Average Bench: 45.4% (404th of 1015)

more Based on 38,392 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 54.5% 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 1.59MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2013) is 38.4%. 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 45.9MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 70.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 38,392 samples)
Min Avg Max
43.6 Read 87.4 112
27.3 Write 78.5 109
21.1 Mixed 45.9 59.3
28.2 SusWrite 70.8 108
51.8% 70.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.46 0.6
0.6 4K Write 1.59 2.2
0.2 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%
671GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 95 96 99 98 98 MB/s
Read 95
Write 97
Mixed 53.7
SusWrite 97
63% 85.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
130% 0.97 MB/s
528GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 92 93 93 93 93 MB/s
Read 95.3
Write 96.8
Mixed 51.8
SusWrite 91.8
62% 83.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
115% 0.87 MB/s
799GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 73 76 75 77 78 MB/s
Read 104
Write 110
Mixed 59
SusWrite 75.5
64% 87.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.6
126% 1.07 MB/s
834GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 63 74 66 65 83 88 MB/s
Read 98.4
Write 96.9
Mixed 49.2
SusWrite 73.2
58% 79.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.07 MB/s
556GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 51 57 55 88 92 92 MB/s
Read 99
Write 38
Mixed 34.2
SusWrite 72.4
44% 60.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.3
65% 0.47 MB/s
789GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 35 37 36 36 37 46 MB/s
Read 99.8
Write 41.8
Mixed 31.5
SusWrite 37.9
39% 52.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.6
103% 0.6 MB/s
572GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 27 27 28 28 28 28 MB/s
Read 89.2
Write 38.2
Mixed 30
SusWrite 27.7
34% 46.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.5
88% 0.53 MB/s
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