Average Bench: 77.2% (98th of 1010)

Based on 203 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD2001FFSX-68JNU, WDC WD20 01FFSX-68JNUN0, WDC WD2001FFSX-68JNUN0, WD WD2001FFSX-68JNU

Good average bench

The WD Red Pro 2TB (2014) averaged 22.7% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WD Red Pro 2TB (2014) near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.64MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.43MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Red Pro 2TB (2014) is 38%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Red Pro 2TB (2014) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 120MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 128MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 203 samples)
Min Avg Max
102 Read 142 189
92 Write 128 153
77.5 Mixed 115 147
65.7 SusWrite 120 159
93.4% 126 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.38 4K Read 0.75 1
0.78 4K Write 2.64 3.38
0.2 4K Mixed 0.43 1.1
128% 1.27 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: 81.00A81
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 158 157 157 158 157 MB/s
Read 167
Write 150
Mixed 101
SusWrite 157
106% 144 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.1
213% 1.63 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 81.00A81
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 152 150 150 151 150 MB/s
Read 166
Write 142
Mixed 99.1
SusWrite 150
102% 139 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
194% 1.5 MB/s
808GB free
Firmware: 81.00A81
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 119 119 119 119 119 MB/s
Read 125
Write 121
Mixed 87.5
SusWrite 119
83% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3.4
4K Mixed 1.1
223% 1.8 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 11,819,296 HDDs tested.


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Typical Red Pro 2TB (2014) Builds (Compare 1,187 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 106%
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z170 MARK 1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 106% - Outstanding Total price: $1,012

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