Average Bench: 73.4% (99th of 984)

more Based on 4,331 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD40EFRX-68WT0N0, WDC WD40 EFRX-68WT0N0, WDC WD40EFRX-68W, WDC WD40 EFRX-68N32N0, WDC WD40EFRX-68N32N0, WDC WD40EFRX-68N, WD WD40EFRX-68WT0N0

Good average bench

The WD Red 4TB (2013) averaged 26.5% 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 2.13MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 116MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Red 4TB (2013) is 46.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Red 4TB (2013) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.23MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 123MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,331 samples)
Min Avg Max
84.7 Read 133 176
74.2 Write 123 169
71.1 Mixed 116 155
93% 124 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.36 4K Read 0.7 0.95
1.44 4K Write 2.13 2.68
0.16 4K Mixed 0.23 0.29
94.8% 1.02 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2.5TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 147
Write 168
Mixed 139
114% 152 MB/s
4K Read 0.91
4K Write 2.72
4K Mixed 0.29
120% 1.3 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 141
Write 129
Mixed 89.2
89% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.85
4K Write 2.35
4K Mixed 0.28
110% 1.16 MB/s
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 Prices

EbayUS $133.997 mins ago.
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AmazonUS $147.8314 months ago.
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Typical Red 4TB (2013) Builds (Compare 1,979 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 110%
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Desktop
Desktop 106%
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Workstation
Workstation 92%
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Motherboard: Asus X99-DELUXE - $340

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $1,872

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