Average Bench: 75.9% (86th of 984)

Based on 1,013 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD60EZRX-00MVLB1, WDC WD60EZRX-22KH5B1, WDC WD60 EZRX-00MVLB1, WDC WD60EZRX-00M, WDC WD60EZRX-11MVLB1

Good average bench

The WD Green 6TB (2014) averaged 24.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WD Green 6TB (2014) near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.25MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 120MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 6TB (2014) is 45.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Green 6TB (2014) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.24MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.73MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,013 samples)
Min Avg Max
85.9 Read 136 180
84.5 Write 128 163
77.4 Mixed 120 154
96.3% 128 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.43 4K Read 0.73 1.07
1.23 4K Write 2.25 2.8
0.17 4K Mixed 0.24 0.31
99.4% 1.08 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5700 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 184
Write 142
Mixed 147
119% 158 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 2.56
4K Mixed 0.25
102% 1.15 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 139
Write 138
Mixed 137
104% 138 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 1.82
4K Mixed 0.2
83% 0.89 MB/s
79GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5700 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 146
Write 122
Mixed 114
95% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 2.35
4K Mixed 0.26
94% 1.05 MB/s
333GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5700 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 96.7
Write 165
Mixed 86.7
86% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.38
4K Write 2.06
4K Mixed 0.19
76% 0.88 MB/s
712GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5700 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 112
Write 131
Mixed 98.3
85% 114 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 0.87
4K Mixed 0.19
57% 0.51 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5700 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 115
Write 117
Mixed 117
88% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.24
4K Mixed 0.22
94% 1.05 MB/s
220GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5700 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 142
Write 85
Mixed 120
87% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 2.16
4K Mixed 0.22
87% 0.97 MB/s
8GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5700 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 102
Write 107
Mixed 113
81% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.39
4K Write 1.53
4K Mixed 0.14
60% 0.69 MB/s
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 Prices

Approx. $223 @ launch in Jun '14
OutletPCUS $21319 months
BHPhotoUS $2232 years
AmazonUS $35411 mins
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Typical Green 6TB (2014) Builds (Compare 3,008 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 111%
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Desktop
Desktop 107%
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Workstation
Workstation 95%
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Motherboard: Asus RAMPAGE V EXTREME - $344

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $2,066

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