Average Bench: 44.2% (424th of 1015)

more Based on 103,069 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-00Y, WDC WD10EARS-22Y, WDC WD10EARS-32MVWB0, WDC WD10EARS-67Y5B1, WDC WD10 EARS-00U0AB0, WDC WD10EARS-00Z, WDC WD10EARS-07MVWB0, WDC WD10 EARS-003BB1, WDC WD10EARS-32Z5B1, WDC WD10 EARS-00Z5B1, 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 55.7% 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 0.59MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.76MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 1TB (2010) is 36%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Green 1TB (2010) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 56.7MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 74.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 103,069 samples)
Min Avg Max
43.5 Read 79.8 109
37.4 Write 76.2 102
25 Mixed 56.7 82.4
31.1 SusWrite 74.1 104
52.9% 71.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.28 4K Read 0.76 1
0.3 4K Write 1.3 2
0.2 4K Mixed 0.59 0.8
121% 0.88 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
437GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 86 89 90 89 90 MB/s
Read 99.8
Write 102
Mixed 84.2
SusWrite 88.9
69% 93.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
136% 1.03 MB/s
510GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 82 90 89 90 90 MB/s
Read 93.7
Write 81.2
Mixed 61.6
SusWrite 87.6
60% 81 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
141% 1.03 MB/s
698GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 87 97 94 89 86 MB/s
Read 89.4
Write 92.8
Mixed 60.2
SusWrite 87.4
61% 82.5 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
147% 1.07 MB/s
144GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 61 62 62 62 62 MB/s
Read 99.2
Write 99.4
Mixed 72.5
SusWrite 61.8
62% 83.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
145% 1.07 MB/s
218GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 85 85 79 84 82 MB/s
Read 75.5
Write 63.8
Mixed 24.7
SusWrite 82.7
45% 61.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.4
85% 0.53 MB/s
856GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 78 81 69 76 78 MB/s
Read 78
Write 68.2
Mixed 62
SusWrite 76.4
53% 71.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
143% 1.03 MB/s
354GB free
Firmware: 50.0AB50
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 74 75 76 75 77 MB/s
Read 74.3
Write 69.7
Mixed 59.5
SusWrite 75
52% 69.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
121% 0.93 MB/s
120GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 74 75 75 75 75 MB/s
Read 74.9
Write 71.3
Mixed 58.5
SusWrite 74.4
52% 69.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
133% 0.93 MB/s
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 Comments

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20 months ago.

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


Excellent

2 years ago.

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


Excellent

3 years ago.

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


Terrible

6 months ago.

slow speed my first 1TB


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