Average Bench: 76.6% (103rd of 1015)

more Based on 2,692 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD2000FYYZ-5, WDC WD2000FYYZ-007BA0, 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, 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 23.3% 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 3.19MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Re 2TB (2012) is 38.6%. 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 81.7MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 127MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,692 samples)
Min Avg Max
94.3 Read 140 170
85.5 Write 129 152
52.3 Mixed 81.7 100
73.8 SusWrite 127 152
87.6% 119 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.7 4K Read 0.8 1
2 4K Write 3.19 3.7
0.8 4K Mixed 1.05 1.2
208% 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: 01.01K01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 149 150 149 150 148 MB/s
Read 172
Write 144
Mixed 99.8
SusWrite 148
104% 141 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3.4
4K Mixed 1
207% 1.73 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 01.01K02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 151 149 150 151 148 MB/s
Read 156
Write 125
Mixed 78.9
SusWrite 150
93% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3.5
4K Mixed 1.2
232% 1.83 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 01.01K03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 134 133 135 135 136 MB/s
Read 132
Write 131
Mixed 81.9
SusWrite 134
88% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 3.5
4K Mixed 1
205% 1.73 MB/s
828GB free
Firmware: 01.01K03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 116 117 117 117 116 MB/s
Read 137
Write 138
Mixed 88
SusWrite 116
88% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 1.2
228% 1.73 MB/s
249GB free
Firmware: 01.01K02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 142 142 143 143 143 MB/s
Read 99.6
Write 90.6
Mixed 55.6
SusWrite 142
71% 97 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 1
208% 1.7 MB/s
774GB free
Firmware: 01.01K01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 117 120 120 120 120 MB/s
Read 120
Write 114
Mixed 83.4
SusWrite 119
80% 109 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 1.1
221% 1.73 MB/s
173GB free
Firmware: 01.01K03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 113 113 111 113 111 MB/s
Read 115
Write 111
Mixed 79.2
SusWrite 112
77% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 3.5
4K Mixed 1.1
216% 1.77 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 01.01K03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 43 43 43 43 43 43 MB/s
Read 166
Write 42.3
Mixed 43
SusWrite 43.1
54% 73.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.7
128% 0.77 MB/s
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME X470-PRO - $133

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