Average Bench: 65.3% (167th of 1015)

more Based on 2,783 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD2001FASS-00U0B0, WDC WD2001FASS-00W2B0, WDC WD2001FASS-00W2B, WDC WD2001FASS-00U0B, WDC WD20 01FASS-00W2B0, WDC WD20 01FASS-00U0B0, WD2001FASS-00U0, WDC WD20 01FASS-00W2B, WDC WD20 01FASS-00U0B, WDC WD2001FASS-0

Above average average bench

The WD WD2001FASS-00U0B0 2TB averaged 34.6% 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 0.93MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.6MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD WD2001FASS-00U0B0 2TB is 41.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD WD2001FASS-00U0B0 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 84.3MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 108MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,783 samples)
Min Avg Max
71.3 Read 119 151
65.8 Write 111 140
52.2 Mixed 84.3 108
66.4 SusWrite 108 142
77.9% 106 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.61 4K Read 1.1 1.4
1.5 4K Write 2.6 3.3
0.6 4K Mixed 0.93 1.1
197% 1.54 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
485GB free
Firmware: 01.00101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 117 118 119 119 119 MB/s
Read 119
Write 122
Mixed 101
SusWrite 118
85% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3.4
4K Mixed 1.1
223% 1.8 MB/s
14GB free
Firmware: 01.00101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 78 78 104 107 103 MB/s
Read 124
Write 110
Mixed 87.8
SusWrite 92.3
76% 103 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
181% 1.3 MB/s
449GB free
Firmware: 01.00101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 97 93 99 95 97 MB/s
Read 112
Write 96.2
Mixed 81
SusWrite 96.2
71% 96.4 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
184% 1.4 MB/s
508GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 93 92 94 95 97 MB/s
Read 110
Write 115
Mixed 94.7
SusWrite 95
77% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
180% 1.37 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 01.00101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 88 88 90 92 90 MB/s
Read 106
Write 111
Mixed 93
SusWrite 88
74% 99.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
176% 1.3 MB/s
41GB free
Firmware: 1D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 82 76 84 87 72 MB/s
Read 92.7
Write 74
Mixed 73.2
SusWrite 80.1
59% 80 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
140% 1.07 MB/s
530GB free
Firmware: 01.00101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 0.2 0 MB/s
Read 75.5
Write 68.8
Mixed 72.2
SusWrite 8.7
42% 56.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 0.9
191% 1.6 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,791,532 HDDs tested.

Typical WD2001FASS-00U0B0 2TB Builds (Compare 1,974 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus P6X58D PREMIUM

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $585

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