Average Bench: 83.1% (56th of 979)

more Based on 2,490 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD4003FZEX-00Z4SA0, WDC WD4003FZEX-0, WDC WD40 03FZEX-00Z4SA0, WDC WD40 03FZEX-00Z4S, WDC WD4003FZEX-00Z4S, WD4003FZ EX

Very good average bench

The WD Black 4TB (2013) averaged just 16.9% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WD Black 4TB (2013) near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.73MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 135MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Black 4TB (2013) is 37.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Black 4TB (2013) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.26MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.75MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,490 samples)
Min Avg Max
105 Read 150 183
96.8 Write 140 167
95.1 Mixed 135 160
106% 142 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.43 4K Read 0.75 1
1.05 4K Write 2.73 3.3
0.18 4K Mixed 0.26 0.35
111% 1.25 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
113GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 184
Write 153
Mixed 159
124% 166 MB/s
4K Read 0.85
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 0.26
120% 1.37 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 169
Write 165
Mixed 154
122% 162 MB/s
4K Read 0.78
4K Write 3.13
4K Mixed 0.31
125% 1.41 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 170
Write 157
Mixed 149
119% 159 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 3.25
4K Mixed 0.32
125% 1.43 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 158
Write 154
Mixed 149
116% 154 MB/s
4K Read 0.88
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 0.24
125% 1.47 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 163
Write 147
Mixed 152
116% 154 MB/s
4K Read 0.91
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 0.34
131% 1.42 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 148
Write 148
Mixed 136
108% 144 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 2.64
4K Mixed 0.22
102% 1.18 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 142
Write 136
Mixed 128
102% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.85
4K Mixed 0.27
121% 1.34 MB/s
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Motherboard: Asus RAMPAGE V EXTREME - $400

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