Average Bench: 80.7% (67th of 984)

more Based on 574 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD60EZRZ-00RWYB1, WDC WD60EZRZ-00R, WDC WD60EZRZ-11R, WDC WD60 EZRZ-11TNUB0, WDC WD60 EZRZ-00RWYB1, WDC WD60EZRZ-11RWYB1, WDC WD60EZRZ-00G, WDC WD60EZRZ-00GZ5B1, WDC WD60 EZRZ-00GZ5B1, WDC WD60EZRZ-11TNUB0

Very good average bench

The WD Blue 6TB (2015) averaged just 19.2% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WD Blue 6TB (2015) near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.36MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 129MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Blue 6TB (2015) is 41.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Blue 6TB (2015) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.26MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 138MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 574 samples)
Min Avg Max
98.4 Read 143 184
93.6 Write 138 167
87.4 Mixed 129 158
103% 137 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.45 4K Read 0.8 0.98
1.01 4K Write 2.36 2.88
0.17 4K Mixed 0.26 0.31
106% 1.14 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
5.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5700 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 160
Write 168
Mixed 157
122% 162 MB/s
4K Read 0.96
4K Write 2.78
4K Mixed 0.23
117% 1.32 MB/s
5.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5700 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 159
Write 159
Mixed 160
120% 159 MB/s
4K Read 0.21
4K Write 2.05
4K Mixed 0.17
66% 0.81 MB/s
5.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5700 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 156
Write 163
Mixed 143
116% 154 MB/s
4K Read 0.94
4K Write 0.54
4K Mixed 0.17
68% 0.55 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5700 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 118
Write 123
Mixed 98.4
85% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 2.46
4K Mixed 0.31
105% 1.13 MB/s
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Typical Blue 6TB (2015) Builds (Compare 1,501 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 113%
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Desktop 116%
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Workstation
Workstation 102%
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Motherboard: Asus X99-DELUXE II - $340

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 102% - Outstanding Total price: $1,675

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