Average Bench: 75.9% (102nd of 1002)

more Based on 1,148 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD60EZRX-00MVLB1, WDC WD60EZRX-22KH5B1, WDC WD60EZRX-11NWHB1, WDC WD60EZRX-00MVLB0, 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 2.22MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 119MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 6TB (2014) is 41%. 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 0.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,148 samples)
Min Avg Max
93.1 Read 136 180
86.7 Write 129 165
79.4 Mixed 119 152
96.2% 128 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.38 4K Read 0.7 1.06
1.16 4K Write 2.22 2.82
0.16 4K Mixed 0.24 0.31
97.2% 1.05 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 151
Write 155
Mixed 94.7
99% 134 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 2.29
4K Mixed 0.28
101% 1.08 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 155
Write 140
Mixed 114
102% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.18
81% 0.93 MB/s
820GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5700 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 118
Write 163
Mixed 154
110% 145 MB/s
4K Read 0.37
4K Write 2.62
4K Mixed 0.25
91% 1.08 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5700 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 119
Write 109
Mixed 105
83% 111 MB/s
4K Read 0.89
4K Write 2.16
4K Mixed 0.28
108% 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 112
Write 99.1
Mixed 98.1
78% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.04
4K Mixed 0.19
79% 0.91 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5700 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 120
Write 88.7
Mixed 94.6
76% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 2.27
4K Mixed 0.19
94% 1.07 MB/s
797GB free
Firmware: 80.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5700 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 113
Write 91.2
Mixed 95.5
75% 99.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.79
4K Write 2.57
4K Mixed 0.19
101% 1.18 MB/s
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Approx. $223 @ launch in Jun '14
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Gaming 111%
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Desktop 108%
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Workstation 95%
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Motherboard: Asus RAMPAGE V EXTREME - $339

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $2,034

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