WDWD1002FAEX
WDWD6001FZWX
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 95,884 user samples
94,139 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 75% 607GB free
Worst Bench: 35% 218GB free (System drive)
Poor: 35% Great: 75%
SPEED RANK: 231st / 1010
1,745 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 126% 5.5TB free
Worst Bench: 67% 197GB free
Poor: 67% Great: 126%
SPEED RANK: 7th / 1010
Effective Speed
Effective HDD Speed
56.3 % 101 % Much faster effective speed.
+79%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
103 MB/s 167 MB/s Much faster read speed.
+62%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
96.4 MB/s 204 MB/s Hugely faster write speed.
+112%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
1.01 MB/s 4.31 MB/s Hugely faster random read.
+327%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
2.16 MB/s 2.94 MB/s Much faster random write.
+36%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
79 MB/s 122 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
+54%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
0.89 MB/s Slightly faster random mixed IO.
+14%
0.78 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
92.5 MB/s 168 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
+82%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
140 MB/s 217 MB/s Much faster peak read speed.
+55%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
127 MB/s 248 MB/s Hugely faster peak write speed.
+95%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
1.4 MB/s 7.24 MB/s Hugely faster peak random read.
+417%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
2.7 MB/s 3.5 MB/s Faster peak random write.
+30%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
112 MB/s 196 MB/s Much faster peak mixed IO speed.
+75%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
1 MB/s 1.1 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
+10%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
128 MB/s 217 MB/s Much faster peak sustained write speed.
+70%
Market Share
Based on 11,835,526 HDDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.83 % Insanely higher market share.
+2,667%
0.03 %
Value
Value For Money
23.1 % 36.6 % Much better value.
+59%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
57 % 68 % More popular.
+19%
Price
Price (score)
$70 Hugely cheaper.
+85%
$474
Age
Newest
104 Months 40 Months Much more recent.
+62%
Capacity
Capacity
1TB 6TB
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The WD Black (2010) is not a great performer, at least not in today's market. With peak sequential read/writes of 162/129 MB/s the Black lags particularly at writing. In terms of small file random 4K performance things are a little better with peak read/writes of 1.21/2.7 MB/s but these figures still lag the current group leaders and place the 2010 version of the WD Black well below average. A direct comparison to the 2012 WD Blue shows that the newer Blue not only outperforms on nearly every single benchmark but also costs less. [Jan '14 HDrivePro]

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Hard Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) October 2018 HDD Rankings.

We calculate effective speed which measures performance for typical consumers. Effective speed is adjusted by current cost per GB to yield value for money. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top HDDs. [HDrivePro]

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Group Test Results

  • Best user rated - User sentiment trumps benchmarks for this comparison.
  • 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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