Average Bench: 75.9% (98th of 995)

Based on 1,089 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 24.1% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WD Green 6TB (2014) near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.25MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 120MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 6TB (2014) is 44%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Green 6TB (2014) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.24MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.73MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 1,089 samples)
Min Avg Max
88.8 Read 136 180
85 Write 128 164
79.6 Mixed 120 154
96.2% 128 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.73 1.07
1.18 4K Write 2.25 2.82
0.17 4K Mixed 0.24 0.31
98.9% 1.07 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
816GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 117
Write 162
Mixed 150
108% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.91
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.21
100% 1.07 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 8,300,895 HDDs tested.


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Typical Green 6TB (2014) Builds (Compare 3,159 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 111%
Desktop 107%
Workstation 95%
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Motherboard: Asus RAMPAGE V EXTREME - $339

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $2,074

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