Average Bench: 18.3% (230th of 639)

Based on 4,570 user benchmarks.  Devices: VID 1058 PID 1100, VID null PID null Models: WD 10EAVS External, WD 10EACS External, WD 10EADS External, WD My Book
Poor: 12%Average: 18.3% Great: 22%

Terrible average bench

The WD My Book 1TB averaged 81.7% 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 Write Speed 2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.73MB/s

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD My Book 1TB is just 9.66%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the WD My Book 1TB performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.55MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 34MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,570 samples)
Min Avg Max
25.6 Read 34 39.9
20.2 Write 32.3 40.5
19.8 Mixed 26.4 31.3
12.2 SusWrite 32.5 42.2
42.3% 31.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 0.55 0.7
1.25 4K Write 2 2.4
0.6 4K Mixed 0.73 0.8
94.7% 1.09 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
768GB free, PID null
SusWrite @10s intervals: 42 42 40 41 42 41 MB/s
Read 36.2
Write 41.5
Mixed 30.5
SusWrite 41.3
52% 37.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.8
114% 1.3 MB/s
550GB free, PID 1100
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 42 42 41 42 43 43 MB/s
Read 38.8
Write 40.9
Mixed 31
SusWrite 42.3
52% 38.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
104% 1.17 MB/s
75GB free, PID 1100
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 39 40 40 40 40 40 MB/s
Read 37.9
Write 39.7
Mixed 29
SusWrite 39.8
50% 36.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
111% 1.27 MB/s
660GB free, PID 1100
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 37 39 40 40 40 39 MB/s
Read 35.7
Write 39.2
Mixed 26.2
SusWrite 39.3
48% 35.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.8
101% 1.17 MB/s
780GB free, PID 1100
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 39 39 39 39 40 MB/s
Read 37
Write 37.3
Mixed 32
SusWrite 39.2
50% 36.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
91% 1.07 MB/s
12GB free, PID 1100
SusWrite @10s intervals: 12 12 12 11 12 13 MB/s
Read 36
Write 34.3
Mixed 27.7
SusWrite 12
36% 27.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
91% 1.07 MB/s
24GB free, PID null
SusWrite @10s intervals: 24 24 24 25 25 25 MB/s
Read 25.3
Write 19.6
Mixed 21.3
SusWrite 24.4
30% 22.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
74% 0.93 MB/s
355GB free, PID 1100
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 12 14 21 22 21 20 MB/s
Read 17
Write 18.1
Mixed 19.2
SusWrite 18.3
25% 18.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
66% 0.77 MB/s
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