Average Bench: 80.5% (85th of 1002)

more Based on 532 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, 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

Very good average bench

The WD Re 4TB (2012) averaged just 19.5% 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.

Strengths

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 38.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Re 4TB (2012) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.74MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 136MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 532 samples)
Min Avg Max
102 Read 145 179
92.9 Write 136 163
85.8 Mixed 130 158
103% 137 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.46 4K Read 0.74 0.92
1.97 4K Write 2.88 3.41
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%
2TB free
Firmware: 01.01K01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 168
Write 150
Mixed 144
116% 154 MB/s
4K Read 0.92
4K Write 2.98
4K Mixed 0.64
164% 1.51 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 01.01K01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 154
Write 161
Mixed 145
115% 153 MB/s
4K Read 0.88
4K Write 2.73
4K Mixed 0.4
132% 1.34 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01K01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 153
Write 160
Mixed 122
108% 145 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.97
4K Mixed 0.48
142% 1.42 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 01.01K03 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 148
Write 130
Mixed 134
103% 137 MB/s
4K Read 0.79
4K Write 2.89
4K Mixed 0.6
153% 1.43 MB/s
627GB free
Firmware: 01.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 146
Write 115
Mixed 125
97% 129 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 2.83
4K Mixed 0.51
131% 1.29 MB/s
172GB free
Firmware: 01.01K01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 91.1
Write 95.2
Mixed 94.8
71% 93.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 3.04
4K Mixed 0.58
152% 1.46 MB/s
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Typical Re 4TB (2012) Builds (Compare 2,690 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus RAMPAGE IV EXTREME - $589

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $1,829

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