Average Bench: 42.1% (470th of 1015)

more Based on 11,176 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-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 57.9% 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 0.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.48MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 1.5TB (2009) is 38.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Green 1.5TB (2009) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 47MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 71.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,176 samples)
Min Avg Max
25.7 Read 74.8 100
30.6 Write 73.2 97.5
18 Mixed 47 66
28.8 SusWrite 71.7 100
49% 66.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.53 0.7
0.5 4K Write 1.48 2.7
0.2 4K Mixed 0.6 0.9
116% 0.87 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
985GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 92 93 93 92 90 MB/s
Read 86.9
Write 88.6
Mixed 49.2
SusWrite 90.9
58% 78.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.6
110% 0.73 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.00A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 61 59 61 61 60 MB/s
Read 93.2
Write 97
Mixed 49
SusWrite 60.5
55% 74.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.8
134% 0.83 MB/s
4GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 62 63 63 63 63 MB/s
Read 60.5
Write 56
Mixed 40.5
SusWrite 62.2
40% 54.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
123% 0.83 MB/s
571GB free
Firmware: 04.05G04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 59 58 58 52 54 61 MB/s
Read 16.5
Write 52.7
Mixed 24.8
SusWrite 57.1
28% 37.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.2
39% 0.33 MB/s
252GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 12 12 12 12 12 45 MB/s
Read 8.3
Write 12
Mixed 9
SusWrite 17.3
9% 11.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.1
23% 0.2 MB/s
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Typical Green 1.5TB (2009) Builds (Compare 580 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 13%
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Desktop 44%
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Workstation
Workstation 22%
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System: Acer Aspire M5910

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 37% - Below average Total price: $276

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