Average Bench: 69.7% (120th of 984)

more Based on 4,603 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 2.15MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 128MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Red 1TB (2012) is 39.5%. 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 115MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,603 samples)
Min Avg Max
85.2 Read 128 172
76.6 Write 115 148
62.2 Mixed 107 141
87.6% 117 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.28 4K Read 0.66 0.94
0.58 4K Write 2.15 2.71
0.13 4K Mixed 0.22 0.29
91.7% 1.01 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
0GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 178
Write 150
Mixed 141
117% 156 MB/s
4K Read 0.93
4K Write 2.78
4K Mixed 0.29
123% 1.34 MB/s
469GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 185
Write 125
Mixed 132
110% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.27
4K Mixed 0.18
88% 1.02 MB/s
911GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 132
Write 153
Mixed 133
105% 140 MB/s
4K Read 0.86
4K Write 2.11
4K Mixed 0.28
106% 1.08 MB/s
361GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 141
Write 139
Mixed 93.6
93% 124 MB/s
4K Read 0.92
4K Write 2.23
4K Mixed 0.25
107% 1.13 MB/s
450GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 133
Write 127
Mixed 116
94% 125 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 2.13
4K Mixed 0.2
91% 1.01 MB/s
697GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 118
Write 127
Mixed 125
93% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.85
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.21
98% 1.05 MB/s
200GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 128
Write 112
Mixed 134
94% 125 MB/s
4K Read 0.93
4K Write 2.07
4K Mixed 0.14
93% 1.05 MB/s
621GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 81.9
Write 68.9
Mixed 30.2
44% 60.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 0.29
64% 0.38 MB/s
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Gaming 64%
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Desktop
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: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,087

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