Average Bench: 75.4% (110th of 1010)

more Based on 7,226 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD40EFRX-68WT0N0, WDC WD40 EFRX-68WT0N0, WDC WD40EFRX-67N32N0, 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 24.5% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WD Red 4TB (2013) near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.66MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.26MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Red 4TB (2013) is 49.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Red 4TB (2013) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 96.1MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 126MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,226 samples)
Min Avg Max
81.3 Read 135 176
74.8 Write 126 168
50 Mixed 96.1 152
75.5 SusWrite 127 169
89.5% 121 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.42 4K Read 0.79 1
0.9 4K Write 2.26 2.9
0.18 4K Mixed 0.66 1.1
148% 1.24 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 141 143 143 145 143 MB/s
Read 139
Write 129
Mixed 81.5
SusWrite 142
90% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
199% 1.53 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 101 103 104 104 104 MB/s
Read 116
Write 103
Mixed 77.5
SusWrite 103
74% 99.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.9
182% 1.4 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 10,118,389 HDDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $150 @ launch in Sep '13
EbayUS $1182 hrs
BHPhotoUS $1205 hrs
NeweggUS $12516 hrs
OutletPCUS $13513 hrs
AmazonUS $14822 months
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Typical Red 4TB (2013) Builds (Compare 21,967 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $1,200

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