Average Bench: 78.2% (76th of 979)

Based on 246 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD50EZRX-00MVLB1, WDC WD50EZRX-11NWHB1, WDC WD50EZRX-11MVLB1, WDC WD50 EZRX-00MVLB1, WDC WD50EZRX-00M

Good average bench

The WD Green 5TB (2014) averaged 21.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WD Green 5TB (2014) near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.33MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.81MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 5TB (2014) is 43%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Green 5TB (2014) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.26MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 132MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 246 samples)
Min Avg Max
96.4 Read 140 182
90.9 Write 132 164
84.1 Mixed 121 152
98.5% 131 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.42 4K Read 0.81 1.19
0.94 4K Write 2.33 2.86
0.18 4K Mixed 0.26 0.31
106% 1.13 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
4TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5700 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 178
Write 142
Mixed 143
116% 155 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 2.35
4K Mixed 0.26
102% 1.11 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5700 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 155
Write 139
Mixed 136
108% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 2.55
4K Mixed 0.26
108% 1.19 MB/s
360GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5700 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 158
Write 129
Mixed 127
104% 138 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.25
87% 0.9 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5700 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 132
Write 124
Mixed 123
95% 126 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 2.28
4K Mixed 0.18
90% 1.04 MB/s
434GB free
Firmware: 0A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5700 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 111
Write 133
Mixed 120
91% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 2.05
4K Mixed 0.23
82% 0.9 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5700 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 106
Write 108
Mixed 59.1
67% 91.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.91
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 0.3
121% 1.3 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5700 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 138
Write 16.9
Mixed 54.9
52% 69.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.23
98% 1.12 MB/s
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Desktop 54%
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Workstation 39%
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Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH X58

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Excellent Total price: $516

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