Average Bench: 43.7% (436th of 1015)

more Based on 25,200 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD15EARS-00MVWB0, WDC WD15EARS-22MVWB0, WDC WD15EARS-32M, WDC WD15EARS-00M, WDC WD15EARS-22M, WDC WD15EARS-22Z5B1, WDC WD15EARS-60M, WDC WD15EARS-00S, WDC WD15EARS-00Z5B0, WDC WD15EARS-00Z5B1, WDC WD15EARS-19MVWB0, WDC WD15EARS-00J, WDC WD15 EARS-22Y5B1, WDC WD15 EARS-00S8B1, WDC WD15EARS-00J2GB0, WDC WD15 EARS-00U0AB0, WD15EARS-00V0B1, WDC WD15EARS-00Y5B1, WDC WD15 EARS-07MVWB0, WDC WD15EARS-22PASB0, WDC WD15 EARS-00MVWB1, WDC WD15 EARS-00MVWB0, WDC WD15EARS-00S8B1, WD15EARS-00MVWB0, WDC WD15EARS-00MVWB1, WDC WD15 EARS-00Z5B1, WDC WD15EARS-00S0XB0, WDC WD15 EARS-19MVWB0, WDC WD15EARS-07MVWB0, WDC WD15EARS-32MVWB0, WD15EARS-00MVWB, WDC WD15EARS-19M, WDC WD15 EARS-22MVWB0, WDC WD15 EARS-00J2GB0, WDC WD15 EARS-22Z5B1, WDC WD15EARS-00U0AB0, WDC WD15 EARS-00S0XB0, WD15EARS-00S2B0, WDC WD15 EARS-32MVWB0, WDC WD15 EARS-60MVWB0, WDC WD15EARS-60MVWB0, WDC WD15EARS-00Z, WDC WD15EARS-22Z, WDC WD15EARS-55MVWB0

Below average average bench

The WD Green 1.5TB (2010) averaged 56.2% 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 0.73MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 1.5TB (2010) is 39.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Green 1.5TB (2010) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 55.4MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 72.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 25,200 samples)
Min Avg Max
44.4 Read 79.7 112
25.4 Write 74.2 109
17.5 Mixed 55.4 86.2
23.7 SusWrite 72.4 112
52% 70.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.21 4K Read 0.73 1
0.2 4K Write 1.48 2.2
0.2 4K Mixed 0.59 0.8
123% 0.93 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 71 74 76 76 79 81 MB/s
Read 76
Write 66
Mixed 58.5
SusWrite 76.2
51% 69.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
143% 1.07 MB/s
116GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 72 73 73 72 72 MB/s
Read 80.8
Write 76.3
Mixed 70
SusWrite 71.3
55% 74.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
143% 1.07 MB/s
528GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 71 72 72 74 74 MB/s
Read 67
Write 69.5
Mixed 61.8
SusWrite 72.5
50% 67.7 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
136% 1.03 MB/s
250GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 52 53 52 54 54 54 MB/s
Read 60.2
Write 50
Mixed 25.5
SusWrite 53.2
34% 47.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.4
85% 0.53 MB/s
499GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 25 26 27 27 27 27 MB/s
Read 82.5
Write 26.5
Mixed 28
SusWrite 26.5
30% 40.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.5
96% 0.57 MB/s
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Poor

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Head parking miss-lines the heads after a couple of years


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