Average Bench: 87.4% (41st of 979)

more Based on 21,572 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 12.6% 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 2.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.92MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Black 1TB (2013) is 43.4%. 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 0.29MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 146MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 21,572 samples)
Min Avg Max
112 Read 159 199
101 Write 146 180
94.4 Mixed 136 166
110% 147 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.42 4K Read 0.92 1.33
1.18 4K Write 2.3 2.83
0.19 4K Mixed 0.29 0.37
113% 1.17 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
917GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 200
Write 168
Mixed 160
132% 176 MB/s
4K Read 1.32
4K Write 2.43
4K Mixed 0.23
126% 1.33 MB/s
881GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 189
Write 172
Mixed 163
131% 175 MB/s
4K Read 1.13
4K Write 2.59
4K Mixed 0.35
134% 1.36 MB/s
783GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 196
Write 161
Mixed 159
129% 172 MB/s
4K Read 1.05
4K Write 2.85
4K Mixed 0.35
136% 1.42 MB/s
690GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 172
Write 150
Mixed 155
120% 159 MB/s
4K Read 0.79
4K Write 2.35
4K Mixed 0.21
100% 1.12 MB/s
735GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 156
Write 165
Mixed 150
118% 157 MB/s
4K Read 1.27
4K Write 2.79
4K Mixed 0.35
144% 1.47 MB/s
129GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 107
Write 118
Mixed 114
85% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 1.98
4K Mixed 0.22
91% 0.97 MB/s
734GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 66
Write 159
Mixed 142
93% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 1.91
4K Mixed 0.22
81% 0.88 MB/s
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Gaming 64%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917) - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $972

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