Average Bench: 46.2% (370th of 1015)

more Based on 17,262 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD10JPVT-75, WDC WD10JPVT-00A1YT0, WD10JPVT-24A1YT0, WDC WD10JPVT-55A, WDC WD10 JPVT-00A1YT0, WDC WD10 JPVT-26A1YT0, WDC WD10JPVT-75A1YT0, WDC WD10JPVT-00MS8T0, WD10JPVT-75A1YT0, 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, WD10JPVT-00HTT5T0, 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 53.7% 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 0.61MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.81MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2011) is 40%. 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 45.2MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 76.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 17,262 samples)
Min Avg Max
39.4 Read 83.9 113
31.4 Write 80.4 109
16.9 Mixed 45.2 58.3
30.3 SusWrite 76.9 113
52.4% 71.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.45 0.6
0.6 4K Write 1.81 2.5
0.18 4K Mixed 0.61 0.8
120% 0.96 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
585GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 119 119 119 120 117 MB/s
Read 117
Write 112
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 117
74% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1.13 MB/s
613GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 96 96 97 97 98 MB/s
Read 101
Write 94.4
Mixed 54.4
SusWrite 96
63% 86.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.7
145% 1.23 MB/s
752GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 95 95 94 96 93 MB/s
Read 102
Write 94.8
Mixed 54.7
SusWrite 90.3
63% 85.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.7
145% 1.2 MB/s
750GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 97 89 92 100 99 MB/s
Read 96
Write 93.5
Mixed 54.1
SusWrite 92.9
62% 84.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.8
144% 1.1 MB/s
565GB free
Firmware: 01.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 76 70 71 74 82 MB/s
Read 99.5
Write 94.5
Mixed 55.1
SusWrite 74.7
60% 80.9 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: 67 69 80 71 81 84 MB/s
Read 69.6
Write 80
Mixed 42.4
SusWrite 75.3
49% 66.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.7
115% 0.73 MB/s
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Typical Blue 2.5" 1TB (2011) Builds (Compare 1,348 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 7%
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Desktop
Desktop 53%
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Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Inspiron 5520

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $259

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