Average Bench: 113% (1st of 984)

more Based on 644 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD6001FZWX-00A2VA0, WDC WD6001FZWX-00ZHUA0, WDC WD6001FZWX-00A2V, WDC WD60 01FZWX-00A2VA0, WDC WD6001FZWX-0, WDC WD6001FZWX-00ZHU, WDC WD60 01FZWX-00ZHUA0

Outstanding average bench

The WD Black 6TB (2015) averaged 12.8% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WD Black 6TB (2015) near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 4.03MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 217MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Black 6TB (2015) is 44.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Black 6TB (2015) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.3MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 175MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 644 samples)
Min Avg Max
114 Read 175 219
160 Write 217 247
115 Mixed 166 212
140% 186 MB/s
Min Avg Max
1.54 4K Read 4.03 7.24
0.72 4K Write 2.66 3.31
0.21 4K Mixed 0.3 0.38
250% 2.33 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 160
Write 248
Mixed 178
147% 196 MB/s
4K Read 2.52
4K Write 2.63
4K Mixed 0.36
194% 1.84 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 6,165,279 HDDs tested.

 Prices

NeweggUS $289.994 months ago.
AmazonUS $399.0013 days ago.
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Typical Black 6TB (2015) Builds (Compare 1,488 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Workstation
Workstation 103%
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Motherboard: Asus X99-DELUXE II - $350

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $1,810

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