Average Bench: 74.3% (110th of 1015)

more Based on 3,724 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD2000FYYZ-5, WDC WD20 00FYYZ-05UL1B0, WDC WD2000FYYZ-70UL1B0, WDC WD2000FYYZ-007BA0, WDC WD2000FYYZ-007BA, WD2000FYYZ-01UL1, WDC WD20 00FYYZ-01UL1, WDC WD20 00FYYZ-48J7HB1, WDC WD2000FYYZ-28UL1B0, 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 25.7% 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 1.04MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 3.12MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Re 2TB (2012) is 40%. 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 79.3MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 124MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,724 samples)
Min Avg Max
88.6 Read 134 167
79.2 Write 124 149
52.7 Mixed 79.3 99.3
73.9 SusWrite 124 153
84.8% 115 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 0.78 0.9
1.91 4K Write 3.12 3.6
0.7 4K Mixed 1.04 1.2
206% 1.65 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free
Firmware: 1K02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 220 224 217 225 222 214 MB/s
Read 244
Write 208
Mixed 108
SusWrite 220
143% 195 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 4.9
4K Mixed 1.6
331% 2.67 MB/s
774GB free
Firmware: 01.01K02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 137 138 137 137 139 MB/s
Read 160
Write 145
Mixed 88.6
SusWrite 138
97% 133 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3.5
4K Mixed 1
209% 1.77 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 01.01K03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 146 144 147 146 146 MB/s
Read 152
Write 138
Mixed 84.9
SusWrite 145
95% 130 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 1
206% 1.7 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 01.01K04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 132 132 133 134 134 MB/s
Read 131
Write 123
Mixed 88.3
SusWrite 133
87% 119 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3.4
4K Mixed 1
207% 1.73 MB/s
585GB free
Firmware: 01.01K02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 108 109 111 111 110 MB/s
Read 115
Write 118
Mixed 73.2
SusWrite 109
76% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 1.1
217% 1.73 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 01.01K03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 103 105 104 105 104 MB/s
Read 110
Write 103
Mixed 75.9
SusWrite 104
72% 98.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 1.1
212% 1.7 MB/s
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Desktop 88%
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Workstation 93%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $121

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $987

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 Comments

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Excellent

8 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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