Average Bench: 104% (5th of 983)

Based on 57 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD6002FFWX-68TZ4N0, WDC WD6002FFWX-6, WDC WD60 02FFWX-68TZ4N0

Outstanding average bench

The WD Red Pro 6TB (2015) averaged 3.6% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WD Red Pro 6TB (2015) near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 3.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.53MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Red Pro 6TB (2015) is 33.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the WD Red Pro 6TB (2015) performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.89MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 177MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 57 samples)
Min Avg Max
146 Read 184 211
144 Write 177 208
115 Mixed 167 193
132% 176 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.64 4K Read 0.89 1.04
2.23 4K Write 3.7 4.69
0.35 4K Mixed 0.53 0.72
164% 1.71 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
5.5TB free
Firmware: 83.H0A83 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 207
Write 195
Mixed 187
148% 197 MB/s
4K Read 0.99
4K Write 2.72
4K Mixed 0.68
167% 1.46 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: 83.H0A83 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 174
Write 177
Mixed 156
127% 169 MB/s
4K Read 0.79
4K Write 4.52
4K Mixed 0.34
154% 1.88 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: 83.H0A83 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 176
Write 175
Mixed 163
129% 171 MB/s
4K Read 0.76
4K Write 3.78
4K Mixed 0.48
155% 1.67 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 83.H0A83 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 164
Write 154
Mixed 144
116% 154 MB/s
4K Read 0.87
4K Write 3.45
4K Mixed 0.58
165% 1.64 MB/s
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Typical Red Pro 6TB (2015) Builds (Compare 809 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-UD5-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $1,101

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