Average Bench: 66.7% (156th of 1015)

more Based on 10,443 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD10PURX-64D85Y0, WDC WD10PURX-64KC9YO, WDC WD10PURX-64E, WDC WD10 PURX-64P6ZY0, WDC WD10PURX-64D, WDC WD10 PURX-78E5EYO, WDC WD10PURX-54E5EY0, WDC WD10PURX-78E, WDC WD10PURX-64P6ZY0, WDC WD10PURX-64G, WDC WD10PURX-64GVNY0, WDC WD10PURX-64E5EYO, WDC WD10PURX-78E5EY0, WDC WD10PURX-78D85Y0, WDC WD10 PURX-64D85Y0, WDC WD10 PURX-64E5EY0, WDC WD10PURX-89E5EY0, WDC WD10PURX-69KC9Y0, WDC WD10PURX-64KC9Y0, WDC WD10 PURX-89E5EY0, WDC WD10 PURX-78E5EY0, WDC WD10PURX-64E5Y0, WDC WD10PURX-64K, WDC WD10PURX-64E5EY0, WDC WD10PURX-78E5EYO, WDC WD10PURX-64GVNYO, WDC WD10PURX-78P6ZY0, WDC WD10PURX-00ZJB0, WDC WD10PURX-0086UA0, WDC WD10PURX-08U6AA0, WD10PURX -64E5EY0, WD10PURX-64D85Y0, WD10PURX-64E5EY0, WDC WD10PURX-64UY4Y0

Above average average bench

The WD Purple 1TB (2014) averaged 33.3% 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 0.93MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.33MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Purple 1TB (2014) is 47.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Purple 1TB (2014) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 66.4MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 112MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,443 samples)
Min Avg Max
70.5 Read 120 157
64.4 Write 116 148
26.2 Mixed 66.4 85.6
50 SusWrite 112 152
76% 104 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 0.82 1
0.5 4K Write 2.33 2.8
0.4 4K Mixed 0.93 1.1
180% 1.36 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
931GB free
Firmware: 1A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 143 143 143 144 140 MB/s
Read 161
Write 126
Mixed 79.5
SusWrite 142
93% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 0.8
176% 1.47 MB/s
456GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 141 142 141 142 142 MB/s
Read 144
Write 134
Mixed 76.2
SusWrite 141
91% 124 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.1
207% 1.57 MB/s
346GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 103 102 104 103 103 MB/s
Read 85.3
Write 86
Mixed 49.5
SusWrite 102
59% 80.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.7
145% 1.2 MB/s
582GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 66 70 78 80 77 MB/s
Read 112
Write 94.9
Mixed 55.6
SusWrite 72.3
61% 83.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
172% 1.3 MB/s
135GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 28 46 53 40 44 57 MB/s
Read 68.2
Write 74.7
Mixed 45.5
SusWrite 44.7
43% 58.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
166% 1.2 MB/s
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Typical Purple 1TB (2014) Builds (Compare 20,930 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 2%
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Desktop
Desktop 65%
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Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $83

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