Average Bench: 49.2% (336th of 984)

more Based on 1,488 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 50.8% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.47MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.53MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 1.5TB (2011) is 32.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the WD Green 1.5TB (2011) performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 70.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.18MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 1,488 samples)
Min Avg Max
56.5 Read 88.8 118
51.4 Write 82.6 110
14.7 Mixed 70.2 105
60.3% 80.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.53 0.78
0.35 4K Write 1.47 2.06
0.1 4K Mixed 0.18 0.24
69% 0.73 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
238GB free
Firmware: 80.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 150
Write 83.1
Mixed 92
81% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 1.66
4K Mixed 0.2
73% 0.78 MB/s
493GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 107
Write 87.5
Mixed 86
70% 93.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 0.39
4K Mixed 0.15
51% 0.4 MB/s
139GB free
Firmware: 51.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 85.3
Write 108
Mixed 97.3
73% 97 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 1.64
4K Mixed 0.16
65% 0.74 MB/s
193GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 69.9
Write 76.3
Mixed 65.1
53% 70.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 1.36
4K Mixed 0.23
68% 0.67 MB/s
196GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 62.4
Write 73.6
Mixed 72
52% 69.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.44
4K Mixed 0.16
61% 0.67 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 73.6
Write 37.2
Mixed 72.3
46% 61 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 0.88
4K Mixed 0.12
62% 0.59 MB/s
49GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 62.9
Write 47.1
Mixed 59.1
43% 56.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 1.18
4K Mixed 0.22
64% 0.61 MB/s
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