Average Bench: 73.5% (99th of 984)

Based on 81 user benchmarks.  Model: WL2000GSA6472E

Good average bench

The WL2000GSA6472E 2TB averaged 26.5% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.44MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.6MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WL2000GSA6472E 2TB is 35%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the WL2000GSA6472E 2TB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Write Speed 125MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 131MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 81 samples)
Min Avg Max
89.1 Read 131 159
83.5 Write 125 151
75.4 Mixed 116 143
93.1% 124 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.43 4K Read 0.8 1.21
1.25 4K Write 2.6 3.38
0.25 4K Mixed 0.44 0.66
131% 1.28 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01D02 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Read 132
Write 124
Mixed 120
94% 125 MB/s
4K Read 0.93
4K Write 2.65
4K Mixed 0.36
128% 1.31 MB/s
888GB free
Firmware: 01.01D02 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Read 125
Write 127
Mixed 92.4
86% 115 MB/s
4K Read 1.23
4K Write 2.86
4K Mixed 0.44
154% 1.51 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01D02 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Read 112
Write 114
Mixed 130
90% 119 MB/s
4K Read 0.81
4K Write 2.23
4K Mixed 0.4
119% 1.14 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01D02 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Read 116
Write 103
Mixed 108
82% 109 MB/s
4K Read 1.13
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.47
146% 1.37 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 6,195,589 HDDs tested.

Typical WL2000GSA6472E 2TB Builds (Compare 2,406 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 16%
Desktop 48%
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

System: Dell Precision WorkStation T3500

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $374

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