Average Bench: 64.9% (167th of 1015)

more Based on 7,911 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-64GVNY0, WDC WD10PURX-64E5EYO, WDC WD10PURX-78E5EY0, WDC WD10PURX-78D85Y0, WDC WD10 PURX-64D85Y0, WDC WD10 PURX-64E5EY0, WDC WD10PURX-89E5EY0, 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

Above average average bench

The WD Purple 1TB (2014) averaged 35.1% 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 0.92MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.35MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Purple 1TB (2014) is 43.8%. 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 65.4MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 108MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,911 samples)
Min Avg Max
72.3 Read 117 155
68 Write 113 147
30.8 Mixed 65.4 85.7
56.3 SusWrite 108 149
74.2% 101 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 0.82 1
0.5 4K Write 2.35 2.8
0.46 4K Mixed 0.92 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%
803GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 132 133 135 135 134 MB/s
Read 135
Write 128
Mixed 69.8
SusWrite 133
85% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
190% 1.47 MB/s
543GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 127 130 130 129 127 MB/s
Read 123
Write 118
Mixed 62.9
SusWrite 128
79% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
185% 1.37 MB/s
447GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 114 113 111 112 108 MB/s
Read 124
Write 123
Mixed 57.9
SusWrite 111
76% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
199% 1.53 MB/s
728GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 103 95 113 78 88 MB/s
Read 128
Write 122
Mixed 64.5
SusWrite 89.6
74% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 0.9
177% 1.4 MB/s
70GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 75 75 74 76 77 MB/s
Read 117
Write 125
Mixed 77
SusWrite 75.3
73% 98.6 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
199% 1.5 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,735,478 HDDs tested.

 Prices

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Typical Purple 1TB (2014) Builds (Compare 47,685 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $451

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