Average Bench: 80.2% (85th of 1002)

more Based on 580 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD4000FYYZ-01UL1B0, WDC WD40 00FYYZ-03UL1B2, WDC WD4000FYYZ-03UL1, WDC WD4000FYYZ-0, WDC WD4000FYYZ-01UL1, WDC WD4000FYYZ-70DJ3B0, WDC WD40 00FYYZ-01UL1B2, WDC WD40 00FYYZ-01UL1B1, WDC WD40 00FYYZ-01UL1B3, 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-48J7HB3, WDC WD4000FYYZ-03UL1B3, WDC WD4000FYYZ-03UL1B1, WDC WD4000FYYZ-48J7H, WDC WD4000FYYZ-8

Very good average bench

The WD Re 4TB (2012) averaged just 19.8% 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 2.88MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Re 4TB (2012) is 37.8%. 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 0.74MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 135MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 580 samples)
Min Avg Max
101 Read 144 179
92.4 Write 135 163
82.8 Mixed 129 158
102% 136 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.46 4K Read 0.74 0.93
1.96 4K Write 2.88 3.42
0.34 4K Mixed 0.55 0.71
145% 1.39 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
671GB free
Firmware: 1K02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 181
Write 121
Mixed 134
109% 145 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 2.56
4K Mixed 0.4
112% 1.15 MB/s
693GB free
Firmware: 1K02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 181
Write 119
Mixed 131
108% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.69
4K Mixed 0.6
137% 1.26 MB/s
143GB free
Firmware: 01.01K04 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 159
Write 129
Mixed 129
104% 139 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 3.15
4K Mixed 0.42
133% 1.41 MB/s
671GB free
Firmware: 1K02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 169
Write 118
Mixed 126
103% 138 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 2.67
4K Mixed 0.38
112% 1.18 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,626,644 HDDs tested.


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Gaming 102%
Desktop 73%
Workstation 69%
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Motherboard: Asus RAMPAGE IV EXTREME - $589

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $1,803

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