Average Bench: 68.6% (145th of 1002)

more Based on 8,474 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD40EZRX-00SPEB0, WDC WD40EZRX-11SPEB0, WDC WD40 EZRX-75SPEB0, WDC WD40 EZRX-22SPEB0, WDC WD40EZRX-00M, WDC WD40EZRX-32SPEB0, WDC WD40 EZRX-00SPEB0, WDC WD40EZRX-00MVLB1, WDC WD40EZRX-75S, WDC WD40EZRX-75SPEB0, WDC WD40EZRX-19SPEB0, WDC WD40EZRX-00S, WDC WD40EZRX-22S, WDC WD40EZRX-22SPEB0, WDC WD40 EZRX-00MVLB1

Above average average bench

The WD Green 4TB (2013) averaged 31.4% 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 1.89MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 110MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 4TB (2013) is 38.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Green 4TB (2013) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.23MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 116MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,474 samples)
Min Avg Max
80.3 Read 123 157
79.5 Write 116 150
72 Mixed 110 142
87.6% 116 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.36 4K Read 0.67 0.92
0.54 4K Write 1.89 2.44
0.15 4K Mixed 0.23 0.29
87.9% 0.93 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 135
Write 145
Mixed 140
105% 140 MB/s
4K Read 0.95
4K Write 2.35
4K Mixed 0.31
118% 1.2 MB/s
188GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 99
Write 110
Mixed 90.6
75% 100 MB/s
4K Read 0.93
4K Write 2.06
4K Mixed 0.21
100% 1.07 MB/s
639GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 102
Write 97
Mixed 91.1
73% 96.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 2.09
4K Mixed 0.24
91% 0.98 MB/s
500GB free
Firmware: 80.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED
Read 103
Write 93.3
Mixed 103
76% 99.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.87
4K Write 2.14
4K Mixed 0.27
106% 1.09 MB/s
256GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 79.7
Write 93.9
Mixed 77
63% 83.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 1.72
4K Mixed 0.26
80% 0.81 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 8,778,298 HDDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $132 @ launch in Sep '13
BHPhotoUS $1362 years
EbayUS $14027 mins
AmazonUS $1442 years
NeweggUS $27011 hrs
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Typical Green 4TB (2013) Builds (Compare 1,463 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 102%
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Desktop
Desktop 70%
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Workstation
Workstation 69%
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System: Alienware Area-51 R2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $907

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