Average Bench: 44.6% (414th of 1015)

more Based on 41,439 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 55.4% 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 0.76MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 1.5TB (2010) is 37.2%. 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 60MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 75.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 41,439 samples)
Min Avg Max
44.9 Read 79.1 112
33.5 Write 75.8 108
25.3 Mixed 60 86.1
33.4 SusWrite 76 112
53.7% 72.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.76 1
0.39 4K Write 1.56 2.2
0.3 4K Mixed 0.59 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%
1.5TB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 121 122 119 120 121 MB/s
Read 118
Write 111
Mixed 74.8
SusWrite 120
78% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.5
135% 1.27 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 89 90 90 89 90 MB/s
Read 93.5
Write 96.8
Mixed 77
SusWrite 89.4
66% 89.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.6
143% 1.2 MB/s
820GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 83 82 83 83 81 MB/s
Read 73.8
Write 80.4
Mixed 76.3
SusWrite 82.3
58% 78.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.6
127% 1.03 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 84 85 84 84 85 MB/s
Read 70.2
Write 76.3
Mixed 73.7
SusWrite 84.4
57% 76.2 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
140% 1.1 MB/s
467GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 87 88 87 88 87 MB/s
Read 67.6
Write 74.7
Mixed 73.7
SusWrite 86.6
56% 75.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
141% 1.03 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 78 79 79 80 79 MB/s
Read 61.4
Write 70.2
Mixed 45.9
SusWrite 78.2
47% 63.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.4
81% 0.5 MB/s
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