Average Bench: 67.6% (141st of 1010)

more Based on 12,861 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 32.3% 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 2.34MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Blue 1TB (2015) is 48.4%. 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 78.6MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 112MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,861 samples)
Min Avg Max
68.5 Read 124 160
63.7 Write 115 149
43.6 Mixed 78.6 102
57.4 SusWrite 112 151
79% 107 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.47 4K Read 0.93 1.2
1.07 4K Write 2.34 2.8
0.6 4K Mixed 0.92 1.1
185% 1.4 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
908GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 147 151 149 151 152 150 MB/s
Read 153
Write 148
Mixed 97
SusWrite 150
101% 137 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1
209% 1.63 MB/s
614GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 127 129 129 129 129 MB/s
Read 148
Write 126
Mixed 77
SusWrite 128
88% 120 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.1
220% 1.63 MB/s
750GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 124 127 129 131 130 MB/s
Read 131
Write 124
Mixed 76.5
SusWrite 126
84% 115 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
205% 1.57 MB/s
444GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 134 133 134 134 134 MB/s
Read 110
Write 111
Mixed 82.3
SusWrite 134
80% 109 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
200% 1.47 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 14,196,231 HDDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $61 @ launch in May '15
EbayUS $3844 mins
AmazonUS $4429 mins
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Typical Blue 1TB (2015) Builds (Compare 22,342 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
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Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 102% - Outstanding Total price: $975

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Solid performance and reliability for everyday computing...

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


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