P, WDC WD15EARX-00D8PB0, WDC WD15 EARX-32PASB0, WDC WD15 EARX-00PASB0, WDC WD15 EARX-00ZUDB0, WDC WD15EARX-32PASB0, WDC WD15EARX-008FB0, WDC WD15EARX-00PASB0, WDC WD15EARX-00ZUDB0, WDC WD15EARX-00Z, WDC WD15 EARX-22PASB0

Below average average bench

The WD Green 1.5TB (2011) averaged 51.1% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.45MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.52MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 1.5TB (2011) is 30.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the WD Green 1.5TB (2011) performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.17MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 69.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,159 samples)
Min Avg Max
58.4 Read 88.5 117
53.5 Write 81.8 109
10.2 Mixed 69.5 102
59.9% 79.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.52 0.77
0.34 4K Write 1.45 2.07
0.1 4K Mixed 0.17 0.24
67.9% 0.72 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
164GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 105
Write 102
Mixed 98.9
77% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 1.78
4K Mixed 0.14
71% 0.82 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 94.9
Write 96.1
Mixed 87.8
70% 92.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 1.56
4K Mixed 0.24
77% 0.77 MB/s
870GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 86.3
Write 94.5
Mixed 92.5
69% 91.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 0.32
4K Mixed 0.2
55% 0.39 MB/s
183GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 98
Write 71.4
Mixed 53.1
55% 74.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.12
60% 0.67 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 95.1
Write 63.1
Mixed 89.3
62% 82.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.54
4K Mixed 0.21
73% 0.75 MB/s
202GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 77.9
Write 74.3
Mixed 73.2
57% 75.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 1.79
4K Mixed 0.2
81% 0.87 MB/s
750GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 75.7
Write 72.9
Mixed 75.1
56% 74.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 0.27
4K Mixed 0.18
45% 0.31 MB/s
298GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED
Read 60.7
Write 52.8
Mixed 62.3
44% 58.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.43
4K Write 1.35
4K Mixed 0.19
64% 0.66 MB/s
60GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 40
Write 47.3
Mixed 31.9
30% 39.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.33
4K Write 1.64
4K Mixed 0.13
59% 0.7 MB/s
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Desktop 59%
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Workstation 36%
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System: Acer Aspire M3970

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $436

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