Average Bench: 83.6% (54th of 979)

more Based on 219 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 16.3% 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 2.63MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 135MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Se 4TB is 38.8%. 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 0.77MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 219 samples)
Min Avg Max
98.5 Read 148 189
101 Write 143 168
95.3 Mixed 135 161
107% 142 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.44 4K Read 0.77 1.01
0.93 4K Write 2.63 3.34
0.19 4K Mixed 0.27 0.35
111% 1.22 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 156
Write 161
Mixed 156
119% 158 MB/s
4K Read 0.94
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 0.34
135% 1.46 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 156
Write 149
Mixed 138
111% 148 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 2.56
4K Mixed 0.3
102% 1.12 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 150
Write 149
Mixed 156
115% 152 MB/s
4K Read 0.91
4K Write 2.41
4K Mixed 0.36
122% 1.22 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 134
Write 152
Mixed 96.3
95% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.57
4K Mixed 0.22
65% 0.5 MB/s
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Gaming
Gaming 93%
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Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus X79-DELUXE - $247

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $1,577

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