Average Bench: 83% (58th of 984)

more Based on 164 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.

Strengths

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 33%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the WD Se 3TB (2013) performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.27MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.72MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 164 samples)
Min Avg Max
113 Read 149 182
104 Write 140 164
90.8 Mixed 131 159
105% 140 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.38 4K Read 0.72 0.98
1.37 4K Write 2.67 3.33
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%
422GB free
Firmware: 01.01A02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 188
Write 163
Mixed 119
117% 157 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 2.89
4K Mixed 0.21
106% 1.27 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 163
Write 163
Mixed 150
119% 159 MB/s
4K Read 0.95
4K Write 2.75
4K Mixed 0.25
118% 1.32 MB/s
956GB free
Firmware: 01.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 181
Write 145
Mixed 154
120% 160 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 2.67
4K Mixed 0.18
93% 1.14 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 148
Write 153
Mixed 146
112% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 2.95
4K Mixed 0.19
101% 1.25 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 146
Write 123
Mixed 114
96% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 2.83
4K Mixed 0.3
106% 1.2 MB/s
868GB free
Firmware: 01.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 147
Write 118
Mixed 136
101% 134 MB/s
4K Read 0.59
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 0.23
102% 1.21 MB/s
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Typical Se 3TB (2013) Builds (Compare 471 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 113%
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Desktop
Desktop 114%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 101%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI X99A GODLIKE GAMING CARBON (MS-7883)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $1,590

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