Average Bench: 77.6% (77th of 984)

more Based on 4,139 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 22.4% 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 2.15MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 124MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Blue 4TB (2015) is 48.2%. 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 0.24MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 133MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,139 samples)
Min Avg Max
88.3 Read 137 183
85.2 Write 133 172
78.2 Mixed 124 159
98.8% 131 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.77 1
0.77 4K Write 2.15 2.75
0.16 4K Mixed 0.24 0.29
98.2% 1.05 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
4KALIGNED
Read 167
Write 178
Mixed 152
124% 165 MB/s
4K Read 0.92
4K Write 2.56
4K Mixed 0.25
113% 1.24 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 141
Write 138
Mixed 132
103% 137 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 2.14
4K Mixed 0.25
94% 1.01 MB/s
52GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 12.7
Write 119
Mixed 125
66% 85.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.31
4K Write 1.96
4K Mixed 0.22
73% 0.83 MB/s
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Workstation 66%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $1,146

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