Average Bench: 83.5% (55th of 979)

more Based on 199 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD4000F9YZ-09N20L0, WDC WD4000F9YZ-0, WDC WD4000F9YZ-09N20, WDC WD4000F9YZ-09N20L1, WDC WD4000F9YZ-76N20L1, WDC WD4000F9YZ-79N20L0, WDC WD40 00F9YZ-09N20L1, WDC WD40 00F9YZ-09N20L0

Very good average bench

The WD Se 4TB averaged just 16.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WD Se 4TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.65MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 135MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Se 4TB is 39.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Se 4TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.27MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.78MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 199 samples)
Min Avg Max
98.2 Read 148 182
103 Write 143 168
98.6 Mixed 135 160
107% 142 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.46 4K Read 0.78 1.01
0.93 4K Write 2.65 3.35
0.19 4K Mixed 0.27 0.35
111% 1.23 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
52GB free
Firmware: 1A01
4KALIGNED
Read 233
Write 165
Mixed 154
138% 184 MB/s
4K Read 0.88
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.24
110% 1.21 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: 01.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 171
Write 155
Mixed 157
121% 161 MB/s
4K Read 0.98
4K Write 2.71
4K Mixed 0.32
127% 1.34 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 150
Write 157
Mixed 144
113% 151 MB/s
4K Read 0.82
4K Write 3.06
4K Mixed 0.24
118% 1.38 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 152
Write 149
Mixed 145
112% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.79
4K Write 2.84
4K Mixed 0.32
121% 1.32 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 145
Write 150
Mixed 147
111% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.92
4K Write 2.41
4K Mixed 0.25
111% 1.19 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: 01.01A02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 148
Write 142
Mixed 98.6
96% 130 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 2.71
4K Mixed 0.3
114% 1.25 MB/s
796GB free
Firmware: 01.01A02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 150
Write 127
Mixed 129
102% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 0.14
86% 1.09 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 01.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 116
Write 121
Mixed 119
90% 119 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 2.72
4K Mixed 0.22
102% 1.2 MB/s
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Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus X79-DELUXE - $247

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,334

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