Average Bench: 70.8% (114th of 984)

more Based on 5,746 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD10EFRX-68JCSN0, WDC WD10EFRX-68J, WDC WD10EFRX-68P, WDC WD10 EFRX-68JCSN0, WDC WD10EFRX-68PJCN0, WDC WD10EFRX-68FYTN0, WD WD10EFRX-68JCSN0, WDC WD10 EFRX-68PJCN0, WDC WD10EFRX-68F, WDC WD10 EFRX-68FYTN0

Good average bench

The WD Red 1TB (2012) averaged 29.1% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.16MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 129MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Red 1TB (2012) is 39.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Red 1TB (2012) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.22MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 117MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,746 samples)
Min Avg Max
82.8 Read 129 175
80 Write 117 147
61.1 Mixed 108 141
88.7% 118 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.29 4K Read 0.67 0.94
0.42 4K Write 2.16 2.72
0.14 4K Mixed 0.22 0.29
92.7% 1.02 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
869GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 176
Write 136
Mixed 134
112% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 2.06
4K Mixed 0.22
91% 0.99 MB/s
928GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 151
Write 153
Mixed 146
113% 150 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.76
4K Mixed 0.29
122% 1.32 MB/s
508GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 146
Write 118
Mixed 132
99% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 2.04
4K Mixed 0.19
86% 0.96 MB/s
439GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 113
Write 126
Mixed 120
90% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.83
4K Write 2.38
4K Mixed 0.26
107% 1.15 MB/s
104GB free
Firmware: 82.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 112
Write 103
Mixed 105
81% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.88
4K Write 2.63
4K Mixed 0.28
116% 1.26 MB/s
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Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917) - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,090

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