Average Bench: 68.3% (147th of 1002)

more Based on 9,259 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 31.7% 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 1.95MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 111MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 4TB (2013) is 40.5%. 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 117MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,259 samples)
Min Avg Max
78.3 Read 121 159
79 Write 117 150
72 Mixed 111 142
87.4% 116 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.38 4K Read 0.68 0.92
1.24 4K Write 1.95 2.4
0.16 4K Mixed 0.23 0.29
89.9% 0.95 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1TB free
Firmware: 80.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 204
Write 144
Mixed 150
125% 166 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.27
102% 1.1 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 128
Write 128
Mixed 130
97% 129 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 2.29
4K Mixed 0.26
103% 1.11 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 125
Write 127
Mixed 131
96% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.89
4K Write 2.23
4K Mixed 0.19
100% 1.11 MB/s
980GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 120
Write 118
Mixed 115
88% 117 MB/s
4K Read 0.59
4K Write 2.02
4K Mixed 0.27
92% 0.96 MB/s
700GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 102
Write 103
Mixed 66.3
67% 90.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 2.07
4K Mixed 0.24
87% 0.94 MB/s
560GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 104
Write 90.7
Mixed 118
79% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 1.74
4K Mixed 0.17
68% 0.78 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,683,088 HDDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $132 @ launch in Sep '13
BHPhotoUS $1362 years
EbayUS $14012 mins
AmazonUS $1442 years
NeweggUS $2709 hrs
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Typical Green 4TB (2013) Builds (Compare 1,625 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

System: Alienware Area-51 R2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Outstanding Total price: $901

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