Average Bench: 88.2% (40th of 1010)

Based on 142 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 11.7% 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. Sustained Write Speed 165MB/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 Read Speed 0.76MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 142 samples)
Min Avg Max
123 Read 161 201
114 Write 146 170
91.7 Mixed 135 162
161 SusWrite 165 168
112% 152 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.48 4K Read 0.76 0.99
2.31 4K Write 2.91 3.37
0.21 4K Mixed 0.3 0.37
119% 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
SusWrite @10s intervals: 165 168 169 169 169 169 MB/s
Read 175
Write 157
Mixed 109
SusWrite 168
112% 152 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 1.1
225% 1.8 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 81.00A81
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 167 168 167 167 166 MB/s
Read 174
Write 158
Mixed 112
SusWrite 166
112% 152 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 1
204% 1.67 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 81.00A81
SusWrite @10s intervals: 159 161 162 163 162 161 MB/s
Read 168
Write 160
Mixed 110
SusWrite 161
110% 150 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1
204% 1.63 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 10,602,265 HDDs tested.

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Typical Red Pro 3TB (2014) Builds (Compare 3,929 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 110%
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Desktop
Desktop 106%
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Workstation
Workstation 94%
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Motherboard: Asus RAMPAGE V EXTREME - $339

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $1,905

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