Average Bench: 72.2% (117th of 1002)

Based on 122 user benchmarks.  Model: WL2000GSA6472E

Good average bench

The WL2000GSA6472E 2TB averaged 27.7% 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 Mixed IO Speed 0.44MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.59MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WL2000GSA6472E 2TB is 40.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WL2000GSA6472E 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Write Speed 122MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 129MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 122 samples)
Min Avg Max
81 Read 129 159
75.4 Write 122 151
73.4 Mixed 115 142
91.8% 122 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.42 4K Read 0.78 1.21
1.26 4K Write 2.59 3.31
0.22 4K Mixed 0.44 0.65
129% 1.27 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: 01.01K04 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 158
Write 148
Mixed 140
112% 148 MB/s
4K Read 0.76
4K Write 3.21
4K Mixed 0.59
157% 1.52 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 01.01K02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 149
Write 152
Mixed 120
105% 140 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3.03
4K Mixed 0.53
148% 1.45 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 12.K01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 145
Write 143
Mixed 141
108% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.83
4K Write 2.87
4K Mixed 0.44
137% 1.38 MB/s
846GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 129
Write 126
Mixed 123
95% 126 MB/s
4K Read 0.85
4K Write 3.09
4K Mixed 0.27
123% 1.4 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 00.0PQ13 Max speed: SATA 1.0 150 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 120
Write 122
Mixed 120
91% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.92
4K Mixed 0.63
158% 1.45 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 01.01D02 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 103
Write 111
Mixed 106
80% 107 MB/s
4K Read 1.08
4K Write 2.44
4K Mixed 0.51
147% 1.34 MB/s
474GB free
Firmware: 04.01G01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 69.6
Write 62.5
Mixed 54.7
47% 62.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 1.99
4K Mixed 0.3
92% 0.94 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,216,749 HDDs tested.

Typical WL2000GSA6472E 2TB Builds (Compare 4,079 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

System: Dell Precision WorkStation T3500

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $379

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