Average Bench: 77.2% (78th of 984)

Based on 384 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD50EZRX-00MVLB1, WDC WD50EZRX-11NWHB1, WDC WD50EZRX-11MVLB1, WDC WD50 EZRX-00MVLB1, WDC WD50EZRX-00M

Good average bench

The WD Green 5TB (2014) averaged 22.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WD Green 5TB (2014) near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.31MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.8MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 5TB (2014) is 42%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Green 5TB (2014) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.26MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 130MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 384 samples)
Min Avg Max
97.5 Read 139 182
89.4 Write 130 162
79.2 Mixed 120 152
97.5% 130 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.43 4K Read 0.8 1.19
1.2 4K Write 2.31 2.85
0.17 4K Mixed 0.26 0.31
105% 1.12 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5700 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 174
Write 150
Mixed 144
117% 156 MB/s
4K Read 0.76
4K Write 2.52
4K Mixed 0.26
108% 1.18 MB/s
4.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5700 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 160
Write 134
Mixed 142
109% 145 MB/s
4K Read 0.83
4K Write 2.92
4K Mixed 0.3
122% 1.35 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5700 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 140
Write 152
Mixed 106
99% 133 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 2.67
4K Mixed 0.29
113% 1.23 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 160
Write 120
Mixed 122
101% 134 MB/s
4K Read 0.88
4K Write 2.11
4K Mixed 0.17
95% 1.06 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5700 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 135
Write 140
Mixed 135
103% 137 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 2.74
4K Mixed 0.21
102% 1.2 MB/s
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Gaming 54%
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Desktop
Desktop 54%
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Workstation
Workstation 39%
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Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH X58

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $734

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