Average Bench: 43% (449th of 1015)

more Based on 18,584 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, 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 56.9% 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 0.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.72MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 1.5TB (2010) is 36.6%. 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 57.6MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 71.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 18,584 samples)
Min Avg Max
37.2 Read 78.1 110
22 Write 73 106
20.2 Mixed 57.6 84.9
28.3 SusWrite 71.7 105
51.8% 70.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.13 4K Read 0.72 1
0.3 4K Write 1.57 2.2
0.2 4K Mixed 0.6 0.8
126% 0.97 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
591GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 93 96 97 97 97 MB/s
Read 100
Write 84.1
Mixed 81.5
SusWrite 95.6
67% 90.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 0.97 MB/s
368GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 78 75 78 78 79 MB/s
Read 91
Write 84
Mixed 79.2
SusWrite 77.3
62% 82.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.8
141% 0.83 MB/s
997GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 77 78 79 79 80 MB/s
Read 82.8
Write 76.5
Mixed 63
SusWrite 78.4
56% 75.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.7
144% 1.17 MB/s
620GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 54 54 54 54 55 55 MB/s
Read 50
Write 53.2
Mixed 56.2
SusWrite 54.3
40% 53.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.6
122% 0.87 MB/s
803GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 26 23 25 21 24 22 MB/s
Read 70.8
Write 61.6
Mixed 66.6
SusWrite 23.5
42% 55.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.5
124% 1.03 MB/s
980GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 42 43 44 44 43 43 MB/s
Read 44.3
Write 44
Mixed 36.8
SusWrite 43.1
31% 42.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 1 MB/s
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