Average Bench: 64.7% (169th of 1015)

more Based on 4,304 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 35.2% 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 0.94MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.58MB/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 82.3MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 108MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,304 samples)
Min Avg Max
68.2 Read 117 152
67.2 Write 109 141
45.8 Mixed 82.3 107
63.4 SusWrite 108 142
76.7% 104 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 1.08 1.4
1.45 4K Write 2.58 3.4
0.7 4K Mixed 0.94 1.1
197% 1.53 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.00101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 97 126 128 134 141 MB/s
Read 131
Write 124
Mixed 78.9
SusWrite 123
84% 114 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1
211% 1.67 MB/s
546GB free
Firmware: 01.00101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 109 109 109 109 109 MB/s
Read 130
Write 118
Mixed 90.5
SusWrite 109
82% 112 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 0.9
202% 1.6 MB/s
4.5TB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 113 114 113 115 114 MB/s
Read 97.9
Write 99.8
Mixed 79.3
SusWrite 112
72% 97.4 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
207% 1.6 MB/s
569GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 98 100 100 100 100 MB/s
Read 102
Write 94.7
Mixed 88.9
SusWrite 99
71% 96.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
194% 1.5 MB/s
205GB free
Firmware: 100.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 55 61 62 64 64 64 MB/s
Read 110
Write 108
Mixed 62.3
SusWrite 61.6
63% 85.7 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 1
226% 1.87 MB/s
913GB free
Firmware: 01.00101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 119 121 125 122 119 MB/s
Read 0.2
Write 101
Mixed 16.6
SusWrite 121
43% 59.8 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.4
114% 0.97 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,721,965 HDDs tested.

Typical WD2001FASS-00U0B0 2TB Builds (Compare 13,764 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 101%
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Desktop
Desktop 94%
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Workstation
Workstation 103%
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Motherboard: MSI MPG X570 GAMING PLUS (MS-7C37) - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $1,102

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