Average Bench: 68.3% (124th of 979)

more Based on 18,243 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD20EZRX-00DC0B0, WDC WD20 EZRX-22D8PB0, WDC WD20 EZRX-55DC0B0, WDC WD20 EZRX-19DC0B0, WDC WD20EZRX-19D8PB0, WDC WD20EZRX-00SPEB0, WDC WD20EZRX-00D8PB, WDC WD20 EZRX-00SPEB0, WDC WD20EZRX-00D, WDC WD20EZRX-22D, WDC WD20EZRX-00EWTB0, WDC WD20 EZRX-00DC0B0, WDC WD20EZRX-55DC0B0, WDC WD20 EZRX-00D8PB0, WDC WD20EZRX-19D, WD20EZRX-00D8PB0, WDC WD20EZRX-00D8PB0, WDC WD20 EZRX-19D8PB0, WDC WD20EZRX-32D8PB0, WDC WD20EZRX-07D8PB0, WDC WD20EZRX-60D8PB0, WDC WD20EZRX-22D8PB0, WDC WD20EZRX-19DC0B0

Above average average bench

The WD Green 2TB (2012) 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 2MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 108MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 2TB (2012) is 37.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Green 2TB (2012) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.22MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 116MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 18,243 samples)
Min Avg Max
84 Read 122 156
79.4 Write 116 145
69.5 Mixed 108 138
86.6% 115 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.25 4K Read 0.66 0.92
0.73 4K Write 2 2.5
0.15 4K Mixed 0.22 0.29
89.4% 0.96 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 158
Write 138
Mixed 130
107% 142 MB/s
4K Read 0.79
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.21
102% 1.17 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 134
Write 132
Mixed 123
97% 129 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 2.39
4K Mixed 0.21
99% 1.12 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 126
Write 133
Mixed 143
101% 134 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.11
4K Mixed 0.27
107% 1.1 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 128
Write 127
Mixed 109
91% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.97
4K Write 1.62
4K Mixed 0.2
92% 0.93 MB/s
837GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 119
Write 125
Mixed 112
89% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.86
4K Write 0.44
4K Mixed 0.25
72% 0.52 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 114
Write 117
Mixed 112
86% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.92
4K Write 2.22
4K Mixed 0.2
101% 1.11 MB/s
515GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 107
Write 103
Mixed 102
78% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 1.89
4K Mixed 0.27
88% 0.91 MB/s
60GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 66.1
Write 75.9
Mixed 69.1
53% 70.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 1.91
4K Mixed 0.16
74% 0.86 MB/s
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Gaming 64%
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Desktop
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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: 82% - Excellent Total price: $920

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