Average Bench: 74.5% (98th of 984)

Based on 664 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 25.4% 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 2.25MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 118MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 6TB (2014) is 46.6%. 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 664 samples)
Min Avg Max
82.2 Read 133 177
81.6 Write 127 163
76.6 Mixed 118 153
94.5% 126 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.43 4K Read 0.75 1.05
0.95 4K Write 2.25 2.79
0.17 4K Mixed 0.25 0.31
101% 1.08 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
5.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5700 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 157
Write 154
Mixed 154
117% 155 MB/s
4K Read 0.84
4K Write 2.63
4K Mixed 0.3
117% 1.26 MB/s
943GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5700 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 152
Write 113
Mixed 107
93% 124 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.29
90% 0.95 MB/s
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Typical Green 6TB (2014) Builds (Compare 3,324 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 98%
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Desktop 106%
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Workstation
Workstation 93%
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Motherboard: Asus RAMPAGE V EXTREME - $344

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,915

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