Average Bench: 88% (39th of 1002)

Based on 138 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD3001FFSX-68JNUN0, WDC WD3001FFSX-68JNU, WDC WD30 01FFSX-68JNUN0, WD WD3001FFSX-68JNU, WDC WD3001FFSX-6

Very good average bench

The WD Red Pro 3TB (2014) averaged just 12.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WD Red Pro 3TB (2014) near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.91MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 161MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Red Pro 3TB (2014) is 33.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the WD Red Pro 3TB (2014) performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.27MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.76MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 138 samples)
Min Avg Max
123 Read 161 201
114 Write 146 170
90.7 Mixed 135 162
111% 147 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.48 4K Read 0.76 0.99
2.29 4K Write 2.91 3.36
0.21 4K Mixed 0.27 0.36
116% 1.31 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: 81.00A81 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 186
Write 157
Mixed 159
126% 167 MB/s
4K Read 0.76
4K Write 2.97
4K Mixed 0.24
113% 1.32 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 81.00A81 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 171
Write 162
Mixed 153
122% 162 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 2.55
4K Mixed 0.36
115% 1.2 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: 81.00A81 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 159
Write 170
Mixed 160
123% 163 MB/s
4K Read 0.97
4K Write 2.98
4K Mixed 0.32
131% 1.42 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: 81.00A81 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 164
Write 163
Mixed 165
124% 164 MB/s
4K Read 0.96
4K Write 2.78
4K Mixed 0.28
122% 1.34 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 81.00A81 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 154
Write 163
Mixed 146
116% 154 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3.09
4K Mixed 0.33
128% 1.41 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 81.00A81 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 175
Write 135
Mixed 135
111% 148 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.38
4K Mixed 0.24
104% 1.14 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 81.00A81 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 146
Write 137
Mixed 130
103% 138 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 2.65
4K Mixed 0.25
109% 1.22 MB/s
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Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 76%
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Workstation
Workstation 67%
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Motherboard: Asus X99-A - $236

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,283

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