Average Bench: 44.8% (405th of 1015)

more Based on 34,913 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-11J2GB0, 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 55.1% 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 0.75MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 1.5TB (2010) is 39.9%. 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 58.3MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 74.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 34,913 samples)
Min Avg Max
44.3 Read 81.1 116
28.2 Write 74.6 110
23.9 Mixed 58.3 83.6
27 SusWrite 74.9 114
53.3% 72.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.75 1
0.3 4K Write 1.55 2.2
0.3 4K Mixed 0.59 0.8
126% 0.96 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1TB free
Firmware: 50.0AB50
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 110 113 112 114 115 MB/s
Read 113
Write 110
Mixed 70.1
SusWrite 111
74% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
121% 0.93 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 95 97 97 97 95 MB/s
Read 99.9
Write 90.5
Mixed 62.2
SusWrite 96.1
64% 87.2 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
171% 1.33 MB/s
838GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 94 93 93 94 95 MB/s
Read 101
Write 89.8
Mixed 79.3
SusWrite 93.6
67% 90.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
119% 0.9 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 91 95 95 96 97 MB/s
Read 93.8
Write 64
Mixed 79.5
SusWrite 94.8
62% 83 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.6
133% 1.1 MB/s
42GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 69 67 68 69 69 MB/s
Read 90.7
Write 94
Mixed 79.3
SusWrite 68.6
62% 83.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.6
126% 0.9 MB/s
905GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 77 76 77 77 76 MB/s
Read 77.5
Write 76.3
Mixed 72.2
SusWrite 76.4
56% 75.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
147% 1.1 MB/s
147GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 49 58 62 65 62 66 MB/s
Read 63.5
Write 42.1
Mixed 24.7
SusWrite 60.3
35% 47.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 0.4
77% 0.43 MB/s
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