Average Bench: 80% (80th of 1015)

more Based on 2,754 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD4000FYYZ-01UL1B0, WDC WD4000FYYZ-01ULB0, WDC WD4000FYYZ-70DJ3B0, WDC WD40 00FYYZ-01UL1B2, WDC WD4000FYYZ-90FYEB0, WDC WD40 00FYYZ-01UL1B1, WDC WD4000FYYZ-02UL1B3, WDC WD40 00FYYZ-01UL1B3, WD4000FYYZ-01UL1B0, WDC WD40 00FYYZ-01UL1B0, WD4000FYYZ-12, WDC WD4000FYYZ-50UL1B0, WDC WD4000FYYZ-03UL1B3, WDC WD4000FYYZ-03UL1B1, WDC WD4000FYYZ-48J7H, WDC WD4000FYYZ-03UL1B2, WDC WD4000FYYZ-3, WDC WD4000FYYZ-5, WDC WD40 00FYYZ-03UL1B2, WDC WD4000FYYZ-03UL1, WDC WD4000FYYZ-0, WDC WD4000FYYZ-01UL1, WDC WD4000FYYZ-36UL1B0, WDC WD40 00FYYZ-01UL1, WDC WD4000FYYZ-01UL1B3, WDC WD4000FYYZ-90UL1B0, WDC WD4000FYYZ-05UL1B0, WDC WD4000FYYZ-01UL1B2, WDC WD40 00FYYZ-05UL1, WDC WD4000FYYZ-01UL1B1, WDC WD4000FYYZ-48J7HB3, WDC WD4000FYYZ-05UL1, WDC WD4000FYYZ-48J7HB1, WDC WD4000FYYZ-00TYAB0, WDC WD4000FYYZ-8, WDC WD40 00FYYZ-05UL1B0

Very good average bench

The WD Re 4TB (2012) averaged just 19.9% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WD Re 4TB (2012) near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 1.04MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 3.14MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Re 4TB (2012) is 45.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Re 4TB (2012) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 84.3MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 132MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 2,754 samples)
Min Avg Max
94 Read 146 175
46.6 Write 133 161
51.7 Mixed 84.3 104
43.5 SusWrite 132 163
91% 124 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.7 4K Read 0.81 1
0.7 4K Write 3.14 3.7
0.7 4K Mixed 1.04 1.2
207% 1.66 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: 00.0NS05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 143 141 141 142 140 MB/s
Read 146
Write 147
Mixed 85.2
SusWrite 141
95% 130 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
191% 1.4 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 01.01K01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 135 136 136 136 136 MB/s
Read 129
Write 120
Mixed 86.2
SusWrite 135
86% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 3.6
4K Mixed 1
207% 1.77 MB/s
884GB free
Firmware: 01.01K01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 120 122 120 122 120 MB/s
Read 114
Write 116
Mixed 77.6
SusWrite 121
79% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3.5
4K Mixed 1
209% 1.77 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: 1K02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 16 14 14 14 16 16 MB/s
Read 59.1
Write 21.7
Mixed 25.4
SusWrite 14.9
22% 30.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 0.4
61% 0.3 MB/s
3.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01K02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 7.5 7.4 7.4 6.6 8.2 9.2 MB/s
Read 35.2
Write 4.2
Mixed 5.7
SusWrite 7.7
10% 13.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 0
6% 0.07 MB/s
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Desktop 95%
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Workstation 92%
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Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $125

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $961

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