Average Bench: 74.6% (113th of 1015)

more Based on 3,302 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, 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 25.4% 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 1.04MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 3.2MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Re 2TB (2012) is 39.2%. 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 80.9MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 125MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,302 samples)
Min Avg Max
90.1 Read 135 166
82.2 Write 126 151
54.5 Mixed 80.9 101
77 SusWrite 125 154
85.6% 116 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.67 4K Read 0.78 0.9
2.17 4K Write 3.2 3.6
0.9 4K Mixed 1.04 1.2
207% 1.67 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01K03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 143 142 144 147 144 144 MB/s
Read 147
Write 129
Mixed 90
SusWrite 144
94% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 1
206% 1.7 MB/s
825GB free
Firmware: 01.01K02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 148 149 149 150 150 150 MB/s
Read 127
Write 123
Mixed 80.2
SusWrite 149
88% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3.4
4K Mixed 1
212% 1.77 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 01.01K03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 142 144 143 142 143 MB/s
Read 128
Write 118
Mixed 71.7
SusWrite 142
84% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3.5
4K Mixed 1.2
236% 1.87 MB/s
672GB free
Firmware: 01.01K03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 115 117 117 118 117 MB/s
Read 131
Write 134
Mixed 87
SusWrite 117
86% 117 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3.4
4K Mixed 1
207% 1.73 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 00.0NS00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 109 117 103 97 91 MB/s
Read 140
Write 113
Mixed 76
SusWrite 104
80% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 1
195% 1.6 MB/s
785GB free
Firmware: 01.01K02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 106 106 107 108 107 MB/s
Read 123
Write 127
Mixed 76.8
SusWrite 107
80% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 1.1
209% 1.63 MB/s
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Gaming 57%
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Desktop
Desktop 75%
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Workstation
Workstation 65%
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Motherboard: Asrock B450M Pro4 - $75

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $508

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 Comments

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Excellent

4 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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