Average Bench: 69.7% (115th of 979)

more Based on 2,978 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

Above average average bench

The WD Red 1TB (2012) averaged 30.2% 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 2.14MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 127MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Red 1TB (2012) is 39%. 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. 4K Random Read Speed 0.65MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,978 samples)
Min Avg Max
86.5 Read 127 174
78.1 Write 116 146
58.1 Mixed 106 139
87.4% 116 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.28 4K Read 0.65 0.94
0.42 4K Write 2.14 2.73
0.13 4K Mixed 0.22 0.29
91.3% 1 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
575GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 165
Write 138
Mixed 129
108% 144 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 2.29
4K Mixed 0.26
93% 1.02 MB/s
742GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 139
Write 141
Mixed 132
104% 137 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.64
4K Mixed 0.28
117% 1.27 MB/s
307GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED
Read 148
Write 126
Mixed 93.4
91% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.29
97% 1.04 MB/s
366GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 161
Write 112
Mixed 114
97% 129 MB/s
4K Read 0.26
4K Write 0.57
4K Mixed 0.19
42% 0.34 MB/s
211GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 119
Write 110
Mixed 26.4
62% 85 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 2.26
4K Mixed 0.16
78% 0.95 MB/s
477GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 96.3
Write 93
Mixed 86.9
69% 92.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 2.27
4K Mixed 0.16
80% 0.97 MB/s
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Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917) - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Very good Total price: $942

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