Average Bench: 43.4% (451st of 1015)

more Based on 10,992 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 56.6% 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 1.55MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 1.5TB (2009) is 30.9%. 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 49.3MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 74.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,992 samples)
Min Avg Max
41.9 Read 76.9 101
32.5 Write 74.5 99.1
26.7 Mixed 49.3 68.2
36.9 SusWrite 74.1 101
50.5% 68.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.54 0.7
0.7 4K Write 1.55 2.7
0.3 4K Mixed 0.61 0.9
119% 0.9 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1TB free
Firmware: 04.05G04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 78 79 79 80 79 MB/s
Read 104
Write 94
Mixed 72.5
SusWrite 79.1
65% 87.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 0.7
151% 1.3 MB/s
736GB free
Firmware: 04.05G04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 89 90 91 89 89 MB/s
Read 84.4
Write 86.3
Mixed 46.7
SusWrite 89.7
56% 76.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 0.9
175% 1.4 MB/s
512GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 84 75 80 87 80 MB/s
Read 89.8
Write 79.5
Mixed 60
SusWrite 82
57% 77.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.6
106% 0.7 MB/s
987GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 84 83 84 86 86 MB/s
Read 85
Write 85
Mixed 39.3
SusWrite 84.4
54% 73.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
125% 0.83 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 78 76 82 79 81 MB/s
Read 77.8
Write 71.5
Mixed 49.5
SusWrite 79.6
51% 69.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
117% 0.9 MB/s
574GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 77 79 78 79 79 MB/s
Read 72.4
Write 77.8
Mixed 46.1
SusWrite 78
50% 68.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
113% 0.83 MB/s
859GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1.2 32 47 87 74 78 MB/s
Read 88.4
Write 93.9
Mixed 53.6
SusWrite 53.2
53% 72.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.6
110% 0.73 MB/s
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