Average Bench: 72.3% (100th of 979)

more Based on 1,963 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD10EZRZ-00Z5HB0, WDC WD10EZRZ-00Z, WDC WD10EZRZ-009BA0, 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 27.6% 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 2.12MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 115MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Blue 1TB (2015) is 35.7%. 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 122MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,963 samples)
Min Avg Max
89.9 Read 130 162
82.3 Write 122 149
73.5 Mixed 115 142
91.9% 122 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.29 4K Read 0.76 1.04
0.67 4K Write 2.12 2.61
0.15 4K Mixed 0.23 0.29
96.3% 1.04 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
931GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 162
Write 150
Mixed 139
113% 150 MB/s
4K Read 1.01
4K Write 2.39
4K Mixed 0.29
119% 1.23 MB/s
872GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 142
Write 136
Mixed 126
101% 134 MB/s
4K Read 0.95
4K Write 2.29
4K Mixed 0.3
115% 1.18 MB/s
338GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 141
Write 117
Mixed 127
97% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 2.16
4K Mixed 0.2
94% 1.04 MB/s
801GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 128
Write 130
Mixed 130
97% 129 MB/s
4K Read 0.94
4K Write 1.94
4K Mixed 0.25
104% 1.05 MB/s
487GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 115
Write 102
Mixed 103
80% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 1.67
4K Mixed 0.17
79% 0.84 MB/s
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Workstation
Workstation 67%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $141

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $982

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