Average Bench: 104% (3rd of 984)

Based on 156 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 3.6% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 3.67MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.52MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD WD6002FRYZ-01WD5 6TB is 40.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD WD6002FRYZ-01WD5 6TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.91MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 176MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 156 samples)
Min Avg Max
134 Read 184 216
122 Write 176 209
102 Mixed 166 200
132% 176 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.55 4K Read 0.91 1.07
2.14 4K Write 3.67 4.7
0.3 4K Mixed 0.52 0.72
163% 1.7 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
4.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01M03 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 216
Write 205
Mixed 200
156% 207 MB/s
4K Read 0.89
4K Write 3.99
4K Mixed 0.53
170% 1.81 MB/s
5.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01M03 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 208
Write 199
Mixed 184
148% 197 MB/s
4K Read 1.02
4K Write 3.33
4K Mixed 0.47
157% 1.61 MB/s
4TB free
Firmware: 01.01M02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 206
Write 192
Mixed 188
147% 195 MB/s
4K Read 0.95
4K Write 2.13
4K Mixed 0.72
158% 1.26 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 01.01M03 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 172
Write 171
Mixed 146
122% 163 MB/s
4K Read 1.04
4K Write 3.45
4K Mixed 0.42
154% 1.64 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01M02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 151
Write 151
Mixed 146
112% 149 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 3.62
4K Mixed 0.39
152% 1.67 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: 01.01M02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 150
Write 146
Mixed 146
111% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.96
4K Write 3.31
4K Mixed 0.48
155% 1.58 MB/s
4.5TB free
Firmware: 1M02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 94.4
Write 108
Mixed 116
80% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.83
4K Write 2.14
4K Mixed 0.47
127% 1.15 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,810,075 HDDs tested.

Typical WD6002FRYZ-01WD5 6TB Builds (Compare 2,657 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING/AURA

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Very good Total price: $1,037

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 Comments

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Excellent

5 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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