Average Bench: 67.7% (147th of 1015)

more Based on 18,169 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 32.2% 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 0.93MB/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 47.5%. 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 79.1MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 112MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 18,169 samples)
Min Avg Max
76.1 Read 124 162
66.8 Write 116 149
44.3 Mixed 79.1 102
59.4 SusWrite 112 150
79.4% 108 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 0.95 1.2
1 4K Write 2.36 2.8
0.6 4K Mixed 0.93 1.1
187% 1.41 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
917GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 143 148 148 150 150 149 MB/s
Read 161
Write 144
Mixed 102
SusWrite 148
102% 139 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.9
190% 1.47 MB/s
381GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 140 140 140 139 140 MB/s
Read 118
Write 87.5
Mixed 79.5
SusWrite 140
78% 106 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
200% 1.47 MB/s
150GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 93 94 94 92 64 MB/s
Read 134
Write 122
Mixed 82.8
SusWrite 88.4
79% 107 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
200% 1.47 MB/s
688GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 98 111 125 125 128 MB/s
Read 102
Write 98.5
Mixed 52.8
SusWrite 111
67% 91.2 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
203% 1.53 MB/s
163GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 57 61 75 98 106 MB/s
Read 108
Write 87.5
Mixed 77.3
SusWrite 80.5
65% 88.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
180% 1.37 MB/s
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 Prices

Approx. $61 @ launch in May '15
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Typical Blue 1TB (2015) Builds (Compare 28,540 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 92%
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Desktop
Desktop 86%
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Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $228

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $1,070

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Solid performance and reliability for everyday computing...

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7 months ago.

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


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