Average Bench: 83.3% (68th of 1002)

more Based on 201 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD3000F9YZ-0, WD3000F9YZ-09N20L0, 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 16.7% 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 2.69MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 132MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Se 3TB (2013) is 30.5%. 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 201 samples)
Min Avg Max
114 Read 149 182
107 Write 141 165
93.1 Mixed 132 159
106% 141 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.38 4K Read 0.73 0.98
1.56 4K Write 2.69 3.32
0.18 4K Mixed 0.27 0.35
110% 1.23 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
116GB free
Firmware: 01.01A02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 184
Write 152
Mixed 147
121% 161 MB/s
4K Read 0.83
4K Write 3.06
4K Mixed 0.24
118% 1.38 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 01.01A02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 168
Write 144
Mixed 139
113% 150 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 2.87
4K Mixed 0.21
97% 1.19 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 124
Write 136
Mixed 112
93% 124 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 2.62
4K Mixed 0.3
109% 1.19 MB/s
825GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 115
Write 123
Mixed 107
86% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.42
4K Mixed 0.17
85% 1.03 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,727,707 HDDs tested.


AmazonUS $23027 days
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Typical Se 3TB (2013) Builds (Compare 609 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 113%
Desktop 114%
Workstation 101%


EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $1,546

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