Average Bench: 44.5% (415th of 1015)

more Based on 41,934 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 55.5% 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 1.61MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2013) is 38%. 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 46.2MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 68.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 41,934 samples)
Min Avg Max
44.2 Read 86.6 113
31.6 Write 80.3 110
21.7 Mixed 46.2 59
27 SusWrite 68.2 109
51.6% 70.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.46 0.6
0.6 4K Write 1.61 2.2
0.2 4K Mixed 0.6 0.8
116% 0.89 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
760GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 106 107 109 109 109 MB/s
Read 112
Write 114
Mixed 58
SusWrite 107
72% 97.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
132% 1 MB/s
692GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 67 38 81 95 93 MB/s
Read 100
Write 38
Mixed 55.7
SusWrite 74.4
50% 67.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.2
63% 0.6 MB/s
210GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 71 71 71 72 72 72 MB/s
Read 99.7
Write 108
Mixed 57.3
SusWrite 71.5
62% 84 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.8
149% 1.13 MB/s
534GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 38 38 45 58 58 MB/s
Read 100
Write 108
Mixed 57
SusWrite 45.9
57% 77.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.5
108% 0.9 MB/s
831GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 24 26 24 26 25 25 MB/s
Read 112
Write 112
Mixed 59.3
SusWrite 25
57% 76.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.3
89% 0.9 MB/s
822GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 71 57 52 81 69 29 MB/s
Read 64.7
Write 52.5
Mixed 52.4
SusWrite 59.9
42% 57.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.5
112% 0.97 MB/s
87GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 58 52 55 58 60 59 MB/s
Read 58.7
Write 59.3
Mixed 40
SusWrite 57
40% 53.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
119% 0.93 MB/s
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