Average Bench: 78.5% (91st of 1002)

Based on 145 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD2001FFSX-68JNU, WDC WD20 01FFSX-68JNUN0, WDC WD2001FFSX-68JNUN0, WD WD2001FFSX-68JNU

Good average bench

The WD Red Pro 2TB (2014) averaged 21.5% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WD Red Pro 2TB (2014) near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.58MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 144MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Red Pro 2TB (2014) is 38.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Red Pro 2TB (2014) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.73MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.27MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 145 samples)
Min Avg Max
103 Read 144 189
94.6 Write 129 153
86.1 Mixed 123 148
99.2% 132 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.73 0.97
0.59 4K Write 2.58 3.24
0.2 4K Mixed 0.27 0.36
109% 1.19 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
370GB free
Firmware: 81.00A81 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 140
Write 124
Mixed 111
94% 125 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 2.71
4K Mixed 0.22
95% 1.14 MB/s
868GB free
Firmware: 81.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 102
Write 115
Mixed 108
82% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 1.32
4K Mixed 0.28
60% 0.57 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 8,760,799 HDDs tested.

 Prices

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Typical Red Pro 2TB (2014) Builds (Compare 1,320 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z170 MARK 1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $1,217

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