Average Bench: 88.8% (36th of 1015)

more Based on 1,349 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD1005FBYZ-01YCBB1, WDC WD1005FBYZ-0, WDC WD1005FBYZ-01YCBB3, WDC WD1005FBYZ-01YCBB2, WDC WD10 05FBYZ-01YCBB3, WDC WD10 05FBYZ-01YCBB2, WDC WD10 05FBYZ-01YCBB1, WDC WD1005FBYZ-01YCB

Very good average bench

The WD Gold 1TB (2016) averaged just 11.2% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WD Gold 1TB (2016) near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 4.25MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.99MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Gold 1TB (2016) is 48.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Gold 1TB (2016) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 97.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 153MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,349 samples)
Min Avg Max
90.2 Read 153 195
114 Write 188 230
66.5 Mixed 97.4 116
99.5 SusWrite 155 191
109% 148 MB/s
Min Avg Max
1.69 4K Read 4.25 6.21
2.7 4K Write 3.27 3.6
0.8 4K Mixed 0.99 1.1
347% 2.84 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
931GB free
Firmware: RR07
SusWrite @10s intervals: 180 194 188 188 188 189 MB/s
Read 195
Write 227
Mixed 112
SusWrite 188
132% 180 MB/s
4K Read 7.7
4K Write 3.6
4K Mixed 1.1
510% 4.13 MB/s
889GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RR04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 141 168 154 186 179 181 MB/s
Read 179
Write 152
Mixed 84
SusWrite 168
107% 146 MB/s
4K Read 3.2
4K Write 3.4
4K Mixed 1
307% 2.53 MB/s
344GB free
Firmware: RR07
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 147 150 151 151 151 MB/s
Read 154
Write 193
Mixed 110
SusWrite 152
112% 152 MB/s
4K Read 5
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 1.1
392% 3.13 MB/s
132GB free
Firmware: RR07
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 150 150 149 149 149 MB/s
Read 120
Write 208
Mixed 92.8
SusWrite 150
105% 143 MB/s
4K Read 4.3
4K Write 3.4
4K Mixed 1
353% 2.9 MB/s
116GB free
Firmware: RR07
SusWrite @10s intervals: 141 118 134 139 134 134 MB/s
Read 106
Write 96.7
Mixed 51
SusWrite 133
71% 96.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1
188% 1.33 MB/s
96GB free
Firmware: RR07
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 111 111 112 113 113 MB/s
Read 111
Write 193
Mixed 112
SusWrite 114
98% 132 MB/s
4K Read 4.3
4K Write 3.4
4K Mixed 1
353% 2.9 MB/s
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Desktop 111%
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Workstation 89%
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Motherboard: Asus TUF Z370-PRO GAMING

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Because, if you see its faster, than the barracuda 1tb (2016), but in amazon.com the price its 144 dollars its so expensive, but if you want a cheap hard drive to web, see netflix, and play videogames Barracuda 1tb its your disc but if you want a fast disc to play, web and see netflix and you have the money the wd gold 1tb its your disc. I dont know the temperatures


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