Average Bench: 88.6% (32nd of 984)

Based on 93 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 11.3% 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 2.95MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 162MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Red Pro 3TB (2014) is 32.3%. 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 0.28MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.78MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 93 samples)
Min Avg Max
118 Read 162 204
116 Write 147 168
90.3 Mixed 137 163
112% 149 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.49 4K Read 0.78 0.97
2.28 4K Write 2.95 3.36
0.21 4K Mixed 0.28 0.36
118% 1.33 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2.5TB free
Firmware: 81.00A81 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 199
Write 149
Mixed 147
124% 165 MB/s
4K Read 0.87
4K Write 3.04
4K Mixed 0.29
125% 1.4 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 190
Write 145
Mixed 149
121% 161 MB/s
4K Read 0.91
4K Write 2.93
4K Mixed 0.23
118% 1.36 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: 81.00A81 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 169
Write 163
Mixed 109
109% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.95
4K Write 3.37
4K Mixed 0.26
131% 1.53 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: 81.00A81 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 158
Write 163
Mixed 115
108% 145 MB/s
4K Read 0.86
4K Write 3.41
4K Mixed 0.35
138% 1.54 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 161
Mixed 156
118% 157 MB/s
4K Read 0.93
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 0.29
127% 1.41 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 156
Write 143
Mixed 140
110% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 2.55
4K Mixed 0.25
104% 1.16 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 134
Write 128
Mixed 97
89% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 0.18
96% 1.19 MB/s
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Desktop
Desktop 75%
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Workstation
Workstation 69%
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Motherboard: Asus X99-A - $240

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $1,069

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