Average Bench: 43.6% (435th of 1015)

more Based on 14,640 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 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 56.4% 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 Mixed IO Speed 0.61MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.61MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 1.5TB (2009) is 32.5%. 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 50MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 74.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 14,640 samples)
Min Avg Max
42.2 Read 76.9 102
30.1 Write 74.1 98.7
28.8 Mixed 50 69.8
34.8 SusWrite 74.7 101
50.7% 68.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.54 0.7
0.7 4K Write 1.61 2.7
0.3 4K Mixed 0.61 0.88
120% 0.92 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
589GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 93 93 94 94 94 MB/s
Read 132
Write 132
Mixed 84.8
SusWrite 93.4
82% 111 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1
209% 1.63 MB/s
69GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 73 63 59 54 58 MB/s
Read 82.5
Write 78.8
Mixed 50.7
SusWrite 65.1
51% 69.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
149% 1.1 MB/s
822GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 69 69 67 70 65 MB/s
Read 70.3
Write 58.2
Mixed 50.7
SusWrite 67.9
46% 61.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.6
100% 0.63 MB/s
205GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 71 71 71 71 70 MB/s
Read 66.2
Write 67.4
Mixed 42.3
SusWrite 70.3
45% 61.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.6
110% 0.73 MB/s
96GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 58 66 68 68 68 68 MB/s
Read 63.6
Write 66.8
Mixed 40.3
SusWrite 66.1
44% 59.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.6
124% 1.03 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.00A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 64 57 73 53 49 58 MB/s
Read 61
Write 62.7
Mixed 34.5
SusWrite 59
40% 54.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.6
106% 0.73 MB/s
598GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 43 46 45 45 46 46 MB/s
Read 71.2
Write 70.4
Mixed 53.6
SusWrite 45.2
44% 60.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
115% 0.87 MB/s
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Desktop 88%
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Workstation 96%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,072

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