Average Bench: 44.3% (424th of 1015)

more Based on 20,526 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, 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 55.7% 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 37.8%. 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 57.4MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 73.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 20,526 samples)
Min Avg Max
44.1 Read 80.2 112
30.7 Write 74.6 107
21.3 Mixed 57.4 86.2
29.1 SusWrite 73.9 110
52.8% 71.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.73 1
0.3 4K Write 1.53 2.2
0.2 4K Mixed 0.59 0.8
124% 0.95 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1TB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 112 116 115 115 116 MB/s
Read 117
Write 113
Mixed 54.8
SusWrite 114
73% 99.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.8
161% 1.23 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 89 91 91 89 90 MB/s
Read 95.3
Write 90.5
Mixed 81
SusWrite 90
66% 89.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.7
144% 1.17 MB/s
556GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 90 91 91 92 91 MB/s
Read 87.2
Write 80.5
Mixed 54.5
SusWrite 90.4
58% 78.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.7
156% 1.27 MB/s
939GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 74 75 76 76 78 MB/s
Read 66.5
Write 63.5
Mixed 62
SusWrite 76
50% 67 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
156% 1.1 MB/s
468GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 58 59 60 61 61 62 MB/s
Read 57
Write 57
Mixed 54.5
SusWrite 60
42% 57.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
127% 1 MB/s
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Typical Green 1.5TB (2010) Builds (Compare 1,399 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 12%
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Desktop
Desktop 56%
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Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

System: Acer Aspire M3970

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $366

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Poor

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


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