Average Bench: 102% (4th of 984)

Based on 134 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD6002FFWX-68TZ4N0, WDC WD6002FFWX-6, WDC WD60 02FFWX-68TZ4N0, WDC WD6002FFWX-68TZ4

Outstanding average bench

The WD Red Pro 6TB (2015) averaged 2.4% 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 3.68MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.51MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Red Pro 6TB (2015) is 47.9%. 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 0.88MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 175MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 134 samples)
Min Avg Max
126 Read 182 213
117 Write 175 208
112 Mixed 163 194
130% 173 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.54 4K Read 0.88 1.05
2.27 4K Write 3.68 4.88
0.33 4K Mixed 0.51 0.68
161% 1.69 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
5.5TB free
Firmware: 0004
4KALIGNED
Read 189
Write 177
Mixed 178
136% 181 MB/s
4K Read 0.91
4K Write 3.47
4K Mixed 0.57
165% 1.65 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 186
Write 179
Mixed 165
133% 177 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 3.16
4K Mixed 0.65
173% 1.6 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 83.H0A83 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 160
Write 147
Mixed 166
119% 158 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 4.33
4K Mixed 0.4
154% 1.81 MB/s
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Typical Red Pro 6TB (2015) Builds (Compare 702 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-UD5-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $1,208

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