Average Bench: 100% (4th of 984)

Based on 825 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD4004FZWX-00GBGB0, WDC WD4004FZWX-00GBG, WDC WD40 04FZWX-00GBGB0, WDC WD4004FZWX-0

Outstanding average bench

The WD Black 4TB (2016) averaged 0.5% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WD Black 4TB (2016) near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 3.69MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.5MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Black 4TB (2016) is 37.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Black 4TB (2016) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.9MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 172MB/s
ADVERTISEMENT

Average Bench

(Based on 825 samples)
Min Avg Max
140 Read 178 205
129 Write 172 202
102 Mixed 161 194
128% 170 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 0.9 1.04
2.32 4K Write 3.69 4.78
0.31 4K Mixed 0.5 0.66
161% 1.69 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3.5TB free
Firmware: 81.H0A81 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 209
Write 206
Mixed 184
150% 200 MB/s
4K Read 0.99
4K Write 3.6
4K Mixed 0.52
165% 1.7 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: 81.H0A81 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 204
Write 195
Mixed 195
149% 198 MB/s
4K Read 1.01
4K Write 4.13
4K Mixed 0.49
173% 1.88 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: 81.H0A81 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 165
Write 165
Mixed 157
122% 163 MB/s
4K Read 0.91
4K Write 3.14
4K Mixed 0.52
153% 1.52 MB/s
825 MORE »

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 5,360,512 HDDs tested.

 Prices

EbayUS $179.994 mins ago.
AmazonUS $185.698 hrs ago.
BHPhotoUS $185.697 mins ago.
NeweggUS $185.6910 hrs ago.
Send price feedback
Typical Black 4TB (2016) Builds (Compare 1,539 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 116%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 103%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus X99-DELUXE II - $336

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 104% - Outstanding Total price: $1,642

Popular Black 4TB (2016) compatible motherboards:

How Fast Is Your HDD? (Bench your build) Size up your PC in less than a minute.

Welcome to our freeware PC speed test tool. UserBenchmark will test your PC and compare the results to other users with the same components. You can quickly size up your PC, identify hardware problems and explore the best upgrades.

UserBenchmark of the month

How it works

  • - Download and run UserBenchMark (UBM).
  • - CPU tests include: integer, floating and string.
  • - GPU tests include: six 3D game simulations.
  • - Drive tests include: read, write and mixed IO.
  • - Checks include: 4k Align, NCQ, TRIM, SATA, USB & S.M.A.R.T.
  • - RAM tests include: single/multi core bandwidth and latency.
  • - Reports are generated and presented on userbenchmark.com.
  • - Identify the strongest components in your PC.
  • - See speed test results from other users.
  • - Compare your components to the highest voted in class.
  • - Find the best upgrades.
  • - Share your opinion by voting.
Hard Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) September 2017 HDD Rankings.

Welcome to our consumer Hard Drive comparison. We calculate effective speed which measures performance for typical consumers. Effective speed is adjusted by cost per GB to yield value for money. Calculated values don't always tell the whole picture so we check them against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors and more to bring you the definitive list of top HDDs. Share your opinion by voting. [HDrivePro]

ADVERTISEMENT

 Comments

Inspiring performance, demanding capacity....

Added 7 months ago.

Your
opinion?
▲Like ▼Dislike

You have viewed 75 pages, please contribute.


984 Drives (Compared) Thousands of user benchmarks compiled into one comparison list.

See how consistently different HDDs perform with varying real world conditions. The charts also illustrate overall performance, popularity and rank.

 Frequently Asked Questions

 Best User Rated

The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $325Nvidia GTX 1070 $400Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $88
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $270AMD RX 480 $350Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $119
Intel Core i5-7600K $230Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $265Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $150
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $724SanDisk Extreme 64GB $33
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $77Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $152SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $57HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $144SanDisk Extreme 16GB $20
Today's hottest deals
User Guide  •  About  •  FAQs  •  @Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback