Average Bench: 51.4% (289th of 1015)

Based on 4,174 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD20EARS-00M, WDC WD20EARS-60MVWB0, WDC WD20 EARS-00MVWB0, WDC WD20 EARS-00S8B1

Average average bench

The WD Green 2TB (2010) averaged 48.6% 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 0.64MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.68MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 2TB (2010) is 35.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Green 2TB (2010) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 63.4MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 85.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,174 samples)
Min Avg Max
53.7 Read 92.9 122
49 Write 88.7 117
24.7 Mixed 63.4 88.8
45.1 SusWrite 85.9 117
61% 82.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.73 0.9
0.4 4K Write 1.68 2.34
0.3 4K Mixed 0.64 0.8
133% 1.02 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 112 112 114 114 114 MB/s
Read 116
Write 101
Mixed 72.5
SusWrite 113
74% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.6
141% 1.2 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 114 114 115 114 114 MB/s
Read 108
Write 105
Mixed 62
SusWrite 114
71% 97.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
152% 1.2 MB/s
956GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 95 94 95 94 94 MB/s
Read 95.8
Write 90.7
Mixed 75.7
SusWrite 93.7
66% 89 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.6
136% 1.2 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 75 62 55 57 96 MB/s
Read 93.7
Write 106
Mixed 85
SusWrite 71.2
66% 88.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.7
147% 1.23 MB/s
102GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 62 59 63 63 63 MB/s
Read 92.8
Write 89
Mixed 68.5
SusWrite 62.2
58% 78.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.6
131% 1.1 MB/s
202GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 62 64 63 62 61 MB/s
Read 63.3
Write 63
Mixed 38.5
SusWrite 62
42% 56.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
142% 1.1 MB/s
404GB free
Firmware: 51.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 77 77 77 77 77 MB/s
Read 46.6
Write 50.9
Mixed 40.3
SusWrite 76.7
40% 53.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.6
122% 0.87 MB/s
448GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 8.2 8.6 8.2 8.9 8.9 8.9 MB/s
Read 84.7
Write 9
Mixed 12.5
SusWrite 8.6
21% 28.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.4
81% 0.5 MB/s
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Typical Green 2TB (2010) Builds (Compare 63 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

System: HP h8-1070uk

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $221

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