Average Bench: 77.8% (79th of 979)

more Based on 1,941 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD40EZRZ-00WN9B0, WDC WD40EZRZ-22GXCB0, WDC WD40EZRZ-00W, WDC WD40EZRZ-75GXCB0, WDC WD40 EZRZ-22GXCB0, WDC WD40 EZRZ-00GXCB0, WDC WD40 EZRZ-00WN9B0, WDC WD40EZRZ-00GXCB0

Good average bench

The WD Blue 4TB (2015) averaged 22.1% 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 2.16MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 125MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Blue 4TB (2015) is 47.3%. 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 134MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,941 samples)
Min Avg Max
85.5 Read 137 180
86 Write 134 171
79 Mixed 125 157
99.3% 132 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.39 4K Read 0.78 0.99
1.28 4K Write 2.16 2.71
0.16 4K Mixed 0.24 0.29
99.1% 1.06 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 157
Write 163
Mixed 147
117% 156 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.64
4K Mixed 0.27
116% 1.27 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 155
Write 160
Mixed 140
114% 152 MB/s
4K Read 0.88
4K Write 2.31
4K Mixed 0.24
107% 1.15 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 105
Write 96.1
Mixed 82.8
71% 94.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.87
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.25
107% 1.14 MB/s
4.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 89.9
Write 75.2
Mixed 76.3
60% 80.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 1.75
4K Mixed 0.22
77% 0.81 MB/s
137GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 74.4
Write 77.7
Mixed 78.1
58% 76.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.88
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.28
101% 0.99 MB/s
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Workstation
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Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $139

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,052

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