Average Bench: 110% (1st of 984)

more Based on 638 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD6001FZWX-00A2VA0, WDC WD6001FZWX-00ZHUA0, WDC WD6001FZWX-00A2V, WDC WD60 01FZWX-00A2VA0, WDC WD6001FZWX-0, WDC WD6001FZWX-00ZHU, WDC WD60 01FZWX-00ZHUA0

Outstanding average bench

The WD Black 6TB (2015) averaged 9.8% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WD Black 6TB (2015) near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 3.62MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 213MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Black 6TB (2015) is 46.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Black 6TB (2015) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.29MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 169MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 638 samples)
Min Avg Max
105 Read 169 219
154 Write 213 248
106 Mixed 163 205
136% 182 MB/s
Min Avg Max
1.12 4K Read 3.62 7.25
0.71 4K Write 2.65 3.29
0.19 4K Mixed 0.29 0.4
233% 2.19 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
4.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 217
Write 238
Mixed 203
165% 219 MB/s
4K Read 4.01
4K Write 2.83
4K Mixed 0.32
255% 2.38 MB/s
322GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 127
Write 178
Mixed 146
113% 150 MB/s
4K Read 5.22
4K Write 2.84
4K Mixed 0.31
305% 2.79 MB/s
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Typical Black 6TB (2015) Builds (Compare 1,703 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Desktop 114%
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Workstation 101%
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Motherboard: Asus X99-DELUXE II - $293

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,744

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