Average Bench: 48.5% (350th of 984)

more Based on 1,298 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 51.4% 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 1.47MB/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 31.8%. 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. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 69.5MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.17MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,298 samples)
Min Avg Max
56 Read 87.4 115
51.5 Write 81.6 109
10.2 Mixed 69.5 103
59.6% 79.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.52 0.77
0.35 4K Write 1.47 2.07
0.1 4K Mixed 0.17 0.24
68.5% 0.72 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
324GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 133
Write 111
Mixed 116
90% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 1.75
4K Mixed 0.15
69% 0.8 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 51.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 131
Write 107
Mixed 101
85% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.59
4K Write 1.93
4K Mixed 0.18
80% 0.9 MB/s
923GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 108
Write 107
Mixed 90.3
76% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.65
4K Mixed 0.2
77% 0.81 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 51.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 107
Write 86.1
Mixed 107
76% 100 MB/s
4K Read 0.79
4K Write 1.89
4K Mixed 0.24
94% 0.97 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 80.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 111
Write 79
Mixed 95.2
72% 95.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.78
4K Write 1.38
4K Mixed 0.26
86% 0.8 MB/s
783GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 81.9
Write 79.1
Mixed 6.43
40% 55.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.09
4K Mixed 0.2
82% 0.93 MB/s
506GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 71.6
Write 89.5
Mixed 99.6
66% 86.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 1.37
4K Mixed 0.12
57% 0.64 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 79.7
Write 78.3
Mixed 68.3
57% 75.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 0.34
4K Mixed 0.19
53% 0.38 MB/s
41GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 68.9
Write 58.3
Mixed 53.2
45% 60.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 1.39
4K Mixed 0.2
67% 0.69 MB/s
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