Average Bench: 42.2% (463rd of 1015)

more Based on 16,006 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD15EADS-22P8B0, WDC WD15 EADS-11P8B2, WDC WD15 EADS-11P8B1, WDC WD15EADS-65R2B0, WD15EADS-00S2B0, WDC WD15 EADS-11R6B1, WDC WD15EADS-00R2B0, WDC WD15EADS-65P8B1, WDC WD15EADS-65P8B0, WDC WD15 EADS-00P8BX, WDC WD15EADS-00R6B0, WDC WD15EADS-65P8B2, WDC WD15EADS-00P8B0, WDC WD15 EADS-65P8BX, WDC WD15EADS-22, WDC WD15EADS-65P8BX, WDC WD15EADS-00P8BX, WDC WD15 EADS-00S2B0, WDC WD15EADS-00S, WDC WD15EADS-32S, WDC WD15 EADS-00W4B0, WDC WD15EADS-00R, WDC WD15EADS-32S2B0, WDC WD15EADS-00P, WDC WD15EADS-22P, WDC WD15EADS-DDR6BD, WDC WD15 EADS-00P8B0, WDC WD15 EADS-65P8B0, WDC WD15 EADS-65P8B1, WDC WD15EADS-00W4B0, WDC WD15EADS-00S2B0, WDC WD15 EADS-32S2B0, WDC WD15EADS-11P8B1, WDC WD15EADS-00H7B0, WDC WD15EADS-11P8B2, WDC WD15 EADS-22P8B0, WDC WD15EADS-0000000, WDC WD15EADS-00P8BO, WDC WD15EADS-11R6B1, WDC WD15EADS-32R6B0, WDC WD15EADS-65R, WDC WD15 EADS-00R6B0, WDC WD15 EADS-65R2B0, WDC WD15EADS-65P, WDC WD15EADS-11R, WDC WD15EADS-11P

Below average average bench

The WD Green 1.5TB (2009) averaged 57.7% 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 Write Speed 1.54MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 1.5TB (2009) is 33.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the WD Green 1.5TB (2009) performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 48.4MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 71.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 16,006 samples)
Min Avg Max
38.8 Read 75.1 101
26.2 Write 72.6 99.2
20.5 Mixed 48.4 67.4
27.8 SusWrite 71.8 99.5
49.3% 67 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.54 0.7
0.5 4K Write 1.54 2.6
0.3 4K Mixed 0.59 0.8
116% 0.89 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 91 94 93 94 92 MB/s
Read 93.5
Write 85.6
Mixed 57
SusWrite 92.4
60% 82.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
121% 0.97 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.00A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 90 91 92 92 91 MB/s
Read 84.7
Write 83.9
Mixed 62.1
SusWrite 91.1
59% 80.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.7
143% 1.2 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.00A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 92 92 94 94 92 MB/s
Read 84.2
Write 82.4
Mixed 47.8
SusWrite 90.5
56% 76.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
123% 0.83 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.00A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 88 88 90 90 90 MB/s
Read 83.9
Write 92.7
Mixed 47.5
SusWrite 89
57% 78.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.7
141% 1.17 MB/s
437GB free
Firmware: 01.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 79 82 82 82 82 MB/s
Read 74.8
Write 69
Mixed 53.9
SusWrite 80.4
51% 69.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.5
99% 0.73 MB/s
167GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 52 53 55 55 55 55 MB/s
Read 55.6
Write 54.8
Mixed 44.5
SusWrite 54.3
39% 52.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.6
123% 1 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.00A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 11 25 29 40 35 22 MB/s
Read 8
Write 13.7
Mixed 10.4
SusWrite 27
11% 14.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 0.1
17% 0.1 MB/s
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