Average Bench: 73.3% (115th of 1015)

Based on 611 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD2001FFSX-68JNU, WDC WD20 01FFSX-68JNUN0, WDC WD2001FFSX-6, WDC WD2001FFSX-68JNUN0, WD WD2001FFSX-68JNU

Good average bench

The WD Red Pro 2TB (2014) averaged 26.6% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 1.02MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.92MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Red Pro 2TB (2014) is 41.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Red Pro 2TB (2014) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 85.1MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 122MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 611 samples)
Min Avg Max
87.7 Read 133 172
85.1 Write 123 154
60.8 Mixed 85.1 107
78.3 SusWrite 122 157
85.3% 116 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.7 4K Read 0.85 1
2.3 4K Write 2.92 3.5
0.9 4K Mixed 1.02 1.2
203% 1.6 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
12GB free
Firmware: 81.00A81
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 157 159 159 158 159 MB/s
Read 175
Write 154
Mixed 104
SusWrite 158
109% 148 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 1
206% 1.7 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 81.00A81
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 143 145 145 145 144 MB/s
Read 181
Write 142
Mixed 96.6
SusWrite 144
104% 141 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 1
206% 1.7 MB/s
954GB free
Firmware: 81.00A81
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 125 127 127 128 129 MB/s
Read 158
Write 130
Mixed 97.8
SusWrite 127
94% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 1
202% 1.63 MB/s
2TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 81.00A81
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 99 123 122 127 132 MB/s
Read 128
Write 134
Mixed 97.5
SusWrite 114
87% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 1
208% 1.7 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 81.00A81
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 144 147 147 147 146 MB/s
Read 83.9
Write 83.3
Mixed 71.7
SusWrite 146
71% 96.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 0.9
187% 1.57 MB/s
109GB free
Firmware: 81.00A81
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 101 103 101 103 102 MB/s
Read 89.5
Write 70.6
Mixed 71.3
SusWrite 101
62% 83.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1
202% 1.6 MB/s
492GB free
Firmware: 81.00A81
SusWrite @10s intervals: 59 57 54 62 57 58 MB/s
Read 127
Write 117
Mixed 79
SusWrite 57.8
70% 95.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 0.9
195% 1.63 MB/s
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Typical Red Pro 2TB (2014) Builds (Compare 722 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 95%
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Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H370M DS3H-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $640

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