Average Bench: 43.5% (442nd of 1015)

more Based on 45,536 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD10SPCX-22HWST0, WDC WD10 SPCX-80KHST0, WDC WD10SPCX-08H, WDC WD10SPCX-21KHST0, WDC WD10SPCX-75HWST, WDC WD10 SPCX-60HWST0, WDC WD10SPCX-22KHST0, WDC WD10SPCX-08M2NA0, WDC WD10SPCX-75KHST0, WD10SPCX-60KHST0, WDC WD10SPCX-60, WDC WD10SPCX-80HWST0, WDC WD10SPCX-75K, WDC WD10SPCX-60KHST0, WDC WD10SPCX-00HWST0, WDC WD10SPCX-55H, WDC WD10SPCX-11H, WDC WD10SPCX-11HWST0, WDC WD10SPCX-08S8TT0, WDC WD10SPCX-55HWST0, WDC WD10 SPCX-80HWST0, WDC WD10 SPCX-21KHST0, WDC WD10 SPCX-75HWST0, WDC WD10SPCX-22H, WDC WD10SPCX-75KHST, WDC WD10SPCX-16KHST0, WDC WD10SPCX-80KHST0, WDC WD10SPCX-60HWST0, WDC WD10 SPCX-75KHST0, WDC WD10SPCX-75, WDC WD10 SPCX-22KHST0, WDC WD10SPCX-21K, WD10SPCX-75HWST, WDC WD10 SPCX-24HWST1, WDC WD10 SPCX-08HWST0, WDC WD10 SPCX-24HWST0, WD10SPCX-75KHST, WD10SPCX-24HWST1, WDC WD10 SPCX-22HWST0, WDC WD10SPCX-00KHST0, WDC WD10SPCX-75HWST0, WDC WD10SPCX-11KHST0, WD10SPCX-24HWST, WDC WD10SPCX-60K, WDC WD10SPCX-16HWST0, WDC WD10 SPCX-08S8TT0, WDC WD10SPCX-80H, WDC WD10SPCX-24HWST1, WDC WD10SPCX-08S, WDC WD10SPCX-08HWST0, WDC WD10SPCX-24HWST0, WDC WD10SPCX-00H, WDC WD10 SPCX-60KHST0, WDC WD10SPCX-24H

Below average average bench

The WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2013) 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 0.58MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.54MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2013) is 39.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2013) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 44.7MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 67.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 45,536 samples)
Min Avg Max
34.7 Read 84 111
26.7 Write 77.3 109
17.5 Mixed 44.7 58.5
26.1 SusWrite 67.5 109
50.1% 68.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.45 0.6
0.6 4K Write 1.54 2.2
0.1 4K Mixed 0.58 0.8
112% 0.86 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
931GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 110 107 111 111 112 MB/s
Read 108
Write 103
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 110
70% 95.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.8
149% 1.13 MB/s
925GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 110 112 112 113 112 MB/s
Read 106
Write 113
Mixed 59
SusWrite 111
71% 97.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
117% 0.9 MB/s
158GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 100 101 102 102 102 MB/s
Read 100
Write 94.8
Mixed 52.6
SusWrite 101
64% 87 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.7
139% 1.13 MB/s
522GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 59 56 54 86 90 MB/s
Read 108
Write 103
Mixed 57.2
SusWrite 67.6
62% 84.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
121% 0.97 MB/s
196GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 65 69 69 69 70 MB/s
Read 61.5
Write 56.7
Mixed 34.3
SusWrite 68.3
40% 55.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
121% 0.97 MB/s
99GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 41 31 28 32 50 MB/s
Read 55
Write 56.5
Mixed 35.3
SusWrite 40.4
34% 46.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.5
106% 0.87 MB/s
99GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 27 27 26 36 26 25 MB/s
Read 57.3
Write 56
Mixed 38.5
SusWrite 27.7
33% 44.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
120% 0.83 MB/s
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