Average Bench: 78.9% (88th of 1015)

more Based on 3,462 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD4000FYYZ-01UL1B0, WDC WD4000FYYZ-01ULB0, WDC WD4000FYYZ-50UL1, 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 WD4000FYYZ-784L1B2, 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-DATTO, WDC WD4000FYYZ-05UL1, WDC WD4000FYYZ-48J7HB1, WDC WD4000FYYZ-00TYAB0, WDC WD4000FYYZ-8, WDC WD40 00FYYZ-05UL1B0

Good average bench

The WD Re 4TB (2012) averaged 21.1% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 1.02MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 3.13MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Re 4TB (2012) is 43.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Re 4TB (2012) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 83.3MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 131MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,462 samples)
Min Avg Max
89.7 Read 143 176
42.8 Write 131 160
44 Mixed 83.3 104
43.5 SusWrite 131 164
89.8% 122 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.7 4K Read 0.8 1
0.7 4K Write 3.13 3.7
0.7 4K Mixed 1.02 1.2
205% 1.65 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01KF2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 163 165 166 166 167 MB/s
Read 164
Write 154
Mixed 76.9
SusWrite 160
102% 139 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 1
206% 1.7 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01K02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 150 149 151 152 152 MB/s
Read 145
Write 147
Mixed 90.7
SusWrite 150
98% 133 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 3.5
4K Mixed 1
205% 1.73 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: 01.01K02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 138 138 137 137 138 MB/s
Read 156
Write 147
Mixed 84.9
SusWrite 137
96% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
194% 1.5 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01K02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 145 146 147 148 148 147 MB/s
Read 145
Write 141
Mixed 95.9
SusWrite 147
97% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3.6
4K Mixed 1
215% 1.83 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 00.0NS05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 135 136 136 139 135 MB/s
Read 131
Write 121
Mixed 85.8
SusWrite 135
87% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 1
204% 1.67 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01K03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 69 59 56 59 57 MB/s
Read 22.2
Write 44.9
Mixed 55
SusWrite 61.3
34% 45.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.4
94% 0.93 MB/s
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Typical Re 4TB (2012) Builds (Compare 34,720 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 116%
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Desktop
Desktop 101%
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Workstation
Workstation 109%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $178

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $1,215

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