Average Bench: 46.7% (367th of 1015)

more Based on 11,401 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD10JPVT-75, WDC WD10JPVT-00A1YT0, WD10JPVT-24A1YT0, WDC WD10JPVT-55A, WDC WD10 JPVT-00A1YT0, WDC WD10JPVT-75A1YT0, WDC WD10JPVT-00MS8T0, WDC WD10JPVT-22A1YT0, WDC WD10JPVT-26A1YT0, WDC WD10JPVT-60, WDC WD10 JPVT-08A1YT1, WDC WD10JPVT-75A, WDC WD10JPVT-80A1YT0, WDC WD10JPVT-60A1YT, WDC WD10JPVT-11A1YT0, WDC WD10JPVT-24A1YT0, WDC WD10JPVT-16A, WDC WD10JPVT-26A, WDC WD10 JPVT-16A1YT0, WDC WD10JPVT-24A, WDC WD10 JPVT-24A1YT0, WDC WD10JPVT-00A, WDC WD10JPVT-22A, WDC WD10 JPVT-08A1YT2, WDC WD10JPVT-55A1YT0, WDC WD10 JPVT-60A1YT0, WDC WD10JPVT-60A1YT0, WDC WD10JPVT-08A, WD10JPVT-75A1YT, WDC WD10 JPVT-55A1YT0, WDC WD10JPVT-00M, WDC WD10JPVT-08A1YT1, WDC WD10JPVT-08A1YT2, WDC WD10JPVT-00JC3T0, WDC WD10 JPVT-00MS8T0, WDC WD10JPVT-16A1YT0, WDC WD10 JPVT-11A1YT0, WDC WD10JPVT-60A, WDC WD10JPVT-35A1YT0, WDC WD10JPVT-75A1YT, WDC WD10 JPVT-75A1YT0, WDC WD10 JPVT-80A1YT0, WDC WD10 JPVT-22A1YT0, WDC WD10JPVT-80A

Below average average bench

The WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2011) averaged 53.3% 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 Mixed IO Speed 0.66MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.85MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2011) is 37.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2011) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 46.2MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 76.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,401 samples)
Min Avg Max
45.8 Read 86.3 114
41.2 Write 83.4 112
23.8 Mixed 46.2 58.3
36.5 SusWrite 76.1 112
53.5% 73 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.46 0.6
0.56 4K Write 1.85 2.4
0.2 4K Mixed 0.66 0.8
126% 0.99 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
700GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 103 105 106 103 107 MB/s
Read 95.8
Write 99.8
Mixed 53.5
SusWrite 104
65% 88.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.8
154% 1.23 MB/s
533GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 74 72 85 92 87 MB/s
Read 110
Write 111
Mixed 43
SusWrite 82.2
63% 86.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.17 MB/s
548GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 80 81 81 83 83 MB/s
Read 87
Write 87.6
Mixed 49.4
SusWrite 81.6
56% 76.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.1 MB/s
876GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 49 72 73 61 74 74 MB/s
Read 93.2
Write 108
Mixed 53.6
SusWrite 67.1
59% 80.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
147% 1.1 MB/s
145GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 77 76 77 78 77 MB/s
Read 80.4
Write 76.3
Mixed 48
SusWrite 76.9
52% 70.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
145% 1.07 MB/s
756GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 74 71 75 76 71 MB/s
Read 77
Write 60.9
Mixed 43.4
SusWrite 73
47% 63.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.6
120% 1 MB/s
640GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 56 41 37 43 41 41 MB/s
Read 84.9
Write 90.2
Mixed 42
SusWrite 43.2
48% 65.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
141% 1.03 MB/s
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Desktop 57%
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Workstation 33%
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System: Dell Inspiron 5520

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $305

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