Average Bench: 44.5% (417th of 1015)

more Based on 6,257 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD20EADS-11R6B1, WDC WD20 EADS-00S2B0, WDC WD20EADS-32R6B0, WDC WD20 EADS-00W4B0, WDC WD20 EADS-98R6B0, WDC WD20EADS-00S2B0, WDC WD20EADS-00W4B0, WDC WD20EADS-65R6BX, WDC WD20EADS-11R, WDC WD20EADS-55R, WDC WD20 EADS-11R6B1, WDC WD20EADS-65R, WDC WD20 EADS-42R6B0, WDC WD20 EADS-55R6B0, WDC WD20EADS-22R6B0, WDC WD20 EADS-32S2B0, WDC WD20EADS-65R6B1, WDC WD20EADS-65R6B0, WDC WD20EADS-32S2B0, WD20EADS-00S2B0, WDC WD20EADS-00R6B0, WDC WD20EADS-00W, WDC WD20EADS-14R6B0, WDC WD20 EADS-00R6B0, WDC WD20EADS-14R, WDC WD20EADS-00R, WDC WD20 EADS-65R6B1, WDC WD20EADS-22R, WDC WD20 EADS-22R6B0, WDC WD20EADS-32S, WDC WD20EADS-42R, WDC WD20EADS-00S, WDC WD20EADS-32R, WDC WD20EADS-42R6B0, WDC WD20EADS-55R6B0, WDC WD20 EADS-32R6B0, WDC WD20EADS-98R6B0

Below average average bench

The WD Green 2TB (2009) averaged 55.5% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.65MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.96MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 2TB (2009) is 36.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Green 2TB (2009) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 50.4MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 75.7MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 6,257 samples)
Min Avg Max
38.5 Read 79 105
20.9 Write 75.9 101
18.7 Mixed 50.4 71.8
28 SusWrite 75.7 103
51.7% 70.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.56 0.7
0.7 4K Write 1.96 2.8
0.2 4K Mixed 0.65 0.9
132% 1.06 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3TB free
Firmware: 01.00A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 191 193 193 194 194 190 MB/s
Read 190
Write 183
Mixed 74.7
SusWrite 192
116% 160 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
189% 1.4 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 04.05G04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 99 101 102 103 101 MB/s
Read 101
Write 94.2
Mixed 47.8
SusWrite 101
63% 85.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
122% 0.9 MB/s
330GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 66 66 66 66 67 MB/s
Read 89.7
Write 88.3
Mixed 60.7
SusWrite 65.2
56% 76 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
144% 1 MB/s
498GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 65 66 62 65 69 MB/s
Read 79.7
Write 81.5
Mixed 49
SusWrite 64.9
51% 68.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
119% 0.9 MB/s
808GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 84 80 83 84 84 MB/s
Read 57.8
Write 52
Mixed 42
SusWrite 83.1
43% 58.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
158% 1.1 MB/s
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Desktop 62%
Workstation 38%
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Motherboard: Asus Maximus IV GENE-Z - $150

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