ToshibaHDWD120(X|E)ZSTA HDWD120UZSVA
WDWD5001FZWX

Release date: Q4 2015.

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Release date: Q2 2015.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 39,142 user samples
35,230 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 111% 2TB free
Worst Bench: 58% 531GB free
Poor: 58% Great: 111%
SPEED RANK: 34th / 1015
3,912 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 113% 2TB free
Worst Bench: 60% 2TB free
Poor: 60% Great: 113%
SPEED RANK: 24th / 1015
Effective Speed
Effective HDD Speed
89.1 % 90.3 % +1%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
156 MB/s +1% 155 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
159 MB/s 192 MB/s Faster write speed.
+21%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
1.04 MB/s 4.19 MB/s Hugely faster random read.
+303%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
2.08 MB/s 3.1 MB/s Much faster random write.
+49%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
30.1 MB/s 96.4 MB/s Hugely faster mixed IO speed.
+220%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
0.59 MB/s 1.03 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
+75%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
155 MB/s 158 MB/s +2%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
197 MB/s 203 MB/s +3%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
198 MB/s 237 MB/s Faster peak write speed.
+20%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
1.2 MB/s 6.2 MB/s Hugely faster peak random read.
+417%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
2.4 MB/s 3.5 MB/s Much faster peak random write.
+46%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
47.7 MB/s 119 MB/s Hugely faster peak mixed IO speed.
+149%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
0.8 MB/s 1.1 MB/s Much faster peak random mixed IO.
+38%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
194 MB/s 201 MB/s +4%
Market Share
Based on 21,346,176 HDDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.42 % Insanely higher market share.
+1,300%
0.03 %
Value
Value For Money
56.6 % Hugely better value.
+84%
30.7 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
63 % More popular.
+21%
52 %
Price
Price (score)
$63 Much cheaper.
+79%
$294
Age
Newest
49 Months Slightly more recent.
+8%
53 Months
Capacity
Capacity
2TB 5TB
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  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance.
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.
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