Average Bench: 105% (4th of 984)

Based on 73 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD6002FFWX-68TZ4N0, WDC WD6002FFWX-6, WDC WD60 02FFWX-68TZ4N0

Outstanding average bench

The WD Red Pro 6TB (2015) averaged 4.7% 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 3.8MB/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 35.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Red Pro 6TB (2015) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.9MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 179MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 73 samples)
Min Avg Max
150 Read 186 213
145 Write 179 208
131 Mixed 169 194
134% 178 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.68 4K Read 0.9 1.05
2.6 4K Write 3.8 4.95
0.36 4K Mixed 0.53 0.71
166% 1.74 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.H Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 203
Write 205
Mixed 218
158% 209 MB/s
4K Read 0.98
4K Write 5.62
4K Mixed 0.6
212% 2.4 MB/s
5TB free
Firmware: 83.H0A83 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 200
Write 180
Mixed 178
140% 186 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 4.59
4K Mixed 0.47
168% 1.94 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: 0A83 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 193
Write 186
Mixed 162
135% 180 MB/s
4K Read 0.79
4K Write 4.57
4K Mixed 0.54
178% 1.97 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: 83.H0A83 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 183
Write 182
Mixed 170
134% 178 MB/s
4K Read 1.02
4K Write 4.87
4K Mixed 0.56
195% 2.15 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 172
Write 158
Mixed 163
124% 164 MB/s
4K Read 0.86
4K Write 2.87
4K Mixed 0.48
143% 1.4 MB/s
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Typical Red Pro 6TB (2015) Builds (Compare 876 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
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Workstation
Workstation 69%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-UD5-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $1,132

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