Average Bench: 68.8% (122nd of 979)

more Based on 7,501 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD2002FAEX-007BA0, WDC WD2002FAEX-0, WDC WD20 02FAEX-00MJR, WDC WD20 02FAEX-007BA, WDC WD2002FAEX-00MJRA0, WD2002FA EX-01U1B1, WDC WD2002FAEX-007B, WD2002FAEX-01U1B1, WD2002FA EX-007BA0, WD2002FAEX-007BA0, WDC WD20 02FAEX-00MJRA0, WD2002FAEX-01U1B1A, WD2002FAEX-007B, WDC WD2002FAEX-007BA, WDC WD20 02FAEX-007BA0, WDC WD2002FAEX-00MJR

Above average average bench

The WD Black 2TB (2010) averaged 31.2% 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 0.42MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.33MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Black 2TB (2010) is 37.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Black 2TB (2010) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Write Speed 111MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 104MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,501 samples)
Min Avg Max
85.6 Read 128 164
74.9 Write 111 139
27.2 Mixed 104 136
85.8% 114 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.45 4K Read 0.82 1.21
1.7 4K Write 2.33 2.84
0.29 4K Mixed 0.42 0.55
124% 1.19 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1TB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 156
Write 124
Mixed 119
100% 133 MB/s
4K Read 1.15
4K Write 2.34
4K Mixed 0.49
145% 1.33 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 149
Write 120
Mixed 115
96% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 2.65
4K Mixed 0.51
136% 1.3 MB/s
449GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 153
Write 114
Mixed 106
93% 124 MB/s
4K Read 1.03
4K Write 2.34
4K Mixed 0.43
134% 1.27 MB/s
870GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 135
Write 112
Mixed 104
88% 117 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 2.22
4K Mixed 0.35
103% 1.04 MB/s
202GB free
Firmware: 05.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 113
Write 104
Mixed 105
81% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 2.06
4K Mixed 0.49
121% 1.08 MB/s
461GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 87
Write 94.5
Mixed 91.5
69% 91 MB/s
4K Read 1.12
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.47
140% 1.27 MB/s
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Desktop
Desktop 73%
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Workstation
Workstation 66%
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Motherboard: Asus RAMPAGE IV EXTREME - $589

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $1,699

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