Average Bench: 79% (75th of 984)

more Based on 5,016 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD40EZRZ-00WN9B0, WDC WD40EZRZ-22GXCB0, WDC WD40EZRZ-75G, 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 21.0% 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 2.23MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 126MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Blue 4TB (2015) is 47%. 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. 4K Random Read Speed 0.77MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,016 samples)
Min Avg Max
86.5 Read 139 183
84.6 Write 136 172
78.6 Mixed 126 158
101% 134 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.77 0.99
1.27 4K Write 2.23 2.77
0.16 4K Mixed 0.24 0.3
100% 1.08 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 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 168
Write 162
Mixed 151
121% 160 MB/s
4K Read 0.96
4K Write 2.68
4K Mixed 0.26
119% 1.3 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 166
Write 162
Mixed 157
122% 162 MB/s
4K Read 0.93
4K Write 2.74
4K Mixed 0.28
120% 1.31 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 177
Write 136
Mixed 146
115% 153 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 2.34
4K Mixed 0.25
100% 1.09 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 150
Write 141
Mixed 134
106% 141 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 1.91
4K Mixed 0.2
89% 0.95 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 145
Write 132
Mixed 131
102% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.02
4K Mixed 0.22
100% 1.05 MB/s
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Desktop
Desktop 85%
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Workstation
Workstation 65%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $1,214

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