Average Bench: 78.5% (91st of 1002)

Based on 160 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 21.4% 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 2.57MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 145MB/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 160 samples)
Min Avg Max
104 Read 145 189
94.5 Write 129 153
85.5 Mixed 123 148
99.3% 132 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.35 4K Read 0.73 0.96
0.7 4K Write 2.57 3.23
0.2 4K Mixed 0.27 0.36
108% 1.19 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free
Firmware: 81.00A81 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 197
Write 147
Mixed 144
122% 163 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 0.22
103% 1.18 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0A81 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 189
Write 128
Mixed 138
114% 152 MB/s
4K Read 0.93
4K Write 2.57
4K Mixed 0.34
124% 1.28 MB/s
888GB free
Firmware: 81.00A81 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 179
Write 122
Mixed 128
107% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 2.68
4K Mixed 0.3
115% 1.25 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0A81 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 138
Write 120
Mixed 131
98% 130 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 2.63
4K Mixed 0.26
108% 1.21 MB/s
761GB free
Firmware: 81.00A81 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 121
Write 128
Mixed 130
95% 126 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 2.63
4K Mixed 0.26
100% 1.14 MB/s
10GB free
Firmware: 81.00A81 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 109
Write 76
Mixed 78.6
66% 88 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.42
4K Mixed 0.3
103% 1.11 MB/s
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 Prices

BHPhotoUS $14022 months
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Typical Red Pro 2TB (2014) Builds (Compare 1,447 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: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,153

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