Average Bench: 75.7% (103rd of 1002)

more Based on 1,140 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 24.3% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.51MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.72MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Re 2TB (2012) is 33.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the WD Re 2TB (2012) performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.68MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 128MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,140 samples)
Min Avg Max
96.3 Read 136 168
92.4 Write 128 152
80.4 Mixed 122 148
96.7% 129 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.27 4K Read 0.68 0.9
1.1 4K Write 2.72 3.39
0.29 4K Mixed 0.51 0.7
135% 1.31 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: 01.01KF2 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 146
Write 152
Mixed 142
110% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.78
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 0.58
149% 1.39 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: KF06 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 139
Write 145
Mixed 139
106% 141 MB/s
4K Read 0.88
4K Write 3.09
4K Mixed 0.53
153% 1.5 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 01.01K03 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 146
Write 128
Mixed 138
104% 137 MB/s
4K Read 0.78
4K Write 2.96
4K Mixed 0.44
136% 1.39 MB/s
880GB free
Firmware: 01.01K03 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 136
Write 138
Mixed 130
101% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 1.83
4K Mixed 0.39
104% 0.95 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01K03 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 148
Write 117
Mixed 129
99% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 0.37
112% 1.19 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01K01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 128
Write 135
Mixed 95.7
89% 119 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.78
4K Mixed 0.49
135% 1.32 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 01.01K02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 139
Write 122
Mixed 118
95% 126 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 2.23
4K Mixed 0.32
99% 1.02 MB/s
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Typical Re 2TB (2012) Builds (Compare 2,001 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H61M-DS2 - $69

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $227

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