Average Bench: 67.4% (146th of 1010)

more Based on 15,231 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 32.6% 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 0.92MB/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 48.5%. 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 77.9MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 111MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 15,231 samples)
Min Avg Max
70.7 Read 123 160
59 Write 114 147
48.3 Mixed 77.9 99.9
56.6 SusWrite 111 149
78.4% 107 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 0.92 1.2
1.1 4K Write 2.34 2.8
0.6 4K Mixed 0.92 1.1
184% 1.39 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
814GB free
Firmware: 01.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 140 139 139 140 137 MB/s
Read 167
Write 144
Mixed 100
SusWrite 135
101% 137 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
215% 1.67 MB/s
864GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 137 138 141 140 140 MB/s
Read 135
Write 135
Mixed 82.4
SusWrite 139
90% 123 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
197% 1.47 MB/s
120GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 86 86 85 88 87 MB/s
Read 164
Write 136
Mixed 101
SusWrite 86
90% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 0.9
189% 1.53 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,714,779 HDDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $61 @ launch in May '15
EbayUS $4519 secs
OutletPCUS $4623 hrs
AmazonUS $4626 mins
NeweggUS $464 hrs
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Typical Blue 1TB (2015) Builds (Compare 24,763 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
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Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $993

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Solid performance and reliability for everyday computing...

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3 months ago.

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


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