Average Bench: 50.6% (305th of 1015)

more Based on 10,834 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD1002FBYS-02A6B0, WDC WD1002FBYS-18W8B0, WDC WD10 02FBYS-01A6B0, WDC WD1002FBYS-70A6B, WDC WD1002FBYS-18W8B1, WDC WD1002FBYS-70A6B0, WDC WD10 02FBYS-01A6B, WDC WD1002FBYS-18A6B, WDC WD10 02FBYS-18A6B, WDC WD1002FBYS-43P1B, WDC WD1002FBYS-0, WDC WD1002FBYS-1, WDC WD1002FBYS-4, WDC WD10 02FBYS-70A6B, WDC WD10 02FBYS-02A6B0, WDC WD1002FBYS-5, WDC WD10 02FBYS-18W8B0, WDC WD10 02FBYS-18A6B0, WDC WD1002FBYS-12, WDC WD10 02FBYS-18W8B1, WDC WD1002FBYS-12A6B0, WDC WD1002FBYS-18W8B, WDC WD10 02FBYS-05A6B0, WDC WD1002FBYS-05A6B, WDC WD1002FBYS-01A6B, WDC WD10 02FBYS-43P1B0, WDC WD10 02FBYS-50A6B1, WDC WD1002FBYS-18A6B0, WDC WD10 02FBYS-02A6B, WDC WD10 02FBYS-50A6B0, WDC WD1002FBYS-43P1B0, WDC WD1002FBYS-01B1B0, WDC WD1002FBYS-05A6B0, WDC WD1002FBYS-50A6B, WDC WD10 02FBYS-50A6B, WDC WD1002FBYS-50A6B1, WDC WD1002FBYS-50A6B0, WDC WD1002FBYS-01A6B0, WD1002FBYS-12, WDC WD10 02FBYS-05A6B, WD1002FB YS-12, WDC WD10 02FBYS-18W8B, WDC WD1002FBYS-00L5B1, WDC WD1002FBYS-02A6B, WDC WD1002FBYS-88A6B0

Average average bench

The WD WD1002FBYS-02A6B0 1TB averaged 49.4% 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 0.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.34MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD WD1002FBYS-02A6B0 1TB is 33.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the WD WD1002FBYS-02A6B0 1TB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 63.5MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 83.3MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 10,834 samples)
Min Avg Max
44.3 Read 92.6 113
54.4 Write 88.2 105
34.5 Mixed 63.5 79
40.2 SusWrite 83.3 107
60.4% 81.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.74 0.9
1 4K Write 2.34 2.8
0.52 4K Mixed 0.9 1.1
174% 1.33 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
482GB free
Firmware: 03.00C05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 86 87 89 88 89 MB/s
Read 109
Write 98.7
Mixed 69.5
SusWrite 87.6
67% 91.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1
192% 1.5 MB/s
803GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 03.00C09
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 79 79 97 94 102 MB/s
Read 105
Write 99
Mixed 69.5
SusWrite 89.2
67% 90.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
185% 1.37 MB/s
372GB free
Firmware: 03.00C06
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 88 87 87 88 88 MB/s
Read 92
Write 87.5
Mixed 70.3
SusWrite 87.2
62% 84.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
187% 1.4 MB/s
384GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 03.00C06
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 51 50 61 59 70 MB/s
Read 72
Write 57.8
Mixed 49.5
SusWrite 54.9
43% 58.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
170% 1.23 MB/s
7GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 03.00C06
SusWrite @10s intervals: 29 27 33 40 35 29 MB/s
Read 84.5
Write 91
Mixed 67.5
SusWrite 32.3
51% 68.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.9
176% 1.37 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,628,437 HDDs tested.

Typical WD1002FBYS-02A6B0 1TB Builds (Compare 38,034 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop 59%
Workstation 24%

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $575

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