Average Bench: 66.9% (152nd of 1015)

more Based on 30,606 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 33.0% 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 0.93MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.36MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Blue 1TB (2015) is 44.8%. 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 110MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 30,606 samples)
Min Avg Max
75.6 Read 123 160
66.3 Write 115 148
47.8 Mixed 78.7 101
61.6 SusWrite 110 149
78.5% 107 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.51 4K Read 0.94 1.2
1.2 4K Write 2.36 2.8
0.6 4K Mixed 0.93 1.1
186% 1.41 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
184GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 115 117 117 117 117 MB/s
Read 155
Write 118
Mixed 94
SusWrite 117
89% 121 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 0.9
192% 1.53 MB/s
0GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 129 130 129 129 130 MB/s
Read 134
Write 136
Mixed 103
SusWrite 129
93% 126 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
209% 1.6 MB/s
447GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 112 112 110 115 113 MB/s
Read 132
Write 84.6
Mixed 64.5
SusWrite 111
72% 98.1 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
200% 1.47 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 27,268,647 HDDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $61 @ launch in May '15
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Typical Blue 1TB (2015) Builds (Compare 41,150 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $228

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $1,076

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 Comments

Solid performance and reliability for everyday computing...

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Poor (edit your comment) Add link

8 days ago.

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


Good

6 months ago.

Even though this drive is not very fast, it's reliability is exceptional. Highly recommend this drive for important data storage.


Poor

7 months ago.

Slow HDD


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