WDWD6001FZWX
WDWD1002FAEX
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 93,095 user samples
1,329 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 129% 5TB free
Worst Bench: 70% 197GB free
Poor: 70% Great: 129%
SPEED RANK: 5th / 1010
91,766 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 75% 2TB free
Worst Bench: 35% 502GB free
Poor: 35% Great: 75%
SPEED RANK: 250th / 1010
Effective Speed
Effective HDD Speed
105 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+88%
55.7 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
168 MB/s Much faster read speed.
+65%
102 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
209 MB/s Hugely faster write speed.
+120%
94.8 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
4.11 MB/s Hugely faster random read.
+303%
1.02 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
2.76 MB/s Much faster random write.
+30%
2.12 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
139 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
+77%
78.5 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
0.57 MB/s 0.87 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
+53%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
170 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
+86%
91.4 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
216 MB/s Much faster peak read speed.
+57%
138 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
247 MB/s Hugely faster peak write speed.
+98%
125 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
7.46 MB/s Hugely faster peak random read.
+433%
1.4 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
3.45 MB/s Faster peak random write.
+28%
2.7 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
199 MB/s Much faster peak mixed IO speed.
+78%
112 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
1.1 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
+10%
1 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
216 MB/s Much faster peak sustained write speed.
+73%
125 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 10,624,361 HDDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.03 % 0.83 % Insanely higher market share.
+2,667%
Value
Value For Money
38.1 % Much better value.
+67%
22.9 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
68 % More popular.
+19%
57 %
Price
Price (score)
$474 $70 Hugely cheaper.
+85%
Age
Newest
38 Months Much more recent.
+63%
102 Months
Capacity
Capacity
6TB 1TB
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The WD Black (2010) is not a great performer, at least not in today's market. With peak sequential read/writes of 162/129 MB/s the Black lags particularly at writing. In terms of small file random 4K performance things are a little better with peak read/writes of 1.21/2.7 MB/s but these figures still lag the current group leaders and place the 2010 version of the WD Black well below average. A direct comparison to the 2012 WD Blue shows that the newer Blue not only outperforms on nearly every single benchmark but also costs less. [Jan '14 HDrivePro]

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Hard Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) August 2018 HDD Rankings.

We calculate effective speed which measures performance for typical consumers. Effective speed is adjusted by current cost per GB to yield value for money. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top HDDs. [HDrivePro]

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Group Test Results

  • Best user rated - User sentiment trumps benchmarks for this comparison.
  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance.
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $325Nvidia GTX 1070 $380Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $95
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $240Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $120
Intel Core i5-8600K $240AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
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Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $155SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $901SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $175SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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