Average Bench: 43.8% (436th of 1015)

more Based on 31,364 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 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 0.72MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 1.5TB (2010) is 40.3%. 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 56.5MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 73.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 31,364 samples)
Min Avg Max
39.1 Read 78.6 112
28.3 Write 74 105
19.4 Mixed 56.5 85
28.4 SusWrite 73.6 114
52.2% 70.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.72 1
0.3 4K Write 1.51 2.2
0.2 4K Mixed 0.59 0.8
123% 0.94 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
279GB free
Firmware: 51.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 107 116 117 117 117 MB/s
Read 102
Write 103
Mixed 82.3
SusWrite 114
74% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.8
162% 1.3 MB/s
819GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 106 107 107 107 108 MB/s
Read 65.2
Write 61.3
Mixed 62.2
SusWrite 105
54% 73.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
133% 1.07 MB/s
247GB free
Firmware: 50.0AB50
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 81 80 82 82 82 MB/s
Read 71.6
Write 67.8
Mixed 65.2
SusWrite 81.3
53% 71.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.6
135% 1.1 MB/s
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 56 41 46 36 52 73 MB/s
Read 84.3
Write 80.6
Mixed 31
SusWrite 50.7
45% 61.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.6
135% 1.13 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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