Average Bench: 51% (291st of 1015)

more Based on 23,642 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD1002FBYS-02A6B0, WDC WD1002FBYS-18W8B0, WDC WD10 02FBYS-01A6B0, WDC WD1002FBYS-70A6B, WDC WD1002FBYS-18W8B1, WDC WD10 02FBYS-01A6B, WDC WD10 02FBYS-18A6B, WDC WD1002FBYS-43P1B, WDC WD10 02FBYS-02A6B0, WDC WD10 02FBYS-18A6B0, WDC WD10 02FBYS-70A6B0, WDC WD1002FBYS-18W8B, WDC WD1002FBYS-02A06B0, WDC WD1002FBYS-02A6C0, WDC WD1002FBYS-18A6B0, WDC WD10 02FBYS-02A6C, WDC WD10 02FBYS-02A6B, WDC WD1002FBYS-43P1B0, WDC WD1002FBYS-05A6B0, WDC WD10 02FBYS-50A6B, WD1002FBYS-12, WDC WD10 02FBYS-05A6B, WD1002FB YS-12, WDC WD10 02FBYS-18W8B, WDC WD1002FBYS-00L5B1, WDC WD1002FBYS-70A6B0, WDC WD1002FBYS-18A6B, WDC WD1002FBYS-0, WDC WD1002FBYS-1, WDC WD10 02FBYS-43P1B, WDC WD1002FBYS-4, WDC WD10 02FBYS-70A6B, WDC WD1002FBYS-5, WDC WD10 02FBYS-18W8B0, WDC WD1002FBYS-12, WDC WD10 02FBYS-18W8B1, WDC WD1002FBYS-12A6B0, WDC WD10 02FBYS-05A6B0, WDC WD1002FBYS-05A6B, WDC WD1002FBYS-01A6B, WDC WD10 02FBYS-43P1B0, WDC WD10 02FBYS-50A6B1, WDC WD10 02FBYS-50A6B0, WDC WD1002FBYS-01B1B0, WDC WD1002FBYS-50A6B, WDC WD1002FBYS-50A6B1, WDC WD1002FBYS-50A6B0, WDC WD1002FBYS-01A6B0, WDC WD1002FBYS-02A6B, WDC WD1002FBYS-88A6B0

Average average bench

The WD WD1002FBYS-02A6B0 1TB averaged 48.9% 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 0.89MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.35MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD WD1002FBYS-02A6B0 1TB is 33.1%. 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 64MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 84.6MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 23,642 samples)
Min Avg Max
54.2 Read 92.8 113
50.8 Write 87.1 105
39.8 Mixed 64 79.2
38.8 SusWrite 84.6 107
60.6% 82.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 0.75 0.9
1 4K Write 2.35 2.8
0.5 4K Mixed 0.89 1.1
173% 1.33 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
931GB free
Firmware: 03.00C06
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 107 108 107 109 107 MB/s
Read 113
Write 99.1
Mixed 75.6
SusWrite 107
73% 98.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
190% 1.47 MB/s
922GB free
Firmware: 0C12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 103 106 107 106 106 MB/s
Read 112
Write 102
Mixed 72.2
SusWrite 106
72% 98 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
194% 1.5 MB/s
931GB free
Firmware: 00.0NA00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 105 105 107 107 107 MB/s
Read 102
Write 99
Mixed 58.3
SusWrite 106
67% 91.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
193% 1.43 MB/s
362GB free
Firmware: 03.00C06
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 97 94 97 97 97 MB/s
Read 95.9
Write 92.4
Mixed 73.2
SusWrite 96
66% 89.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.1
201% 1.5 MB/s
570GB free
Firmware: 03.00C09
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 73 74 74 74 74 MB/s
Read 90.4
Write 85.2
Mixed 57.6
SusWrite 73.4
56% 76.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
194% 1.5 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 39,757,981 HDDs tested.

Typical WD1002FBYS-02A6B0 1TB Builds (Compare 38,819 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop 64%
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $332

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