Average Bench: 43.6% (435th of 1015)

more Based on 124,847 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 56.3% 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 0.76MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 1TB (2010) is 31.5%. 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 56.2MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 72.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 124,847 samples)
Min Avg Max
46 Read 79 108
35.4 Write 74.6 100
24.6 Mixed 56.2 80.7
31.4 SusWrite 72.8 102
52.1% 70.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.76 1
0.3 4K Write 1.3 2
0.2 4K Mixed 0.58 0.8
120% 0.88 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
354GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 102 101 101 102 100 MB/s
Read 103
Write 99.6
Mixed 83
SusWrite 100
71% 96.4 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
138% 1.07 MB/s
931GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 102 101 95 104 100 MB/s
Read 96.5
Write 89.7
Mixed 65.6
SusWrite 100
65% 88 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
120% 0.87 MB/s
633GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 102 102 101 100 102 MB/s
Read 94.5
Write 82.3
Mixed 80.3
SusWrite 101
66% 89.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
136% 1.07 MB/s
930GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 100 99 102 100 95 MB/s
Read 87.1
Write 83.3
Mixed 52
SusWrite 97.9
59% 80.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
145% 1.07 MB/s
39GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 83 86 70 46 46 MB/s
Read 82.1
Write 80
Mixed 70.8
SusWrite 68.4
56% 75.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
127% 1 MB/s
99GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 47 47 48 44 42 46 MB/s
Read 95.5
Write 89.8
Mixed 60.9
SusWrite 45.5
54% 72.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
126% 0.9 MB/s
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Typical Green 1TB (2010) Builds (Compare 38,487 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 2%
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Desktop 64%
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Workstation 2%
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 Comments

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2 years ago.

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


Excellent

3 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

13 months ago.

slow speed my first 1TB


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