Average Bench: 86.8% (41st of 979)

more Based on 26,248 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 13.2% 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. Sequential Read Speed 158MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Black 1TB (2013) is 44.4%. 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 144MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 26,248 samples)
Min Avg Max
106 Read 158 201
100 Write 144 179
91.8 Mixed 135 165
109% 146 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.9 1.32
1.43 4K Write 2.29 2.81
0.18 4K Mixed 0.29 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%
442GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 191
Write 166
Mixed 147
126% 168 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 2.72
4K Mixed 0.3
116% 1.27 MB/s
795GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 159
Write 156
Mixed 90.3
100% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 2.04
4K Mixed 0.25
96% 1 MB/s
532GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 153
Write 123
Mixed 124
100% 133 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 2.14
4K Mixed 0.33
96% 0.98 MB/s
610GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 135
Write 119
Mixed 108
91% 121 MB/s
4K Read 1.15
4K Write 2.44
4K Mixed 0.25
121% 1.28 MB/s
263GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 106
Write 113
Mixed 109
83% 110 MB/s
4K Read 1.05
4K Write 2.42
4K Mixed 0.33
125% 1.27 MB/s
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Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $991

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