Average Bench: 77.7% (77th of 984)

more Based on 3,216 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD40EZRZ-00WN9B0, WDC WD40EZRZ-22GXCB0, WDC WD40EZRZ-00W, WDC WD40EZRZ-00G, WDC WD40EZRZ-75GXCB0, WDC WD40EZRZ-19GXCB0, WDC WD40 EZRZ-22GXCB0, WDC WD40 EZRZ-00GXCB0, WDC WD40 EZRZ-00WN9B0, WDC WD40EZRZ-00GXCB0

Good average bench

The WD Blue 4TB (2015) averaged 22.2% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WD Blue 4TB (2015) near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.18MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 124MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Blue 4TB (2015) is 45.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Blue 4TB (2015) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.23MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 133MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,216 samples)
Min Avg Max
91.3 Read 137 182
89.1 Write 133 172
80.8 Mixed 124 158
99% 132 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.41 4K Read 0.78 0.99
1.41 4K Write 2.18 2.69
0.16 4K Mixed 0.23 0.29
98.7% 1.06 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3.5TB free
Firmware: 0A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 187
Write 165
Mixed 158
128% 170 MB/s
4K Read 0.95
4K Write 2.79
4K Mixed 0.2
114% 1.31 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 173
Write 170
Mixed 149
123% 164 MB/s
4K Read 0.92
4K Write 2.64
4K Mixed 0.25
115% 1.27 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 174
Write 165
Mixed 157
124% 165 MB/s
4K Read 0.97
4K Write 2.63
4K Mixed 0.19
110% 1.26 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 149
Write 155
Mixed 156
116% 153 MB/s
4K Read 0.97
4K Write 2.66
4K Mixed 0.28
121% 1.3 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 120
Write 119
Mixed 118
90% 119 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.27
4K Mixed 0.19
92% 1.05 MB/s
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Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $158

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