Average Bench: 107% (2nd of 1015)

more Based on 924 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD101KRYZ-01JPDB0, WDC WD101KRYZ-01JPDB, WDC WD101KRYZ-01, WDC WD101KRYZ-01JPDB1, WDC WD10 1KRYZ-01JPDB1, WDC WD10 1KRYZ-01JPDB

Outstanding average bench

The WD Gold 10TB (2016) averaged 7.0% 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 1.21MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 5.65MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Gold 10TB (2016) is 58.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Gold 10TB (2016) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 95.5MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 181MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 924 samples)
Min Avg Max
118 Read 191 240
129 Write 194 241
71.3 Mixed 95.5 116
111 SusWrite 181 235
121% 165 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.9 4K Read 1.27 1.92
4.88 4K Write 5.65 6.7
0.7 4K Mixed 1.21 1.5
292% 2.71 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1TB free
Firmware: 01.01H02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 194 201 198 203 206 202 MB/s
Read 227
Write 234
Mixed 99.2
SusWrite 201
139% 190 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 1.4
300% 2.57 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 01.01H02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 202 198 200 204 206 203 MB/s
Read 218
Write 225
Mixed 101
SusWrite 202
136% 187 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 5.6
4K Mixed 1.2
287% 2.67 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: 01.01H02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 149 148 149 152 150 MB/s
Read 158
Write 167
Mixed 84.8
SusWrite 150
102% 140 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.9
4K Mixed 1.6
333% 2.87 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: 01.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 184 186 183 186 186 185 MB/s
Read 77.2
Write 80.1
Mixed 56.9
SusWrite 185
73% 99.8 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 0.5
198% 2.27 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 0204
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 62 63 63 49 63 MB/s
Read 145
Write 61.5
Mixed 70.1
SusWrite 60.2
62% 84.2 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 4.9
4K Mixed 1.4
305% 2.57 MB/s
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Typical Gold 10TB (2016) Builds (Compare 1,229 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 92%
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Desktop
Desktop 89%
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Workstation
Workstation 83%
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Motherboard: Asus X99-DELUXE II - $452

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Average Total price: $1,736

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