Average Bench: 75.8% (87th of 984)

more Based on 822 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD2000FYYZ-5, WD2000FYYZ-01UL1, 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 24.1% 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 0.51MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.75MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Re 2TB (2012) is 35.7%. 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 0.69MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 128MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 822 samples)
Min Avg Max
95.7 Read 136 172
89.4 Write 128 152
82 Mixed 122 149
96.7% 129 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.27 4K Read 0.69 0.9
1.34 4K Write 2.75 3.41
0.29 4K Mixed 0.51 0.7
136% 1.32 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 148
Write 147
Mixed 146
111% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.86
4K Write 3.41
4K Mixed 0.61
166% 1.63 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 01.01K03 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 144
Write 150
Mixed 141
109% 145 MB/s
4K Read 0.82
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 0.61
158% 1.48 MB/s
568GB free
Firmware: 01.01K03 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 145
Write 129
Mixed 124
100% 133 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 2.36
4K Mixed 0.47
126% 1.19 MB/s
856GB free
Firmware: 01.01K03 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 136
Write 130
Mixed 131
100% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.74
4K Mixed 0.41
117% 1.22 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01K03 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 110
Write 117
Mixed 98
81% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.78
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.5
132% 1.23 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,760,868 HDDs tested.


AmazonUS $7517 mins
EbayUS $8037 secs
BHPhotoUS $16519 months
NeweggUS $2503 days
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Typical Re 2TB (2012) Builds (Compare 10,152 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 106%
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $168

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,315

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