Average Bench: 66.6% (161st of 1010)

more Based on 8,978 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD40EZRX-00SPEB0, WDC WD40EZRX-11SPEB0, WDC WD40 EZRX-75SPEB0, WDC WD40 EZRX-22SPEB0, WDC WD40EZRX-00M, WDC WD40EZRX-32SPEB0, WDC WD40 EZRX-00SPEB0, WDC WD40EZRX-00MVLB1, WDC WD40EZRX-75S, WDC WD40EZRX-75SPEB0, WDC WD40EZRX-19SPEB0, WDC WD40EZRX-00S, WDC WD40EZRX-22S, WDC WD40EZRX-22SPEB0, WDC WD40 EZRX-00MVLB1

Above average average bench

The WD Green 4TB (2013) averaged 33.3% 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 Mixed IO Speed 0.53MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.05MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 4TB (2013) is 42%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Green 4TB (2013) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 109MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 93.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,978 samples)
Min Avg Max
75.1 Read 119 159
69.8 Write 112 148
54.4 Mixed 93.3 139
65.3 SusWrite 109 148
80.2% 108 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.39 4K Read 0.74 1
1.22 4K Write 2.05 2.6
0.16 4K Mixed 0.53 1
127% 1.1 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 124 120 128 131 126 MB/s
Read 130
Write 119
Mixed 73.5
SusWrite 126
82% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.9
182% 1.4 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 115 113 116 116 117 MB/s
Read 130
Write 123
Mixed 83.2
SusWrite 115
83% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
191% 1.4 MB/s
513GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 96 87 90 97 99 MB/s
Read 94.2
Write 56
Mixed 49.5
SusWrite 94.3
54% 73.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.9
184% 1.43 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 10,109,828 HDDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $132 @ launch in Sep '13
BHPhotoUS $1362 years
AmazonUS $1442 years
EbayUS $2687 mins
NeweggUS $2704 hrs
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Typical Green 4TB (2013) Builds (Compare 1,691 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 69%
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Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

System: Alienware Area-51 R2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Outstanding Total price: $881

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