Average Bench: 44.1% (424th of 1015)

more Based on 133,687 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, 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 55.9% 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 0.77MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 1TB (2010) is 34.2%. 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 57.9MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 74.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 133,687 samples)
Min Avg Max
43.8 Read 78.1 108
37.6 Write 74.4 103
26.6 Mixed 57.9 84.6
30.6 SusWrite 75.4 106
52.8% 71.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.77 1
0.4 4K Write 1.31 2
0.3 4K Mixed 0.59 0.8
122% 0.89 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
372GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 138 139 140 139 124 MB/s
Read 135
Write 136
Mixed 37.8
SusWrite 136
81% 111 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
182% 1.37 MB/s
409GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 96 99 98 100 100 MB/s
Read 99.6
Write 48.9
Mixed 63.4
SusWrite 98.4
57% 77.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.4
102% 0.83 MB/s
98GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 64 70 72 71 72 70 MB/s
Read 96.5
Write 98
Mixed 83.5
SusWrite 69.8
65% 86.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
128% 0.93 MB/s
131GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 68 67 68 67 67 MB/s
Read 74
Write 73.2
Mixed 75.1
SusWrite 66.1
54% 72.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.7
148% 1.2 MB/s
109GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 45 45 46 46 47 46 MB/s
Read 83.2
Write 70.2
Mixed 53.6
SusWrite 45.7
47% 63.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
135% 0.97 MB/s
803GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 45 45 57 60 62 63 MB/s
Read 73
Write 70
Mixed 24.2
SusWrite 55.3
40% 55.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.3
72% 0.47 MB/s
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 Comments

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3 years ago.

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


Excellent

4 years ago.

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


Excellent

4 years ago.

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


Terrible

2 years ago.

slow speed my first 1TB


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