Average Bench: 103% (4th of 984)

Based on 95 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 2.6% 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 3.69MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.51MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Red Pro 6TB (2015) is 37.9%. 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 0.87MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 175MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 95 samples)
Min Avg Max
128 Read 182 213
133 Write 175 208
112 Mixed 164 194
131% 174 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.56 4K Read 0.87 1.05
2.1 4K Write 3.69 4.81
0.27 4K Mixed 0.51 0.71
161% 1.69 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
4TB free
Firmware: 83.H0A83 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 208
Write 200
Mixed 197
152% 202 MB/s
4K Read 1.07
4K Write 4.48
4K Mixed 0.61
195% 2.05 MB/s
5.5TB free
Firmware: 83.H0A83 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 206
Write 200
Mixed 184
148% 197 MB/s
4K Read 1.07
4K Write 3.37
4K Mixed 0.61
175% 1.68 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 182
Mixed 161
130% 173 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 3.56
4K Mixed 0.44
139% 1.53 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 167
Write 143
Mixed 139
112% 150 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 3.96
4K Mixed 0.28
126% 1.59 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 163
Write 142
Mixed 171
120% 159 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 3.32
4K Mixed 0.49
147% 1.52 MB/s
551GB free
Firmware: 83.H Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 126
Write 111
Mixed 130
92% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 2.57
4K Mixed 0.45
126% 1.23 MB/s
586GB free
Firmware: 83.H0A83 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 92.6
Write 81.5
Mixed 73.5
62% 82.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 2.47
4K Mixed 0.18
89% 1.07 MB/s
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Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-UD5-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $1,169

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