Average Bench: 55.8% (240th of 1015)

more Based on 5,757 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD1500HLFS-01G6U1, WDC WD1500HLFS-01G6U, WDC WD1500HLFS-5, WDC WD15 00HLFS-01MZU, WDC WD15 00HLFS-01G6U3, WDC WD15 00HLFS-50G6U, WDC WD15 00HLFS-01G6U4, WDC WD15 00HLFS-75G6U, WDC WD1500HLFS-75G6U1, WDC WD15 00HLFS-01G6U0, WDC WD1500HLFS-75G6U0, WDC WD15 00HLFS-01G6U1, WDC WD1500HLFS-50G6U1, WDC WD1500HLFS-01MZUV0, WDC WD15 00HLFS-50G6U1, WDC WD1500HLFS-0, WDC WD1500HLFS-000002, WDC WD1500HLFS-75G6U, WD1500HLFS-01G6U1, WDC WD1500HLFS-01MZU, WDC WD1500HLFS-01G6U4, WDC WD1500HLFS-50G6U, WDC WD1500HLFS-01G6U0, WDC WD15 00HLFS-01MZUV0, WDC WD1500HLFS-01G6U3, WDC WD15 00HLFS-01G6U

Average average bench

The WD WD1500HLFS-01G6U1 150GB averaged 44.1% 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 1.19MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.61MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD WD1500HLFS-01G6U1 150GB is 28.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the WD WD1500HLFS-01G6U1 150GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 67.4MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 92.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,757 samples)
Min Avg Max
71.7 Read 101 123
73.5 Write 101 121
51.2 Mixed 67.4 77.4
57.9 SusWrite 92.6 119
66.7% 90.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 0.87 1
1.7 4K Write 2.61 3.1
0.9 4K Mixed 1.19 1.4
217% 1.56 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
244GB free
Firmware: 04.04V01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 178 215 216 225 222 MB/s
Read 217
Write 208
Mixed 93.6
SusWrite 204
132% 180 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 4.5
4K Mixed 1.7
318% 2.43 MB/s
277GB free
Firmware: 04.04V01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 139 161 164 170 179 MB/s
Read 174
Write 167
Mixed 77.2
SusWrite 156
105% 144 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 1.2
228% 1.77 MB/s
106GB free
Firmware: 04.04V06
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 112 112 112 112 112 MB/s
Read 113
Write 116
Mixed 74
SusWrite 112
76% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.2
221% 1.6 MB/s
50GB free
Firmware: 04.04V01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 99 97 96 98 98 MB/s
Read 100
Write 96.5
Mixed 71
SusWrite 97.6
67% 91.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.2
219% 1.57 MB/s
29GB free
Firmware: 04.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 87 86 86 86 85 MB/s
Read 102
Write 103
Mixed 74.7
SusWrite 86
68% 91.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 1.4
250% 1.8 MB/s
46GB free
Firmware: 04.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 91 90 91 92 91 MB/s
Read 94.3
Write 93.8
Mixed 66.8
SusWrite 91.1
64% 86.5 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.3
238% 1.7 MB/s
32GB free
Firmware: 04.04V05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 80 79 79 80 80 MB/s
Read 91.4
Write 95
Mixed 63.2
SusWrite 79.5
61% 82.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.3
230% 1.6 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 29,582,874 HDDs tested.

Typical WD1500HLFS-01G6U1 150GB Builds (Compare 15,802 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $216

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