Average Bench: 30.6% (88th of 639)

Based on 7,356 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 1058 PID 259f Model: WD My Passport 259F
Poor: 13%Average: 30.6% Great: 45%

Poor average bench

The WD My Passport 259F 1TB averaged 69.3% 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 1.86MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 68.3MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD My Passport 259F 1TB is 32%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the WD My Passport 259F 1TB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.51MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 69.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,356 samples)
Min Avg Max
24.2 Read 69.6 109
21 Write 68.3 108
19.9 Mixed 43.6 62.2
22.2 SusWrite 67.4 108
83.7% 62.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.51 0.6
1.01 4K Write 1.86 2.2
0.5 4K Mixed 0.81 0.9
92.7% 1.06 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
240GB free, PID 259f
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 106 106 107 107 107 MB/s
Read 102
Write 100
Mixed 59.9
SusWrite 107
124% 92.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
107% 1.2 MB/s
249GB free, PID 259f
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 104 103 101 104 103 MB/s
Read 98.3
Write 100
Mixed 56.7
SusWrite 103
121% 89.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
97% 1.1 MB/s
772GB free, PID 259f
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 101 103 100 102 102 MB/s
Read 80.5
Write 83.2
Mixed 49
SusWrite 101
107% 78.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
100% 1.13 MB/s
461GB free, PID 259f
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 87 88 86 83 87 MB/s
Read 85.8
Write 86.4
Mixed 53.7
SusWrite 86.4
105% 78.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
101% 1.17 MB/s
2GB free, PID 259f
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 34 35 36 35 34 33 MB/s
Read 34
Write 35.5
Mixed 27
SusWrite 34.4
45% 32.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
83% 0.9 MB/s
28GB free, PID 259f
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 28 27 28 29 29 29 MB/s
Read 32.3
Write 28.5
Mixed 26.3
SusWrite 28.4
39% 28.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
104% 1.17 MB/s
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