Average Bench: 87.3% (40th of 979)

more Based on 23,226 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD1003FZEX-00MK2A0, WDC WD10 03FZEX-00MK2, WDC WD10 03FZEX-00RLFA0, WDC WD10 03FZEX-00K3CA0, WDC WD1003FZEX-0, WDC WD1003FZEX-00RLFA0, WDC WD1003FZEX-00K3C, WDC WD1003FZEX-00K3CA0, WDC WD1003FZEX-22RKKA0, WDC WD1003FZEX-00S3DA0, WDC WD1003FZEX-00MK2, WDC WD10 03FZEX-00MK2A0, WDC WD1003FZEX-00RLF, WDC WD10 03FZEX-00K3C, WD1003FZEX-00MK

Very good average bench

The WD Black 1TB (2013) averaged just 12.7% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WD Black 1TB (2013) near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.29MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.91MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Black 1TB (2013) is 43.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Black 1TB (2013) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.28MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 146MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 23,226 samples)
Min Avg Max
108 Read 159 199
105 Write 146 178
96.1 Mixed 136 165
110% 147 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.38 4K Read 0.91 1.32
1.26 4K Write 2.29 2.82
0.16 4K Mixed 0.28 0.37
112% 1.16 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
855GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 184
Write 172
Mixed 155
128% 170 MB/s
4K Read 1.28
4K Write 2.47
4K Mixed 0.25
128% 1.34 MB/s
726GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 183
Write 162
Mixed 146
123% 164 MB/s
4K Read 0.76
4K Write 2.31
4K Mixed 0.32
110% 1.13 MB/s
855GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 178
Write 166
Mixed 158
126% 167 MB/s
4K Read 1.22
4K Write 2.43
4K Mixed 0.35
135% 1.33 MB/s
767GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 156
Write 156
Mixed 156
117% 156 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.39
4K Mixed 0.22
106% 1.17 MB/s
577GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 158
Write 140
Mixed 141
110% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 2.53
4K Mixed 0.22
99% 1.13 MB/s
499GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 142
Write 145
Mixed 135
106% 141 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 2.38
4K Mixed 0.26
104% 1.13 MB/s
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Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917) - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $981

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