Average Bench: 99.7% (4th of 1015)

Based on 424 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD80EFBX-68AZZN0, WDC WD80 EFBX-68AZZN0, WDC WD80EFBX-68A

Excellent average bench

The WD WD80EFBX-68AZZN0 8TB averaged just 0.2% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WD WD80EFBX-68AZZN0 8TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 1.37MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 5.62MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD WD80EFBX-68AZZN0 8TB is 52.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD WD80EFBX-68AZZN0 8TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 102MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 173MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 424 samples)
Min Avg Max
99.9 Read 173 206
114 Write 177 210
74 Mixed 102 122
96.2 SusWrite 173 208
115% 156 MB/s
Min Avg Max
1.4 4K Read 2.21 2.8
3.82 4K Write 5.62 6.2
1.1 4K Mixed 1.37 1.6
349% 3.07 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
7TB free
Firmware: 85.00A85
SusWrite @10s intervals: 204 202 202 206 206 202 MB/s
Read 195
Write 206
Mixed 110
SusWrite 204
131% 179 MB/s
4K Read 2.8
4K Write 5.9
4K Mixed 1.4
382% 3.37 MB/s
7TB free
Firmware: 85.00A85
SusWrite @10s intervals: 194 188 195 193 195 192 MB/s
Read 191
Write 197
Mixed 104
SusWrite 193
125% 171 MB/s
4K Read 2.7
4K Write 6.2
4K Mixed 1.3
372% 3.4 MB/s
6TB free
Firmware: 85.00A85
SusWrite @10s intervals: 193 187 187 195 194 192 MB/s
Read 192
Write 208
Mixed 105
SusWrite 191
127% 174 MB/s
4K Read 2.2
4K Write 5.5
4K Mixed 1.4
349% 3.03 MB/s
5.5TB free
Firmware: 85.00A85
SusWrite @10s intervals: 186 188 183 178 186 188 MB/s
Read 179
Write 183
Mixed 105
SusWrite 185
119% 163 MB/s
4K Read 2.1
4K Write 6.2
4K Mixed 1.2
336% 3.17 MB/s
5.5TB free
Firmware: 85.00A85
SusWrite @10s intervals: 182 184 184 179 178 183 MB/s
Read 173
Write 178
Mixed 100
SusWrite 182
116% 158 MB/s
4K Read 2
4K Write 6.1
4K Mixed 1.2
330% 3.1 MB/s
4.5TB free
Firmware: 85.00A85
SusWrite @10s intervals: 179 176 172 175 178 178 MB/s
Read 173
Write 178
Mixed 97.2
SusWrite 176
114% 156 MB/s
4K Read 3
4K Write 5.7
4K Mixed 1.5
397% 3.4 MB/s
6TB free
Firmware: 85.00A85
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 179 180 177 179 174 MB/s
Read 172
Write 172
Mixed 94.6
SusWrite 177
113% 154 MB/s
4K Read 2.9
4K Write 5.6
4K Mixed 1.3
369% 3.27 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,354,787 HDDs tested.

Typical WD80EFBX-68AZZN0 8TB Builds (Compare 27,794 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 201%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 208%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MAG X570 TOMAHAWK WIFI (MS-7C84) - $250

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $1,346

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