Average Bench: 42.8% (450th of 1015)

more Based on 1,788 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 0.61MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.59MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD WD15EVDS-73V9B1 1.5TB is 30.7%. 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 52.5MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 72.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,788 samples)
Min Avg Max
33.5 Read 75.7 96.1
36.3 Write 72.9 94.1
22.6 Mixed 52.5 65.9
33.1 SusWrite 73.2 94.9
50.5% 68.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.52 0.6
0.7 4K Write 1.59 2.3
0.27 4K Mixed 0.61 0.8
119% 0.91 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
567GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 93 96 96 96 96 MB/s
Read 87
Write 90.4
Mixed 60.9
SusWrite 94.8
61% 83.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
160% 1.13 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.00A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 90 92 93 91 91 MB/s
Read 88.3
Write 89.9
Mixed 62.2
SusWrite 91.4
61% 83 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
115% 0.87 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 01.00A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 89 89 89 90 90 MB/s
Read 86.8
Write 89.7
Mixed 61.3
SusWrite 89.3
60% 81.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.1 MB/s
554GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 71 71 72 72 71 MB/s
Read 74
Write 77
Mixed 58.7
SusWrite 70.4
52% 70 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.6
130% 1.13 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.00A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 47 52 45 69 72 61 MB/s
Read 62.3
Write 39
Mixed 39.7
SusWrite 57.6
37% 49.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
112% 0.8 MB/s
51GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 45 49 49 53 58 49 MB/s
Read 42.5
Write 43.9
Mixed 36.5
SusWrite 50.3
32% 43.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.4
79% 0.67 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 01.00A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 0 0 0 0.7 54 58 MB/s
Read 43.3
Write 61.2
Mixed 38.2
SusWrite 18.7
30% 40.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.5
106% 0.87 MB/s
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Typical WD15EVDS-73V9B1 1.5TB Builds (Compare 1,693 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z370 AORUS Gaming K3-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $742

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