Average Bench: 83% (60th of 984)

more Based on 115 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 2.66MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 130MB/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 0.72MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 115 samples)
Min Avg Max
117 Read 149 181
106 Write 140 166
88 Mixed 130 159
105% 140 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.37 4K Read 0.72 0.98
0.64 4K Write 2.66 3.37
0.18 4K Mixed 0.27 0.35
109% 1.22 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: 01.01A02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 180
Write 150
Mixed 136
116% 155 MB/s
4K Read 0.81
4K Write 2.82
4K Mixed 0.23
112% 1.29 MB/s
725GB free
Firmware: 01.01A02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 171
Write 131
Mixed 132
109% 145 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 2.77
4K Mixed 0.26
102% 1.18 MB/s
917GB free
Firmware: 01.01A02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 125
Write 125
Mixed 122
93% 124 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 0.65
4K Mixed 0.22
64% 0.51 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 5,009,192 HDDs tested.


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Typical Se 3TB (2013) Builds (Compare 414 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 113%
Desktop 116%
Workstation 103%


EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 109% - Outstanding Total price: $1,218

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