Average Bench: 83% (56th of 979)

more Based on 85 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 17.0% 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 129MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Se 3TB (2013) is 29.9%. 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 0.71MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 85 samples)
Min Avg Max
120 Read 150 182
103 Write 140 165
85.1 Mixed 129 157
105% 139 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.37 4K Read 0.71 0.98
0.62 4K Write 2.66 3.36
0.18 4K Mixed 0.27 0.35
109% 1.21 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3TB free
Firmware: 01.01A02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 157
Write 159
Mixed 143
115% 153 MB/s
4K Read 1.06
4K Write 3.42
4K Mixed 0.31
142% 1.6 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 01.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 157
Write 156
Mixed 150
116% 154 MB/s
4K Read 0.76
4K Write 2.95
4K Mixed 0.27
116% 1.33 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 152
Write 158
Mixed 151
116% 154 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 3.33
4K Mixed 0.31
125% 1.45 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 3,461,541 HDDs tested.


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Typical Se 3TB (2013) Builds (Compare 270 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 114%
Desktop 116%
Workstation 101%


EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $1,577

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