Average Bench: 66% (161st of 1015)

more Based on 37,909 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD10EZRZ-00Z5HB0, WDC WD10EZRZ-00Z, WDC WD10EZRZ-854DZY0, WD10EZRZ-00HTKB0, WDC WD10EZRZ-00H, WDC WD10EZRZ-22H, WDC WD10EZRZ-08WN4A0, WDC WD10 EZRZ-22HTKB0, WDC WD10EZRZ-009BA0, WDC WD10EZRZ-22HTKB0, WD10EZRZ-00HTKB, WDC WD10 EZRZ-00HTKB0, WDC WD10 EZRZ-00Z5HB0, WDC WD10EZRZ-00HTKB0

Above average average bench

The WD Blue 1TB (2015) averaged 34.0% 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 0.92MB/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 78.8MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 109MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 37,909 samples)
Min Avg Max
71.3 Read 121 161
61.9 Write 114 148
39.5 Mixed 78.8 104
52 SusWrite 109 151
77.8% 106 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 0.92 1.2
1.2 4K Write 2.34 2.8
0.5 4K Mixed 0.92 1
184% 1.39 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
804GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 146 145 147 147 147 147 MB/s
Read 148
Write 141
Mixed 106
SusWrite 146
100% 136 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
206% 1.53 MB/s
603GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 133 134 135 136 134 MB/s
Read 156
Write 122
Mixed 97
SusWrite 134
94% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 0.9
183% 1.47 MB/s
600GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 124 124 124 123 124 MB/s
Read 118
Write 119
Mixed 71.8
SusWrite 124
80% 108 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
207% 1.6 MB/s
600GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 123 122 124 124 124 MB/s
Read 112
Write 115
Mixed 76.3
SusWrite 123
78% 107 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
170% 1.27 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 34,992,572 HDDs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $61 @ launch in May '15
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $984

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 Comments

Solid performance and reliability for everyday computing...

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4 months ago.

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


Excellent

1 month ago.

If speed doesn't matter and your budget is slim would definitely recommend. Solid and reliable.


Good

13 months ago.

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


Poor

14 months ago.

Slow HDD


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