WDWD6002FZWX
WDWD5001FZWX

Release date: Q4 2016.

Release date: Q2 2015.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 6,121 user samples
2,605 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 123% 5.5TB free
Worst Bench: 66% 4.5TB free
Poor: 66% Great: 123%
SPEED RANK: 6th / 1015
3,516 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 110% 4.5TB free
Worst Bench: 60% 4TB free
Poor: 60% Great: 110%
SPEED RANK: 31st / 1015
Effective Speed
Effective HDD Speed
101 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+13%
89.5 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
176 MB/s Slightly faster read speed.
+14%
154 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
180 MB/s 191 MB/s Slightly faster write speed.
+6%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
1 MB/s 4.23 MB/s Hugely faster random read.
+323%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
4.89 MB/s Much faster random write.
+57%
3.11 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
76.2 MB/s 97.6 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
+28%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
0.71 MB/s 1.02 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
+44%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
175 MB/s Slightly faster sustained write speed.
+12%
156 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
217 MB/s Slightly faster peak read speed.
+10%
198 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
220 MB/s 237 MB/s Slightly faster peak write speed.
+8%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
1.1 MB/s 6.4 MB/s Hugely faster peak random read.
+482%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
6.4 MB/s Hugely faster peak random write.
+83%
3.5 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
89 MB/s 122 MB/s Much faster peak mixed IO speed.
+37%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
0.9 MB/s 1.1 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
+22%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
215 MB/s Slightly faster peak sustained write speed.
+7%
201 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 18,460,847 HDDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.05 % 0.06 % Higher market share.
+20%
Value
Value For Money
70 % Much better value.
+60%
43.7 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
55 % Slightly more popular.
+6%
52 %
Price
Price (score)
$249 Cheaper.
+15%
$294
Age
Newest
31 Months Much more recent.
+37%
49 Months
Capacity
Capacity
6TB 5TB
Hard Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) July 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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  • 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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Intel Core i7-8700K $350Nvidia GTX 1070 $400Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $104
AMD Ryzen 5 2600 $127Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $250Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $103
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X $252Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $750Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $97
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Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $70SanDisk Extreme 64GB $128
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $728SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $37Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $78SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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