Average Bench: 43.4% (442nd of 1015)

more Based on 94,343 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 56.5% 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 0.58MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.75MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 1TB (2010) is 34%. 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 56.3MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 72.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 94,343 samples)
Min Avg Max
44.5 Read 78.7 108
39 Write 74.9 101
22.3 Mixed 56.3 83.3
32.6 SusWrite 72.5 102
52.1% 70.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.75 1
0.3 4K Write 1.28 1.9
0.3 4K Mixed 0.58 0.8
119% 0.87 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
872GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 96 99 100 99 97 MB/s
Read 98.5
Write 101
Mixed 61.5
SusWrite 97.3
66% 89.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
135% 0.93 MB/s
821GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 95 94 97 95 92 MB/s
Read 89.3
Write 93.8
Mixed 73.7
SusWrite 94
65% 87.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
119% 0.9 MB/s
437GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 72 72 74 72 74 MB/s
Read 105
Write 103
Mixed 80.9
SusWrite 72.7
67% 90.2 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.9
160% 0.97 MB/s
641GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 92 93 93 93 93 MB/s
Read 83.7
Write 85.4
Mixed 59.6
SusWrite 90.8
59% 79.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.6
118% 0.83 MB/s
910GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 77 86 93 91 94 MB/s
Read 73.4
Write 95.3
Mixed 54.1
SusWrite 86.4
57% 77.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
117% 0.77 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 78 80 78 79 78 MB/s
Read 76
Write 71.2
Mixed 55.2
SusWrite 78.1
52% 70.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
154% 1.07 MB/s
180GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 67 69 70 69 69 MB/s
Read 73.4
Write 56.4
Mixed 54.2
SusWrite 68.8
47% 63.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.5
123% 1 MB/s
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 Comments

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17 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

3 months ago.

slow speed my first 1TB


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