Average Bench: 88.6% (35th of 983)

Based on 87 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 11.4% 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 2.94MB/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 35.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Red Pro 3TB (2014) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.28MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.77MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 87 samples)
Min Avg Max
116 Read 162 206
116 Write 146 169
89.8 Mixed 138 163
112% 149 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.49 4K Read 0.77 0.98
2.27 4K Write 2.94 3.34
0.21 4K Mixed 0.28 0.36
117% 1.33 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 157
Write 171
Mixed 160
122% 162 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3.06
4K Mixed 0.32
130% 1.43 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 188
Write 136
Mixed 140
116% 155 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 3.27
4K Mixed 0.32
121% 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 173
Write 149
Mixed 147
118% 156 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 2.83
4K Mixed 0.27
113% 1.28 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 140
Write 141
Mixed 143
106% 141 MB/s
4K Read 0.88
4K Write 2.83
4K Mixed 0.31
124% 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 123
Write 131
Mixed 126
95% 126 MB/s
4K Read 0.91
4K Write 2.69
4K Mixed 0.31
122% 1.3 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 120
Write 123
Mixed 121
91% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.79
4K Write 3.01
4K Mixed 0.26
118% 1.35 MB/s
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Desktop
Desktop 76%
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Workstation
Workstation 70%
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Motherboard: Asus X99-A - $240

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,081

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