Average Bench: 67.8% (145th of 1015)

more Based on 18,255 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD10EZRZ-00Z5HB0, WDC WD10EZRZ-00Z, WDC WD10 EZRZ-22HTKB0, WDC WD10EZRZ-854DZY0, WDC WD10EZRZ-009BA0, WDC WD10EZRZ-22HTKB0, WD10EZRZ-00HTKB, WDC WD10 EZRZ-00HTKB0, WDC WD10 EZRZ-00Z5HB0, WDC WD10EZRZ-00HTKB0, WDC WD10EZRZ-00H, WDC WD10EZRZ-22H

Above average average bench

The WD Blue 1TB (2015) averaged 32.1% 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 0.92MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.32MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Blue 1TB (2015) is 48%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Blue 1TB (2015) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 78.7MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 112MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 18,255 samples)
Min Avg Max
72.4 Read 124 162
63.5 Write 116 149
45.5 Mixed 78.7 102
56.5 SusWrite 112 151
79.4% 108 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 0.92 1.2
1 4K Write 2.32 2.8
0.5 4K Mixed 0.92 1.1
183% 1.39 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
929GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 148 149 149 148 149 150 MB/s
Read 166
Write 80.7
Mixed 71.8
SusWrite 149
86% 117 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.8
153% 0.97 MB/s
523GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 134 134 134 135 135 MB/s
Read 155
Write 121
Mixed 77
SusWrite 134
89% 122 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
203% 1.57 MB/s
443GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 136 136 135 135 136 MB/s
Read 117
Write 118
Mixed 83
SusWrite 134
83% 113 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
201% 1.5 MB/s
171GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 107 105 108 107 106 MB/s
Read 122
Write 124
Mixed 77.3
SusWrite 107
79% 107 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
211% 1.63 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,071,301 HDDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $61 @ launch in May '15
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Typical Blue 1TB (2015) Builds (Compare 26,708 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 92%
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Desktop
Desktop 85%
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Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,009

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Solid performance and reliability for everyday computing...

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5 months ago.

Solid drive. Really one of the most performant HDDs you can buy for the price.


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