Average Bench: 75% (91st of 979)

Based on 512 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD60EZRX-00MVLB1, WDC WD60EZRX-22KH5B1, WDC WD60 EZRX-00MVLB1, WDC WD60EZRX-00M, WDC WD60EZRX-11MVLB1

Good average bench

The WD Green 6TB (2014) averaged 25.0% 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 2.27MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 118MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 6TB (2014) is 47.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Green 6TB (2014) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.25MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 127MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 512 samples)
Min Avg Max
83.7 Read 134 180
79.5 Write 127 165
75.8 Mixed 118 153
95% 126 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.42 4K Read 0.75 1.05
0.95 4K Write 2.27 2.88
0.17 4K Mixed 0.25 0.31
101% 1.09 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
4.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5700 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 155
Write 154
Mixed 151
115% 153 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 2.55
4K Mixed 0.3
108% 1.17 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5700 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 160
Write 146
Mixed 137
111% 148 MB/s
4K Read 0.97
4K Write 2.72
4K Mixed 0.28
122% 1.33 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 178
Write 125
Mixed 126
107% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 2.41
4K Mixed 0.28
99% 1.08 MB/s
98GB free
Firmware: 80.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5700 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 122
Write 151
Mixed 135
102% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.38
4K Write 2.29
4K Mixed 0.2
80% 0.95 MB/s
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Typical Green 6TB (2014) Builds (Compare 2,385 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 101%
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Desktop
Desktop 108%
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Workstation
Workstation 94%
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Motherboard: Asus RAMPAGE V EXTREME - $472

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,952

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