Average Bench: 82.5% (67th of 1015)

more Based on 757 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD3000F9YZ-0, WDC WD30 00F9YZ-09N20, WD3000F9YZ-09N20L0, WDC WD3000F9YZ-09N20, WDC WD3000F9YZ-09N20L1, WDC WD30 00F9YZ-09N20L1, WDC WD3000F9YZ-09N20L0, WDC WD30 00F9YZ-09N20L0

Very good average bench

The WD Se 3TB (2013) averaged just 17.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WD Se 3TB (2013) near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.99MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.92MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Se 3TB (2013) is 45.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Se 3TB (2013) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 89.1MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 136MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 757 samples)
Min Avg Max
50.4 Read 146 180
51.1 Write 136 167
29.2 Mixed 89.1 115
85.1 SusWrite 141 169
94.1% 128 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 0.87 1.1
1.33 4K Write 2.92 3.6
0.7 4K Mixed 0.99 1.1
200% 1.59 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3TB free
Firmware: 01.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 168 169 169 169 170 169 MB/s
Read 181
Write 168
Mixed 122
SusWrite 169
118% 160 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3.5
4K Mixed 1
213% 1.8 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 167 169 168 169 170 169 MB/s
Read 177
Write 151
Mixed 99.6
SusWrite 168
109% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1
204% 1.63 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 152 156 156 154 157 155 MB/s
Read 170
Write 142
Mixed 92
SusWrite 155
102% 140 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1.1
215% 1.67 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 01.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 160 161 163 163 162 MB/s
Read 152
Write 146
Mixed 89.9
SusWrite 161
101% 137 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 0.9
201% 1.7 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 01.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 162 162 136 165 158 167 MB/s
Read 154
Write 144
Mixed 102
SusWrite 158
103% 140 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 3.4
4K Mixed 1.1
227% 1.83 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 152 155 156 155 156 155 MB/s
Read 156
Write 143
Mixed 99.6
SusWrite 155
102% 138 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 1
210% 1.7 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 153 154 155 155 156 156 MB/s
Read 149
Write 152
Mixed 104
SusWrite 154
103% 140 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.1
202% 1.47 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 151 151 152 150 153 MB/s
Read 153
Write 148
Mixed 90.4
SusWrite 148
99% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1
204% 1.63 MB/s
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Typical Se 3TB (2013) Builds (Compare 34,501 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 95%
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Desktop
Desktop 93%
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Workstation
Workstation 97%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte X570 AORUS ELITE - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $1,008

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