Average Bench: 64% (156th of 984)

more Based on 20,218 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD30EZRX-00DC0B0, WDC WD30 EZRX-32D8PB0, WDC WD30EZRX-00, WDC WD30 EZRX-00AZ6B0, WD30EZRX-00MMMB0, WDC WD30EZRX-07D8PB0, WD30EZRX -00MMMB0, WDC WD30EZRX-32SPEB0, WDC WD30 EZRX-00DC0B0, WDC WD30EZRX-32D8PB0, WDC WD30EZRX-00MMMB0, WDC WD30EZRX-19D8PB0, WDC WD30EZRX-19DC0B0, WDC WD30 EZRX-22D8PB0, WDC WD30EZRX-00SPEB0, WDC WD30 EZRX-00MMMB0, WDC WD30EZRX-19D, WDC WD30EZRX-07D, WDC WD30EZRX-55DC0B0, WDC WD30EZRX-00AZ6B0, WDC WD30 EZRX-00D8PB0, WDC WD30EZRX-00S, WDC WD30EZRX-11SPEB0, WDC WD30EZRX-60D8PB0, WDC WD30EZRX-00D8PB0, WDC WD30EZRX-55MMMB0, WDC WD30 EZRX-00SPEB0, WDC WD30EZRX-22DC0B0, WDC WD30 EZRX-19D8PB0, WDC WD30EZRX-00M, WDC WD30EZRX-00A, WDC WD30EZRX-00D, WDC WD30EZRX-22D, WDC WD30 EZRX-19DC0B0, WDC WD30EZRX-22D8PB0, WDC WD30EZRX-32D

Compared to the Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB there are no tangible upsides to this drive. The ONLY benefit seems to be a 2W power saving whilst the drive is active. [Nov '12 HDrivePro]

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Above average average bench

The WD Green 3TB (2011) averaged 36.0% 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 1.93MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.67MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 3TB (2011) is 40.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Green 3TB (2011) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.22MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 108MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 20,218 samples)
Min Avg Max
74.8 Read 115 151
69.1 Write 108 142
59.5 Mixed 100 132
80.9% 108 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.38 4K Read 0.67 0.93
0.63 4K Write 1.93 2.46
0.14 4K Mixed 0.22 0.29
88.1% 0.94 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 125
Write 136
Mixed 126
97% 129 MB/s
4K Read 0.91
4K Write 2.19
4K Mixed 0.27
109% 1.13 MB/s
680GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 128
Write 103
Mixed 110
86% 114 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 1.34
4K Mixed 0.2
67% 0.67 MB/s
253GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 112
Write 118
Mixed 74.5
76% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 1.91
4K Mixed 0.23
83% 0.89 MB/s
894GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 121
Write 97.9
Mixed 111
83% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.89
4K Write 2.08
4K Mixed 0.22
100% 1.06 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 107
Write 108
Mixed 103
80% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.51
4K Mixed 0.17
62% 0.5 MB/s
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 Prices

AmazonUS $92.992 years ago.
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Desktop 55%
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Workstation 45%
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Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH 990FX R2.0 - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $771

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Efficient eco-conscious computing, cool and quiet operation....

Specs

  • Interface SATA 6 Gb/s
  • Rotational Speed IntelliPower *
  • Capacity 3 TB
  • Read/Write 6.00 Watts
  • Idle 5.50 Watts
  • Standby 0.80 Watts
  • Sleep 0.80 Watts
Added 5 years ago.

Poor

6 months ago.

This disk lasted under a year before failure. The drive was used as part of an external WD Elements storage device intended for occasional use (approximately two hours' usage per day).


Very poor

5 years ago.

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