Average Bench: 73.6% (119th of 1015)

more Based on 1,977 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-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 26.4% 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 3.06MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Re 2TB (2012) is 44.7%. 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 78.7MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 120MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,977 samples)
Min Avg Max
87.8 Read 136 165
42.6 Write 124 152
43.5 Mixed 78.7 100
42.7 SusWrite 120 153
84.2% 115 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 0.79 1
0.8 4K Write 3.06 3.6
0.7 4K Mixed 1.02 1.2
203% 1.62 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: 149 154 154 150 153 155 MB/s
Read 164
Write 156
Mixed 90
SusWrite 152
103% 141 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 1
210% 1.73 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 01.01K04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 140 140 140 142 143 MB/s
Read 160
Write 131
Mixed 96.2
SusWrite 140
97% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1.2
222% 1.67 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01K03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 143 145 146 146 146 147 MB/s
Read 152
Write 148
Mixed 82.5
SusWrite 146
97% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3.5
4K Mixed 1
209% 1.77 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 01.01K01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 133 133 135 135 134 MB/s
Read 149
Write 140
Mixed 75.5
SusWrite 134
91% 124 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1
198% 1.57 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 01.01K01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 140 138 139 140 139 MB/s
Read 141
Write 136
Mixed 86
SusWrite 139
92% 125 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3.4
4K Mixed 1.1
218% 1.77 MB/s
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01K01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 91 93 113 118 118 MB/s
Read 88.3
Write 134
Mixed 58.8
SusWrite 104
71% 96.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
155% 1.2 MB/s
93GB free
Firmware: 01.01K02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 88 88 87 88 88 MB/s
Read 87.8
Write 87.5
Mixed 57.8
SusWrite 87.6
59% 80.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1
200% 1.6 MB/s
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Typical Re 2TB (2012) Builds (Compare 39,838 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $564

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