Average Bench: 44.8% (410th of 1015)

more Based on 25,430 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, 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 0.62MB/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 35.7%. 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 59.8MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 73.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 25,430 samples)
Min Avg Max
50.9 Read 82.1 117
32.8 Write 76.6 109
24.6 Mixed 59.8 84.8
32.7 SusWrite 73.9 110
54% 73.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.75 1
0.4 4K Write 1.61 2.3
0.3 4K Mixed 0.62 0.8
130% 0.99 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: 119 120 120 121 121 121 MB/s
Read 121
Write 108
Mixed 64.2
SusWrite 120
76% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
163% 1.27 MB/s
317GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 113 113 114 113 113 MB/s
Read 106
Write 95.1
Mixed 79.5
SusWrite 112
72% 98 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
132% 1.03 MB/s
244GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 76 84 86 86 85 MB/s
Read 90.7
Write 88.2
Mixed 52
SusWrite 80.9
57% 77.9 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.5
127% 1.03 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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