Average Bench: 53.6% (271st of 1015)

Based on 12 user benchmarks.  Model: WD My Passport 25E1
Poor: 45%Average: 53.6% Great: 67%

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Average average bench

The WD My Passport 25E1 1TB averaged 46.4% 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 Write Speed 2.93MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.48MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD My Passport 25E1 1TB is 23%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the WD My Passport 25E1 1TB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 74.8MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 74.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 12 samples)
Min Avg Max
43 Read 102 148
43 Write 93.5 120
31 Mixed 74.9 101
43.4 SusWrite 74.8 94.7
63.9% 86.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.39 4K Read 1.03 2
1.8 4K Write 2.93 4.8
0.21 4K Mixed 0.48 1
150% 1.48 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
477GB free
Firmware: 1021
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 85 84 86 87 87 MB/s
Read 148
Write 120
Mixed 89.5
SusWrite 85.7
82% 111 MB/s
4K Read 2
4K Write 4.8
4K Mixed 0.7
250% 2.5 MB/s
352GB free
Firmware: 1021
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 92 91 92 92 92 MB/s
Read 97.4
Write 97.3
Mixed 63.5
SusWrite 92.6
64% 87.7 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 4.4
4K Mixed 0.3
165% 1.97 MB/s
496GB free
Firmware: 1015
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 74 77 78 78 79 MB/s
Read 96.7
Write 91
Mixed 57
SusWrite 77.3
59% 80.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
160% 1.17 MB/s
6GB free
Firmware: 1021
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 64 72 69 57 54 MB/s
Read 91.3
Write 65.5
Mixed 56
SusWrite 64.8
51% 69.4 MB/s
4K Read 1.8
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1
242% 1.93 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 37,657,365 HDDs tested.

Typical My Passport 25E1 1TB Builds (Compare 3,198 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Asus H81M-C - $70

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $283

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