Average Bench: 44.3% (420th of 1015)

more Based on 32,441 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD10SPCX-22HWST0, 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, 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 55.6% 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 0.59MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.56MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2013) is 37.8%. 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 44.4MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 69.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 32,441 samples)
Min Avg Max
46.5 Read 84.4 110
27.9 Write 76.1 109
20.4 Mixed 44.4 58.8
31.2 SusWrite 69.9 109
50.4% 68.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.45 0.6
0.6 4K Write 1.56 2.2
0.2 4K Mixed 0.59 0.8
113% 0.87 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
906GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 110 113 113 113 112 MB/s
Read 113
Write 104
Mixed 58.5
SusWrite 112
71% 96.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
139% 0.97 MB/s
906GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 107 109 109 108 109 MB/s
Read 107
Write 109
Mixed 57.5
SusWrite 108
70% 95.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.1 MB/s
49GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 71 90 93 97 98 MB/s
Read 95.7
Write 90.8
Mixed 53.8
SusWrite 89.7
61% 82.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
132% 1 MB/s
380GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 77 78 79 79 79 MB/s
Read 85.5
Write 87.7
Mixed 50.7
SusWrite 77.8
55% 75.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
115% 0.87 MB/s
903GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 42 41 42 42 81 MB/s
Read 113
Write 42
Mixed 38.7
SusWrite 48
44% 60.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.3
67% 0.5 MB/s
36GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 48 52 52 55 55 55 MB/s
Read 64.2
Write 61.5
Mixed 40
SusWrite 53
40% 54.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
119% 0.93 MB/s
552GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 83 34 37 67 86 MB/s
Read 44.7
Write 36
Mixed 36.8
SusWrite 62.7
33% 45 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
130% 1 MB/s
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