Average Bench: 85.2% (55th of 1015)

Based on 201 user benchmarks.  Model: MB2000GCWDA

Very good average bench

The MB2000GCWDA 2TB averaged just 14.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the MB2000GCWDA 2TB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.93MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 1.38MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the MB2000GCWDA 2TB is 48.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the MB2000GCWDA 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 86.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 141MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 201 samples)
Min Avg Max
98.7 Read 155 186
43.7 Write 141 178
43.8 Mixed 86.4 141
43.1 SusWrite 141 182
96.1% 131 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.87 4K Read 1.38 1.7
0.62 4K Write 2.28 3.2
0.45 4K Mixed 0.93 1.2
203% 1.53 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: HPGD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 169 174 171 176 175 176 MB/s
Read 175
Write 172
Mixed 89.7
SusWrite 173
112% 152 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 1
231% 1.87 MB/s
2TB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPGD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 144 154 162 161 147 MB/s
Read 178
Write 127
Mixed 84.3
SusWrite 148
99% 134 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.1
235% 1.77 MB/s
872GB free
Firmware: HPGH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 138 173 181 179 173 MB/s
Read 146
Write 145
Mixed 78.4
SusWrite 159
97% 132 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1
200% 1.43 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: HPGH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 43 44 44 45 44 45 MB/s
Read 177
Write 44.5
Mixed 43.8
SusWrite 44.2
57% 77.3 MB/s
4K Read 1.8
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.9
186% 1.1 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,990,961 HDDs tested.

Typical MB2000GCWDA 2TB Builds (Compare 3,742 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 53%
Desktop 78%
Workstation 53%

Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Extreme6 - $207

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $1,073

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