Average Bench: 68.1% (146th of 1015)

more Based on 19,159 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 31.9% 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 0.94MB/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 47.1%. 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 79MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 113MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 19,159 samples)
Min Avg Max
76.2 Read 124 162
69 Write 116 149
48.7 Mixed 79 101
62.3 SusWrite 113 152
79.4% 108 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 0.94 1.2
1.2 4K Write 2.36 2.8
0.7 4K Mixed 0.94 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%
882GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 152 153 153 152 153 MB/s
Read 161
Write 153
Mixed 97.2
SusWrite 152
103% 141 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1
206% 1.63 MB/s
931GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 145 144 147 147 147 146 MB/s
Read 160
Write 144
Mixed 97
SusWrite 146
100% 137 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 0.9
189% 1.53 MB/s
929GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 150 149 150 150 151 MB/s
Read 142
Write 150
Mixed 99.5
SusWrite 150
100% 135 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
207% 1.57 MB/s
220GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 110 110 109 110 110 MB/s
Read 110
Write 83.8
Mixed 63.5
SusWrite 109
67% 91.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
187% 1.37 MB/s
145GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 74 75 75 75 74 MB/s
Read 122
Write 120
Mixed 88.3
SusWrite 74.4
75% 101 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
203% 1.53 MB/s
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 Prices

Approx. $61 @ launch in May '15
OutletPCUS $4611 hrs
AmazonUS $466 mins
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Typical Blue 1TB (2015) Builds (Compare 30,728 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $228

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,047

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Solid performance and reliability for everyday computing...

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9 months ago.

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


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