Average Bench: 116% (1st of 1015)

Based on 161 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD8004FRYZ-0, WDC WD8004FRYZ-01VAEB0, WDC WD80 04FRYZ-01VAEB0

Outstanding average bench

The WD WD8004FRYZ-0 8TB averaged 16.4% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WD WD8004FRYZ-0 8TB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 1.64MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 5.92MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD WD8004FRYZ-0 8TB is 66.2%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the WD WD8004FRYZ-0 8TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 94.7MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 200MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 161 samples)
Min Avg Max
114 Read 200 243
123 Write 205 246
55.7 Mixed 94.7 114
115 SusWrite 204 246
129% 176 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.61 4K Read 1.55 2.4
2.93 4K Write 5.92 7.8
0.7 4K Mixed 1.64 1.9
356% 3.03 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3TB free
Firmware: 01.01H01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 197 202 194 198 202 197 MB/s
Read 245
Write 250
Mixed 113
SusWrite 198
147% 202 MB/s
4K Read 1.9
4K Write 6.4
4K Mixed 1.8
398% 3.37 MB/s
4TB free
Firmware: 01.01H01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 207 210 209 215 209 210 MB/s
Read 198
Write 192
Mixed 99.7
SusWrite 210
128% 175 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 1.9
374% 2.9 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: 01.01H01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 129 129 129 128 129 MB/s
Read 209
Write 119
Mixed 88.4
SusWrite 128
100% 136 MB/s
4K Read 1.7
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 1.8
367% 2.9 MB/s
4.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01H01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 186 193 188 167 159 181 MB/s
Read 120
Write 102
Mixed 57
SusWrite 179
84% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 5
4K Mixed 0.4
166% 2.03 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 39,052,823 HDDs tested.

Typical WD8004FRYZ-0 8TB Builds (Compare 2,529 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 46%
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI Z97-G45 GAMING (MS-7821) - $152

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $940

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