Average Bench: 76.2% (100th of 1002)

more Based on 481 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD2000F9YZ-0, WDC WD2000F9YZ-09N20L0, WDC WD2000F9YZ-09N20, WDC WD2000F9YZ-09N20L1, WDC WD20 00F9YZ-09N20L1, WDC WD20 00F9YZ-09N20

Good average bench

The WD Se 2TB (2013) averaged 23.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WD Se 2TB (2013) near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.61MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 122MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Se 2TB (2013) is 37.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Se 2TB (2013) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.26MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.7MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 481 samples)
Min Avg Max
94.3 Read 136 175
92.4 Write 129 157
81.4 Mixed 122 151
96.9% 129 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.33 4K Read 0.7 0.98
0.55 4K Write 2.61 3.27
0.18 4K Mixed 0.26 0.36
106% 1.19 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 165
Write 153
Mixed 154
119% 157 MB/s
4K Read 0.57
4K Write 2.75
4K Mixed 0.32
110% 1.21 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 152
Write 155
Mixed 146
114% 151 MB/s
4K Read 0.89
4K Write 3.11
4K Mixed 0.29
127% 1.43 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 1A02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 154
Write 131
Mixed 131
104% 139 MB/s
4K Read 0.84
4K Write 2.95
4K Mixed 0.34
128% 1.38 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 132
Write 125
Mixed 128
97% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 2.97
4K Mixed 0.26
110% 1.29 MB/s
485GB free
Firmware: 01.01A02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 123
Write 119
Mixed 141
97% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.38
4K Write 2.57
4K Mixed 0.19
84% 1.04 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 114
Write 109
Mixed 114
85% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.85
4K Write 2.93
4K Mixed 0.23
115% 1.33 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 8,792,236 HDDs tested.


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Typical Se 2TB (2013) Builds (Compare 384 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 111%
Desktop 113%
Workstation 82%
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Motherboard: Asrock Z170 Professional Gaming i7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,685

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