Average Bench: 45.5% (398th of 1015)

more Based on 33,669 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 54.4% 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 0.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.57MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2013) is 35.1%. 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 46.3MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 70.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 33,669 samples)
Min Avg Max
51 Read 87.8 113
33.7 Write 79.3 110
24.9 Mixed 46.3 59
32.3 SusWrite 70.7 110
52.1% 71 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.47 0.6
0.6 4K Write 1.57 2.2
0.3 4K Mixed 0.6 0.7
115% 0.88 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
717GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 99 99 103 107 101 MB/s
Read 102
Write 104
Mixed 55.3
SusWrite 100
66% 90.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.6
123% 1 MB/s
465GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 87 86 83 61 80 MB/s
Read 104
Write 42.5
Mixed 35
SusWrite 80.2
48% 65.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.2
54% 0.43 MB/s
805GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 60 50 71 94 91 MB/s
Read 107
Write 113
Mixed 59.9
SusWrite 72.2
65% 88.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
143% 1.03 MB/s
873GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 51 60 80 74 35 47 MB/s
Read 78.1
Write 78.1
Mixed 42.2
SusWrite 57.7
47% 64 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
113% 0.87 MB/s
289GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 58 58 58 58 58 57 MB/s
Read 67.5
Write 74
Mixed 46.7
SusWrite 57.7
45% 61.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
134% 1.03 MB/s
245GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 61 62 61 62 62 MB/s
Read 63.8
Write 65.1
Mixed 42
SusWrite 61.3
43% 58 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
132% 1 MB/s
232GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 23 33 19 21 37 49 MB/s
Read 68.5
Write 79
Mixed 45.5
SusWrite 30.4
41% 55.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
120% 0.83 MB/s
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