Average Bench: 115% (1st of 1015)

Based on 195 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD8004FRYZ-0, WDC WD8004FRYZ-01VAEB0, WDC WD80 04FRYZ-01VAEB0

Outstanding average bench

The WD WD8004FRYZ-0 8TB averaged 14.7% 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 5.94MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD WD8004FRYZ-0 8TB is 66.4%. 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 198MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 195 samples)
Min Avg Max
113 Read 198 243
121 Write 202 245
56.7 Mixed 94.7 114
109 SusWrite 201 246
127% 174 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.7 4K Read 1.56 2.44
3.14 4K Write 5.94 7.82
0.7 4K Mixed 1.64 1.9
358% 3.05 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
4TB free
Firmware: 01.01H01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 203 212 205 212 205 208 MB/s
Read 199
Write 204
Mixed 101
SusWrite 207
130% 178 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 5.7
4K Mixed 1.7
361% 3 MB/s
927GB free
Firmware: 01.01H01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 159 160 164 162 156 MB/s
Read 181
Write 186
Mixed 89.5
SusWrite 160
113% 154 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 6.8
4K Mixed 1.9
395% 3.37 MB/s
195 MORE »

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 40,750,860 HDDs tested.

Typical WD8004FRYZ-0 8TB Builds (Compare 2,720 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 45%
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 38%
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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