Average Bench: 66.3% (155th of 1010)

more Based on 11,859 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 33.6% 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 0.91MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.31MB/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 77.9MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 109MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,859 samples)
Min Avg Max
71.6 Read 122 160
66.3 Write 115 148
43.1 Mixed 77.9 102
54.2 SusWrite 109 149
77.9% 106 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 0.93 1.2
0.91 4K Write 2.31 2.8
0.5 4K Mixed 0.91 1
183% 1.39 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
851GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 139 140 139 138 140 MB/s
Read 143
Write 136
Mixed 94.2
SusWrite 139
94% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
199% 1.53 MB/s
605GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 136 138 138 138 136 MB/s
Read 138
Write 143
Mixed 94.2
SusWrite 137
94% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 0.9
185% 1.5 MB/s
139GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 50 65 61 75 90 MB/s
Read 135
Write 136
Mixed 95.7
SusWrite 66.8
80% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
193% 1.47 MB/s
120GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 81 71 76 83 77 MB/s
Read 74.5
Write 75.2
Mixed 63.5
SusWrite 77.1
54% 72.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.9
182% 1.4 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 12,407,937 HDDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $61 @ launch in May '15
EbayUS $4441 mins
AmazonUS $455 mins
NeweggUS $4611 hrs
OutletPCUS $5320 hrs
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Typical Blue 1TB (2015) Builds (Compare 19,163 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 93%
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Desktop 84%
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Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $982

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Solid performance and reliability for everyday computing...

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1 month ago.

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


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