Average Bench: 83% (59th of 984)

more Based on 124 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD3000F9YZ-0, WDC WD3000F9YZ-09N20, WDC WD3000F9YZ-09N20L1, WDC WD30 00F9YZ-09N20L1, WDC WD3000F9YZ-09N20L0, WDC WD30 00F9YZ-09N20L0

Very good average bench

The WD Se 3TB (2013) averaged just 16.9% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WD Se 3TB (2013) near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.67MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 131MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Se 3TB (2013) is 31.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the WD Se 3TB (2013) performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.27MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.73MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 124 samples)
Min Avg Max
118 Read 149 181
107 Write 140 165
89.1 Mixed 131 159
105% 140 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.37 4K Read 0.73 0.98
0.89 4K Write 2.67 3.36
0.18 4K Mixed 0.27 0.35
110% 1.22 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 152
Write 155
Mixed 154
116% 154 MB/s
4K Read 0.79
4K Write 3.01
4K Mixed 0.25
117% 1.35 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 148
Write 150
Mixed 149
112% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.95
4K Write 2.99
4K Mixed 0.34
133% 1.43 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 133
Write 136
Mixed 115
96% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.87
4K Write 2.48
4K Mixed 0.25
110% 1.2 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 01.01A02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 156
Write 113
Mixed 116
96% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.86
4K Write 2.48
4K Mixed 0.23
108% 1.19 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 5,731,449 HDDs tested.


AmazonUS $300.0014 days ago.
NeweggUS $382.971 month ago.
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Typical Se 3TB (2013) Builds (Compare 366 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 113%
Desktop 115%
Workstation 101%


EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 104% - Outstanding Total price: $1,275

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