Average Bench: 72.9% (116th of 1015)

more Based on 4,935 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD2000FYYZ-5, WDC WD20 00FYYZ-05UL1B0, WDC WD2000FYYZ-70UL1B0, WDC WD2000FYYZ-007BA0, WDC WD2000FYYZ-007BA, WD2000FYYZ-01UL1, WDC WD20 00FYYZ-36UL1B0, WDC WD20 00FYYZ-01UL1, WDC WD2000FYYZ-20UL1B1, WDC WD20 00FYYZ-48J7HB1, WD2000FYYZ-01UL, WDC WD2000FYYZ-28UL1B0, WDC WD2000FYYZ-88UL1B0, WDC WD2000FYYZ-01UL1B0, WDC WD2000FYYZ-01UL1B2, WDC WD2000FYYZ-01UL1B1, WDC WD2000FYYZ-0, WDC WD2000FYYZ-48J7HB1, WDC WD2000FYYZ-01UL1B3, WDC WD20 00FYYZ-01UL1B0, WDC WD20 00FYYZ-01UL1B2, WDC WD20 00FYYZ-01UL1B1, WDC WD2000FYYZ-05UL1B0, WDC WD20 00FYYZ-01UL1B3, WD2000FYYZ-01UL1B1, WDC WD2000FYYZ-01UL1, WDC WD2000FYYZ-36UL1B0, WD2000FYYZ-01UL1B2, WDC WD2000FYYZ-PASB0, WD2000FYYZ-01UL1B0, WDC WD2000FYYZ-50UL1B0, WDC WD2000FYYZ-03UL1B2, WD2000FYYZ-12, WD2000FYYZ-03UL1B2, WDC WD2000FYYZ-70ZY8B0, WDC WD2000FYYZ-03UL1B3

Good average bench

The WD Re 2TB (2012) averaged 27.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 1.02MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 3.17MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Re 2TB (2012) is 38.1%. 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 78.5MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 121MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,935 samples)
Min Avg Max
82.6 Read 132 165
71.7 Write 121 150
52.2 Mixed 78.5 100
68.3 SusWrite 122 152
83.3% 113 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 0.78 1
2.2 4K Write 3.17 3.7
0.7 4K Mixed 1.02 1.2
205% 1.66 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01K02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 143 145 145 145 146 MB/s
Read 156
Write 141
Mixed 99.7
SusWrite 144
100% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 3.5
4K Mixed 1.1
216% 1.77 MB/s
585GB free
Firmware: 01.01K03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 120 123 122 120 121 MB/s
Read 156
Write 140
Mixed 88.7
SusWrite 122
93% 126 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3.5
4K Mixed 1
209% 1.77 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 01.01K02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 136 135 134 136 136 136 MB/s
Read 140
Write 132
Mixed 76.3
SusWrite 135
89% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 1.1
215% 1.7 MB/s
628GB free
Firmware: HPG1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 136 133 134 133 133 135 MB/s
Read 134
Write 134
Mixed 93.4
SusWrite 134
91% 124 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 1.1
215% 1.7 MB/s
628GB free
Firmware: HPG1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 135 135 135 134 135 MB/s
Read 133
Write 133
Mixed 90.8
SusWrite 134
90% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 1.1
213% 1.67 MB/s
443GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01K02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 51 77 76 92 92 MB/s
Read 111
Write 104
Mixed 62.3
SusWrite 74.7
65% 87.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3.5
4K Mixed 1
213% 1.8 MB/s
120GB free
Firmware: 01.01K02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 95 95 94 96 97 MB/s
Read 78.5
Write 74.4
Mixed 59.4
SusWrite 95.2
57% 76.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 0.8
171% 1.5 MB/s
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $178

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 Comments

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Excellent

17 months ago.

This is quite an upgrade from my WD5000AAKX (WD Blue 500GB.) Got it for cheap, too. $42! Brand New, too. Was like night and day, also made loading times shorter, although an SSD is still faster.


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