Average Bench: 113% (2nd of 1015)

Based on 423 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD101KRYZ-01JPDB0, WDC WD101KRYZ-01JPDB, WDC WD101KRYZ-01, WDC WD101KRYZ-01JPDB1, WDC WD10 1KRYZ-01JPDB1

Outstanding average bench

The WD Gold 10TB (2016) averaged 13.3% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WD Gold 10TB (2016) near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 1.04MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 5.55MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Gold 10TB (2016) is 62%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the WD Gold 10TB (2016) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 117MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 1.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 423 samples)
Min Avg Max
129 Read 197 239
130 Write 199 242
70.1 Mixed 117 209
119 SusWrite 196 241
130% 177 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.56 4K Read 1.1 1.4
4.37 4K Write 5.55 6.8
0.4 4K Mixed 1.04 1.4
264% 2.56 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
6.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01H01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 218 216 221 223 218 221 MB/s
Read 225
Write 217
Mixed 106
SusWrite 220
140% 192 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 4.9
4K Mixed 1
256% 2.4 MB/s
4.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01H02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 196 198 200 190 197 198 MB/s
Read 196
Write 209
Mixed 99.5
SusWrite 197
128% 175 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 5.3
4K Mixed 1.2
286% 2.6 MB/s
7TB free
Firmware: 01.01H02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 172 172 170 172 172 MB/s
Read 213
Write 214
Mixed 99.5
SusWrite 172
128% 174 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.5
4K Mixed 1.2
281% 2.6 MB/s
5TB free
Firmware: 01.01H02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 196 199 197 192 197 200 MB/s
Read 176
Write 183
Mixed 95.8
SusWrite 197
119% 163 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 5.6
4K Mixed 1.4
309% 2.73 MB/s
8.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01H02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 218 212 145 93 88 116 MB/s
Read 214
Write 223
Mixed 92.6
SusWrite 145
123% 169 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.3
4K Mixed 1.2
277% 2.53 MB/s
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Typical Gold 10TB (2016) Builds (Compare 419 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 132%
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Desktop
Desktop 145%
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Workstation
Workstation 148%
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Motherboard: Asrock X299 Professional Gaming i9

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 106% - Outstanding Total price: $1,758

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AMD Ryzen 5 2600 $127Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $250Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $103
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