Average Bench: 72.4% (102nd of 984)

more Based on 3,705 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 27.5% 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 2.08MB/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 35.6%. 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 3,705 samples)
Min Avg Max
89 Read 130 168
83.6 Write 122 149
74.9 Mixed 115 142
92.1% 123 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.36 4K Read 0.74 1.03
0.93 4K Write 2.08 2.57
0.15 4K Mixed 0.23 0.29
94.6% 1.01 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 148
Write 152
Mixed 144
112% 148 MB/s
4K Read 1.02
4K Write 2.61
4K Mixed 0.29
123% 1.31 MB/s
490GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 148
Write 128
Mixed 120
99% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.88
4K Write 2.25
4K Mixed 0.29
111% 1.14 MB/s
213GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 125
Write 110
Mixed 111
87% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.59
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.2
84% 0.93 MB/s
64GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 103
Write 105
Mixed 110
80% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.39
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.23
77% 0.84 MB/s
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Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $158

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,121

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Solid performance and reliability for everyday computing...

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20 days ago.

Solid drive. Really one of the most performant HDDs you can buy for the price.


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