Average Bench: 75.5% (91st of 979)

more Based on 493 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 24.4% 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 35.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Re 2TB (2012) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


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

Average Bench

(Based on 493 samples)
Min Avg Max
94.5 Read 135 166
88.5 Write 128 152
80.1 Mixed 121 149
96.1% 128 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.37 4K Read 0.7 0.92
2.01 4K Write 2.84 3.41
0.32 4K Mixed 0.52 0.71
139% 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: 01.01K02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 155
Write 143
Mixed 111
102% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.59
4K Write 2.75
4K Mixed 0.44
124% 1.26 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01K03 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 134
Write 134
Mixed 134
101% 134 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 3.07
4K Mixed 0.57
153% 1.47 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01K01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 121
Write 114
Mixed 87.9
80% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.09
4K Write 0.56
4K Mixed 0.18
34% 0.28 MB/s
419GB free
Firmware: 01.01K03 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 118
Write 113
Mixed 118
88% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 2.58
4K Mixed 0.42
123% 1.23 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 04.05G09 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Read 106
Write 102
Mixed 102
78% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.92
4K Write 2.49
4K Mixed 0.39
127% 1.26 MB/s
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Desktop 86%
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Workstation 68%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $187

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Outstanding Total price: $1,224

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