Average Bench: 69.6% (116th of 979)

more Based on 6,813 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 30.4% 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 2.31MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Black 2TB (2010) is 36.7%. 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 112MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 106MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,813 samples)
Min Avg Max
86.8 Read 130 173
76.7 Write 112 140
45.6 Mixed 106 135
87% 116 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.45 4K Read 0.82 1.21
1.29 4K Write 2.31 2.87
0.27 4K Mixed 0.42 0.55
123% 1.18 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 157
Write 141
Mixed 26.6
78% 108 MB/s
4K Read 1.18
4K Write 2.86
4K Mixed 0.5
158% 1.52 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 158
Write 127
Mixed 124
102% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.82
4K Write 2.49
4K Mixed 0.45
130% 1.25 MB/s
392GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 150
Write 112
Mixed 103
91% 122 MB/s
4K Read 1.02
4K Write 2.39
4K Mixed 0.37
128% 1.26 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 05.0
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 126
Write 128
Mixed 108
90% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 2.49
4K Mixed 0.43
118% 1.17 MB/s
562GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 106
Write 95.1
Mixed 98.1
75% 99.7 MB/s
4K Read 1.18
4K Write 2.33
4K Mixed 0.49
146% 1.33 MB/s
415GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 103
Write 93
Mixed 95.2
73% 97 MB/s
4K Read 1.09
4K Write 2.39
4K Mixed 0.48
143% 1.32 MB/s
381GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 93
Write 88.1
Mixed 87.4
67% 89.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.82
4K Write 1.66
4K Mixed 0.44
114% 0.97 MB/s
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Desktop
Desktop 68%
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Workstation
Workstation 41%
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Motherboard: Asrock Z77 Extreme4 - $147

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,007

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