Average Bench: 44.4% (418th of 1015)

more Based on 139,542 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD10EARS-00Y5B1, WDC WD10EARS-00MVWB0, WDC WD10EARS-14Y5B1, WDC WD10EARS-00MVWB1, WDC WD10EARS-22Y5B1, WDC WD10 EARS-00MVWB0, WDC WD10 EARS-00MVWB1, WDC WD10EARS-11U0AB0, WDC WD10EARS-00M, WDC WD10EARS-63M5B0, WDC WD10EARS-001AB1, WDC WD10EARS-003BB1, WDC WD10EARS-32Y5B1, WDC WD10 EARS-00Y5B1, WDC WD10EARS-00R6B0, WDC WD10EARS-601AB1, WDC WD10EARS-00Z5B1, WDC WD10 EARS-00S8B1, WDC WD10 EARS-22Y5B1, WDC WD10EARS-00S, WDC WD10EARS-00Y, WDC WD10EARS-22Y, WDC WD10EARS-32MVWB0, WDC WD10EARS-67Y5B1, WDC WD10 EARS-00U0AB0, WDC WD10EARS-14Y, WDC WD10EARS-00Z, WD10EARS-22Y5B1, WDC WD10EARS-07MVWB0, WDC WD10 EARS-003BB1, WDC WD10EARS-32Z5B1, WDC WD10 EARS-00Z5B1, WDC WD10EARS-00S9B1, WDC WD10EARS-00S8B1, WDC WD10 EARS-67Y5B1, WDC WD10 EARS-32MVWB0, WDC WD10EARS-003, WDC WD10EARS-22MVWB0, WDC WD10EARS-00U0AB0, WDC WD10EARS-56Y5B1

Below average average bench

The WD Green 1TB (2010) averaged 55.6% 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 0.59MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.78MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 1TB (2010) is 30.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the WD Green 1TB (2010) performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 58MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 74.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 139,542 samples)
Min Avg Max
48.9 Read 79.7 107
35 Write 75.1 101
25 Mixed 58 83
30.5 SusWrite 74.7 106
53.1% 71.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.78 1
0.3 4K Write 1.31 2
0.3 4K Mixed 0.59 0.8
122% 0.89 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
841GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 102 104 104 104 103 MB/s
Read 96.8
Write 97.5
Mixed 70.5
SusWrite 99.9
67% 91.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
143% 1.03 MB/s
667GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 98 100 98 99 100 MB/s
Read 95.2
Write 66.5
Mixed 82.7
SusWrite 98.9
64% 85.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.07 MB/s
822GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 92 92 93 92 92 MB/s
Read 89.4
Write 90.9
Mixed 70.2
SusWrite 92
63% 85.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.4
102% 0.8 MB/s
271GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 44 43 45 44 45 41 MB/s
Read 83.7
Write 84.8
Mixed 62.7
SusWrite 43.8
51% 68.8 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.8
147% 0.9 MB/s
136GB free
Firmware: 80.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4.4 3.8 21 4.1 3.3 4.8 MB/s
Read 61
Write 54.5
Mixed 34.1
SusWrite 6.9
29% 39.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
118% 0.87 MB/s
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 Comments

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5 years ago.

Agreed with NickM33. My first 1TB drive that lasted through almost 10 years of constant power-on time.


Excellent

5 years ago.

switchings-on = 4470 times overall working time = 40451 hour technical condition = good


Excellent

6 years ago.

She was my first 1TB drive and I respect her for it.


Terrible

3 years ago.

slow speed my first 1TB


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