Average Bench: 77.8% (98th of 1010)

Based on 174 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 22.1% 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 2.59MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.33MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Red Pro 2TB (2014) is 38%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Red Pro 2TB (2014) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 115MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 128MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 174 samples)
Min Avg Max
102 Read 143 189
91.2 Write 128 153
79.6 Mixed 119 148
58.5 SusWrite 115 159
93.9% 126 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.37 4K Read 0.74 0.98
0.67 4K Write 2.59 3.25
0.2 4K Mixed 0.33 1
115% 1.22 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
118GB free
Firmware: 81.00A81
SusWrite @10s intervals: 157 159 159 159 159 161 MB/s
Read 165
Write 151
Mixed 97.1
SusWrite 159
105% 143 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
203% 1.57 MB/s
911GB free
Firmware: 81.00A81
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 124 123 123 122 124 MB/s
Read 138
Write 123
Mixed 80
SusWrite 123
85% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 1.1
211% 1.67 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 81.00A81
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 123 122 122 125 125 MB/s
Read 122
Write 116
Mixed 87.3
SusWrite 123
83% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 3.5
4K Mixed 1
205% 1.73 MB/s
161GB free
Firmware: 81.00A81
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 114 111 112 123 137 MB/s
Read 122
Write 124
Mixed 81.3
SusWrite 117
82% 111 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
185% 1.37 MB/s
522GB free
Firmware: 81.00A81
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 119 119 120 120 121 MB/s
Read 112
Write 66.9
Mixed 76.5
SusWrite 120
69% 93.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
194% 1.5 MB/s
328GB free
Firmware: 81.00A81
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 102 100 99 101 101 MB/s
Read 102
Write 96.8
Mixed 73
SusWrite 101
69% 93.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1
200% 1.6 MB/s
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Typical Red Pro 2TB (2014) Builds (Compare 1,258 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI X99A GAMING 7 (MS-7885)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $978

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