Average Bench: 102% (8th of 1010)

Based on 234 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD6002FFWX-68TZ4N0, WDC WD6002FFWX-6, WDC WD60 02FFWX-68TZ4, 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 3.71MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.53MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Red Pro 6TB (2015) is 42.1%. 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 0.88MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 175MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 234 samples)
Min Avg Max
126 Read 182 213
124 Write 175 209
79.4 Mixed 156 193
161 SusWrite 187 214
130% 175 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.51 4K Read 0.88 1.06
2.25 4K Write 3.71 5.35
0.34 4K Mixed 0.53 0.71
164% 1.71 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
5TB free
Firmware: 83.H0A83
SusWrite @10s intervals: 212 206 214 217 206 210 MB/s
Read 220
Write 225
Mixed 85.4
SusWrite 211
135% 185 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 4.7
4K Mixed 0.8
218% 2.17 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: 83.H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 183 186 182 189 187 186 MB/s
Read 209
Write 214
Mixed 90.2
SusWrite 186
127% 175 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.9
4K Mixed 0.8
244% 2.6 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 10,578,611 HDDs tested.

 Prices

NeweggUS $23319 days
AmazonUS $24919 mins
BHPhotoUS $25014 hrs
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Typical Red Pro 6TB (2015) Builds (Compare 921 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-UD5-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $1,040

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