Average Bench: 71.8% (104th of 979)

more Based on 1,883 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD10EZRZ-00Z5HB0, WDC WD10EZRZ-00Z, 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 28.2% 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 2.1MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 114MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Blue 1TB (2015) is 36.9%. 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 121MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,883 samples)
Min Avg Max
86.3 Read 129 163
78.8 Write 121 149
72.9 Mixed 114 142
91.2% 121 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.31 4K Read 0.75 1.04
0.73 4K Write 2.1 2.58
0.14 4K Mixed 0.23 0.29
95.4% 1.02 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
726GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 157
Write 134
Mixed 132
106% 141 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 2.25
4K Mixed 0.19
90% 1.03 MB/s
528GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 138
Write 142
Mixed 130
103% 137 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 2.34
4K Mixed 0.19
93% 1.07 MB/s
517GB free
Firmware: 01.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 139
Write 122
Mixed 126
97% 129 MB/s
4K Read 1.04
4K Write 2.54
4K Mixed 0.3
123% 1.29 MB/s
117GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 104
Write 121
Mixed 110
84% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 2.09
4K Mixed 0.24
85% 0.94 MB/s
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Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $149

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $1,037

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