Average Bench: 42.8% (453rd of 1015)

more Based on 982 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD15EVDS-73V9B1, WDC WD15 EVDS-73V9B1, WD15EVDS-63V9B1, WDC WD15EVDS-63V9B0, WDC WD15 EVDS-73V9B0, WDC WD15EVDS-63V9B1, WDC WD15EVDS-73V9B0, WDC WD15EVDS-68V9B0, WDC WD15EVDS-73V, WDC WD15 EVDS-68V9B0, WDC WD15 EVDS-63T3B0, WDC WD15 EVDS-63V9B0, WDC WD15 EVDS-63V9B1, WDC WD15EVDS-68V, WDC WD15EVDS-63T3B0, WDC WD15EVDS-63V, WD15EVDS-68V9B0

Below average average bench

The WD WD15EVDS-73V9B1 1.5TB averaged 57.2% 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 1.47MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD WD15EVDS-73V9B1 1.5TB is 32.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the WD WD15EVDS-73V9B1 1.5TB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 50.7MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 71.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 982 samples)
Min Avg Max
35.4 Read 76.4 95.9
7.42 Write 71.4 94.4
17.3 Mixed 50.7 65.5
19.8 SusWrite 72.6 95.2
49.9% 67.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.52 0.7
0.7 4K Write 1.47 2.2
0.2 4K Mixed 0.59 0.8
115% 0.86 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.00A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 91 91 92 91 91 MB/s
Read 100
Write 57.2
Mixed 47.8
SusWrite 90.9
54% 74.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.4
91% 0.8 MB/s
745GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 83 85 85 85 85 MB/s
Read 94.7
Write 80.7
Mixed 62.2
SusWrite 84.4
59% 80.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.5
104% 0.83 MB/s
900GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 80 81 81 81 81 MB/s
Read 83.2
Write 83
Mixed 52.7
SusWrite 80.8
55% 74.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
140% 0.93 MB/s
383GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 65 80 80 81 82 82 MB/s
Read 74
Write 74
Mixed 54.5
SusWrite 78.4
52% 70.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.5
100% 0.8 MB/s
534GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 69 70 70 72 72 MB/s
Read 80.7
Write 83
Mixed 62.5
SusWrite 70.6
55% 74.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
136% 1.03 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 01.00A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 44 45 45 45 45 45 MB/s
Read 89.7
Write 95
Mixed 66
SusWrite 44.7
55% 73.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.6
123% 1 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,762,698 HDDs tested.

Typical WD15EVDS-73V9B1 1.5TB Builds (Compare 16,996 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus STRIX Z270F GAMING - $400

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $1,398

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