Average Bench: 45.4% (389th of 1015)

more Based on 11,386 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 WD20 EADS-14R6B0, 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 54.5% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.65MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.02MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 2TB (2009) is 32.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the WD Green 2TB (2009) performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 51.3MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 76.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,386 samples)
Min Avg Max
45.3 Read 80.8 106
27.7 Write 76.1 101
24.3 Mixed 51.3 72.7
28.5 SusWrite 77.2 103
52.4% 71.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.58 0.7
0.62 4K Write 2.02 2.8
0.3 4K Mixed 0.65 0.9
134% 1.08 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.00A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 94 87 88 93 91 MB/s
Read 97.9
Write 102
Mixed 63.6
SusWrite 90.9
65% 88.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 0.7
155% 1.33 MB/s
421GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 86 87 88 88 87 MB/s
Read 89.7
Write 72.7
Mixed 62.2
SusWrite 86.8
58% 77.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.8
156% 1.23 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.00A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 94 93 94 95 95 MB/s
Read 80.5
Write 80.8
Mixed 48.5
SusWrite 93.9
56% 75.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.7
149% 1.27 MB/s
211GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 81 86 88 97 97 MB/s
Read 80.8
Write 72.4
Mixed 44.7
SusWrite 88.4
52% 71.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
133% 0.93 MB/s
771GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 78 79 79 79 80 MB/s
Read 53.1
Write 50.7
Mixed 35.2
SusWrite 78.9
40% 54.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
155% 1.17 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 01.00A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 49 50 51 50 51 51 MB/s
Read 46.8
Write 36
Mixed 31
SusWrite 50.6
30% 41.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.5
83% 0.5 MB/s
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