Average Bench: 72% (102nd of 979)

more Based on 2,439 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 28.0% 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 2.04MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 114MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Red 4TB (2013) is 44.4%. 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 0.24MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 120MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,439 samples)
Min Avg Max
85.2 Read 131 175
75.6 Write 120 154
68.8 Mixed 114 146
91.2% 121 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.7 0.9
1.08 4K Write 2.04 2.55
0.16 4K Mixed 0.24 0.3
93.2% 0.99 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 155
Write 126
Mixed 123
101% 134 MB/s
4K Read 0.59
4K Write 2.15
4K Mixed 0.22
89% 0.99 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 123
Write 140
Mixed 131
99% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.83
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.28
97% 0.94 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 124
Write 123
Mixed 115
91% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.3
98% 1.01 MB/s
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Typical Red 4TB (2013) Builds (Compare 1,923 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Desktop
Desktop 103%
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Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus X99-DELUXE - $364

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $1,774

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