Average Bench: 103% (3rd of 1002)

Based on 222 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD6002FRYZ-01WD5, WDC WD60 02FRYZ-01WD5B0, WDC WD6002FRYZ-0, WDC WD6002FRYZ-01WD5B0, WDC WD6002FRYZ-01WD5B1

Outstanding average bench

The WD WD6002FRYZ-01WD5 6TB averaged 2.8% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WD WD6002FRYZ-01WD5 6TB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 3.67MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.5MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD WD6002FRYZ-01WD5 6TB is 45.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD WD6002FRYZ-01WD5 6TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.9MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 175MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 222 samples)
Min Avg Max
128 Read 183 216
120 Write 175 209
111 Mixed 165 200
131% 174 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.52 4K Read 0.9 1.07
2.25 4K Write 3.67 4.69
0.28 4K Mixed 0.5 0.71
161% 1.69 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
5.5TB free
Firmware: 01.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 196
Write 210
Mixed 182
147% 196 MB/s
4K Read 0.98
4K Write 3.31
4K Mixed 0.53
162% 1.61 MB/s
5.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01M03 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 199
Write 183
Mixed 187
143% 190 MB/s
4K Read 0.87
4K Write 3.88
4K Mixed 0.59
174% 1.78 MB/s
4.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01M02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 188
Write 189
Mixed 159
134% 178 MB/s
4K Read 0.96
4K Write 5.02
4K Mixed 0.56
194% 2.18 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 01.01M03 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 172
Write 180
Mixed 139
122% 164 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 3.67
4K Mixed 0.48
147% 1.59 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: 01.01M02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 164
Write 161
Mixed 150
119% 159 MB/s
4K Read 0.97
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 0.6
160% 1.49 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,216,491 HDDs tested.

Typical WD6002FRYZ-01WD5 6TB Builds (Compare 2,958 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING/AURA

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,081

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8 months ago.

Even if the WD Black is faster when reading, the failure rate extem is high. WD Gold T6 slightly more expensive than conventional WD HDD, but the operating time makes it all back again, the warranty is much better, so only suitable for workstations and servers.

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