Average Bench: 75.5% (88th of 979)

more Based on 392 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD2000FYYZ-5, WDC WD2000FYYZ-01UL1, WDC WD20 00FYYZ-01UL1, WDC WD2000FYYZ-01UL1B0, WDC WD2000FYYZ-50UL1B0, WDC WD2000FYYZ-01UL1B2, WDC WD2000FYYZ-01UL1B1, WDC WD2000FYYZ-0, WDC WD2000FYYZ-48J7HB1, WDC WD2000FYYZ-01UL1B3, WDC WD2000FYYZ-03UL1B2, WDC WD20 00FYYZ-01UL1B0, WDC WD20 00FYYZ-01UL1B2, WDC WD20 00FYYZ-01UL1B1, WDC WD2000FYYZ-05UL1B0

Good average bench

The WD Re 2TB (2012) averaged 24.5% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WD Re 2TB (2012) near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.52MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.84MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Re 2TB (2012) is 34.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the WD Re 2TB (2012) performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.7MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 128MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 392 samples)
Min Avg Max
92.1 Read 135 164
88.3 Write 128 152
79.6 Mixed 120 149
96% 128 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.37 4K Read 0.7 0.92
1.95 4K Write 2.84 3.42
0.31 4K Mixed 0.52 0.71
140% 1.35 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: 01.01K03 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 150
Write 153
Mixed 143
112% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.79
4K Write 3.27
4K Mixed 0.75
177% 1.6 MB/s
637GB free
Firmware: 01.01K01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 149
Write 146
Mixed 140
109% 145 MB/s
4K Read 0.95
4K Write 3.23
4K Mixed 0.54
160% 1.57 MB/s
848GB free
Firmware: 01.0
Read 140
Write 123
Mixed 120
96% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 0.5
142% 1.47 MB/s
563GB free
Firmware: 01.01K02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 108
Write 106
Mixed 106
80% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 2.92
4K Mixed 0.62
154% 1.43 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 3,444,809 HDDs tested.


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Gaming 101%
Desktop 108%
Workstation 94%
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Motherboard: Asus RAMPAGE V EXTREME - $472

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,972

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