Average Bench: 77.7% (94th of 1015)

more Based on 6,684 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD60EZRZ-00RWYB1, WDC WD60EZRZ-00R, WDC WD60EZRZ-11R, WDC WD60 EZRZ-11TNUB0, WDC WD60 EZRZ-22GZ5B1, WDC WD60 EZRZ-00RWYB1, WDC WD60EZRZ-11RWYB1, WDC WD60EZRZ-00G, WDC WD60EZRZ-22G, WDC WD60EZRZ-00GZ5B1, WDC WD60EZRZ-22GZ5B1, WDC WD60 EZRZ-00GZ5B1, WDC WD60EZRZ-11TNUB0

Good average bench

The WD Blue 6TB (2015) averaged 22.3% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WD Blue 6TB (2015) near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.99MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.53MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Blue 6TB (2015) is 45.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Blue 6TB (2015) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 84.3MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 125MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,684 samples)
Min Avg Max
88.5 Read 138 177
79.4 Write 125 162
62 Mixed 84.3 106
82.3 SusWrite 132 169
88.2% 120 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.7 4K Read 0.92 1.1
1.4 4K Write 2.53 3
0.7 4K Mixed 0.99 1.1
195% 1.48 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
5.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 165 169 167 170 171 169 MB/s
Read 183
Write 150
Mixed 87.6
SusWrite 168
108% 147 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1
206% 1.63 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 157 159 158 161 161 162 MB/s
Read 132
Write 110
Mixed 74.9
SusWrite 160
87% 119 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
199% 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 39,630,323 HDDs tested.

Typical Blue 6TB (2015) Builds (Compare 23,891 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 167%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 157%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z390-E GAMING - $398

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 45% - Average Total price: $2,514

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 Comments

An excellent solution for your everyday computing needs...

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16 days ago.

sub 20MB/s performance in a Win7 mirrored pair of drives


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Intel Core i5-11400F $239Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti $400Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-11600K $270Nvidia RTX 3070 $500Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $52
Intel Core i7-10700K $299Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
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Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $79SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $34Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $85SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
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