Average Bench: 48.8% (340th of 979)

more Based on 1,018 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-00PASB0, WDC WD15EARX-00ZUDB0, WDC WD15EARX-00Z, WDC WD15 EARX-22PASB0

Below average average bench

The WD Green 1.5TB (2011) averaged 51.2% 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 0.53MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 1.5TB (2011) is 33.2%. 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 69.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.17MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,018 samples)
Min Avg Max
56 Read 88.2 117
50.3 Write 81.6 110
6.39 Mixed 69.3 105
59.7% 79.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.53 0.77
0.32 4K Write 1.45 2.06
0.1 4K Mixed 0.17 0.24
68% 0.72 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 104
Write 106
Mixed 103
79% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.26
85% 0.78 MB/s
470GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 99
Write 99.7
Mixed 96.3
74% 98.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 1.95
4K Mixed 0.16
81% 0.92 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 92.8
Write 86.5
Mixed 25
50% 68.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 1.82
4K Mixed 0.19
75% 0.83 MB/s
119GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 70.3
Write 60.9
Mixed 59.8
48% 63.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.43
4K Write 1.57
4K Mixed 0.18
67% 0.73 MB/s
119GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 66.8
Write 61.4
Mixed 59.1
47% 62.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.39
4K Write 1.65
4K Mixed 0.2
69% 0.75 MB/s
119GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 61.4
Write 61.4
Mixed 59.8
46% 60.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.39
4K Write 1.62
4K Mixed 0.2
68% 0.74 MB/s
251GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 67.3
Write 53.9
Mixed 47.5
42% 56.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.37
4K Write 1.01
4K Mixed 0.13
49% 0.5 MB/s
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Workstation 36%
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System: Acer Aspire M3970

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