Average Bench: 68.2% (147th of 1002)

more Based on 8,391 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 31.7% 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 1.9MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 109MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 4TB (2013) is 39.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Green 4TB (2013) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.22MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 115MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,391 samples)
Min Avg Max
80 Read 122 156
79.1 Write 115 149
72.2 Mixed 109 140
87% 116 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.34 4K Read 0.66 0.91
0.53 4K Write 1.9 2.44
0.15 4K Mixed 0.22 0.29
87.6% 0.93 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 120
Write 100
Mixed 84.7
76% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 2.03
4K Mixed 0.17
79% 0.91 MB/s
914GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 111
Write 106
Mixed 119
85% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.09
4K Mixed 0.22
89% 0.97 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 80.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 95.9
Write 91.7
Mixed 98.2
72% 95.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.82
4K Write 1.96
4K Mixed 0.26
100% 1.01 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 92.3
Write 90
Mixed 90.8
69% 91 MB/s
4K Read 0.89
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.25
94% 0.91 MB/s
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 Prices

Approx. $132 @ launch in Sep '13
BHPhotoUS $1362 years
AmazonUS $1442 years
EbayUS $2206 mins
NeweggUS $2701 hr
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Typical Green 4TB (2013) Builds (Compare 1,450 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 103%
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Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

System: Alienware Area-51 R2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $900

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