Average Bench: 75.2% (89th of 979)

Based on 543 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 24.7% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.26MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 118MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 6TB (2014) is 46.9%. 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 128MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 543 samples)
Min Avg Max
84.8 Read 134 180
81.7 Write 128 164
76.5 Mixed 118 153
95.2% 127 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.42 4K Read 0.75 1.05
0.96 4K Write 2.26 2.87
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%
5.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5700 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 141
Write 166
Mixed 158
117% 155 MB/s
4K Read 0.97
4K Write 2.71
4K Mixed 0.29
123% 1.33 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 147
Write 131
Mixed 125
101% 134 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 0.28
108% 1.21 MB/s
991GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5700 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 107
Write 107
Mixed 106
80% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.95
4K Write 2.45
4K Mixed 0.21
109% 1.2 MB/s
991GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5700 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 101
Write 109
Mixed 107
80% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.82
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 0.31
116% 1.24 MB/s
358GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5700 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 83.9
Write 85.8
Mixed 86.5
64% 85.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.82
4K Write 2.19
4K Mixed 0.22
99% 1.08 MB/s
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Typical Green 6TB (2014) Builds (Compare 2,550 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 101%
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Desktop
Desktop 109%
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Workstation
Workstation 95%
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Motherboard: Asus RAMPAGE V EXTREME - $450

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $1,927

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