Average Bench: 80.4% (69th of 984)

more Based on 391 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD4000FYYZ-01UL1B0, WDC WD40 00FYYZ-03UL1B2, WDC WD4000FYYZ-03UL1, WDC WD4000FYYZ-0, WDC WD4000FYYZ-01UL1, WDC WD40 00FYYZ-01UL1B2, WDC WD40 00FYYZ-01UL1B1, WD4000FYYZ-01UL1B0, WDC WD40 00FYYZ-01UL1B0, WDC WD4000FYYZ-36UL1B0, WDC WD4000FYYZ-01UL1B3, WDC WD4000FYYZ-05UL1B0, WDC WD4000FYYZ-01UL1B2, WDC WD4000FYYZ-01UL1B1, WDC WD4000FYYZ-50UL1B0, WDC WD4000FYYZ-03UL1B3, WDC WD4000FYYZ-03UL1B1, WDC WD4000FYYZ-48J7H

Very good average bench

The WD Re 4TB (2012) averaged just 19.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WD Re 4TB (2012) near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.55MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.89MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Re 4TB (2012) is 38.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Re 4TB (2012) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.75MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 135MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 391 samples)
Min Avg Max
103 Read 145 179
93 Write 135 163
86.4 Mixed 129 158
103% 136 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.44 4K Read 0.75 0.93
1.95 4K Write 2.89 3.46
0.33 4K Mixed 0.55 0.72
146% 1.4 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free
Firmware: 1K03 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 173
Write 151
Mixed 150
119% 158 MB/s
4K Read 0.82
4K Write 2.98
4K Mixed 0.66
162% 1.49 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01K02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 153
Write 117
Mixed 125
99% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.55
4K Mixed 0.35
106% 1.13 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 01.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 133
Write 134
Mixed 144
103% 137 MB/s
4K Read 0.86
4K Write 3.18
4K Mixed 0.61
162% 1.55 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01K01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 122
Write 84.9
Mixed 86.7
73% 97.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.23
4K Write 1.15
4K Mixed 0.19
52% 0.53 MB/s
214GB free
Firmware: 01.01K03 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 120
Write 75.3
Mixed 72.4
67% 89.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.14
4K Write 2.16
4K Mixed 0.18
66% 0.83 MB/s
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Gaming 25%
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 90%
Aircraft carrier

System: HP Z820 Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 115% - Outstanding Total price: $150

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