Average Bench: 76.7% (103rd of 1015)

more Based on 2,363 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD2000FYYZ-5, WD2000FYYZ-01UL1, WD2000FYYZ-01UL1B1, WDC WD2000FYYZ-01UL1, WDC WD20 00FYYZ-01UL1, WDC WD2000FYYZ-36UL1B0, WDC WD20 00FYYZ-48J7HB1, WDC WD2000FYYZ-28UL1B0, WDC WD2000FYYZ-01UL1B0, WDC WD2000FYYZ-50UL1B0, WDC WD2000FYYZ-01UL1B2, WDC WD2000FYYZ-01UL1B1, WDC WD2000FYYZ-0, WDC WD2000FYYZ-48J7HB1, WDC WD2000FYYZ-01UL1B3, WDC WD2000FYYZ-03UL1B2, WDC WD20 00FYYZ-01UL1B0, WD2000FYYZ-12, WD2000FYYZ-03UL1B2, WDC WD20 00FYYZ-01UL1B2, WDC WD20 00FYYZ-01UL1B1, WDC WD2000FYYZ-05UL1B0, WDC WD20 00FYYZ-01UL1B3, WDC WD2000FYYZ-70ZY8B0, WDC WD2000FYYZ-03UL1B3

Good average bench

The WD Re 2TB (2012) averaged 23.2% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WD Re 2TB (2012) near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 1.05MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 3.21MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Re 2TB (2012) is 40.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Re 2TB (2012) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 81.9MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 127MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,363 samples)
Min Avg Max
91.6 Read 140 171
87.4 Write 130 153
57.5 Mixed 81.9 101
77.4 SusWrite 127 152
87.9% 120 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 0.79 0.9
2.2 4K Write 3.21 3.7
0.8 4K Mixed 1.05 1.2
209% 1.68 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: 01.01KF2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 151 153 151 154 153 MB/s
Read 151
Write 147
Mixed 76.5
SusWrite 152
96% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3.4
4K Mixed 1.1
223% 1.8 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 01.01K02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 143 143 141 144 144 144 MB/s
Read 158
Write 136
Mixed 85
SusWrite 143
96% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3.4
4K Mixed 1
212% 1.77 MB/s
989GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 136 138 128 141 138 147 MB/s
Read 152
Write 149
Mixed 86.5
SusWrite 138
96% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3.6
4K Mixed 1.1
222% 1.83 MB/s
677GB free
Firmware: 01.01K03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 136 137 138 139 140 139 MB/s
Read 152
Write 145
Mixed 93.8
SusWrite 138
97% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3.4
4K Mixed 1.2
234% 1.83 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01K03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 143 141 145 139 143 MB/s
Read 145
Write 137
Mixed 85.2
SusWrite 142
94% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 1.1
215% 1.7 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01K02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 135 133 134 136 135 MB/s
Read 127
Write 125
Mixed 80.2
SusWrite 134
86% 117 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 1
200% 1.63 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01K02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 128 128 127 128 128 MB/s
Read 129
Write 126
Mixed 81.5
SusWrite 128
85% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 1.1
217% 1.73 MB/s
767GB free
Firmware: 01.01K03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 90 96 110 110 108 MB/s
Read 119
Write 124
Mixed 66.7
SusWrite 99.5
75% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 0.7
155% 1.37 MB/s
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Gaming 11%
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Desktop
Desktop 41%
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Workstation
Workstation 21%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H61M-DS2 - $69

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 37% - Below average Total price: $233

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