WDWD6001FZWX
WDWD3003FZEX
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 12,477 user samples
2,823 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 122% 5TB free
Worst Bench: 68% 4.5TB free
Poor: 68% Great: 122%
SPEED RANK: 9th / 1015
9,654 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 99% 3TB free
Worst Bench: 50% 2TB free
Poor: 50% Great: 99%
SPEED RANK: 79th / 1015
Effective Speed
Effective HDD Speed
96.5 % Faster effective speed.
+21%
80 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
168 MB/s Faster read speed.
+17%
144 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
202 MB/s Much faster write speed.
+51%
134 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
4.63 MB/s Hugely faster random read.
+438%
0.86 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
3.17 MB/s Slightly faster random write.
+7%
2.96 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
103 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
+19%
86.7 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
1.03 MB/s +4% 0.99 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
167 MB/s Faster sustained write speed.
+24%
135 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
214 MB/s Faster peak read speed.
+20%
179 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
246 MB/s Much faster peak write speed.
+48%
166 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
7 MB/s Hugely faster peak random read.
+536%
1.1 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
3.5 MB/s 3.5 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
126 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
+16%
109 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
1.1 MB/s 1.2 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
+9%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
217 MB/s Faster peak sustained write speed.
+29%
168 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 19,876,274 HDDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.01 % 0.07 % Hugely higher market share.
+600%
Value
Value For Money
38.6 % Slightly better value.
+11%
34.7 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
68 % Much more popular.
+36%
50 %
Price
Price (score)
$300 $138 Much cheaper.
+54%
Age
Newest
51 Months More recent.
+24%
67+ Months
Capacity
Capacity
6TB 3TB
Hard Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) September 2019 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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AMD Ryzen 5 3600 $195Nvidia RTX 2060 $340Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $207
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