Average Bench: 49.2% (321st of 1015)

Based on 3,052 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD20EARS-00M, WDC WD20EARS-60MVWB0, WDC WD20 EARS-00MVWB0, WDC WD20 EARS-00S8B1

Below average average bench

The WD Green 2TB (2010) averaged 50.8% 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 0.63MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.74MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 2TB (2010) is 39.7%. 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 61.5MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 81.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,052 samples)
Min Avg Max
45 Read 89.4 122
34 Write 85.5 115
24.8 Mixed 61.5 87.5
29.7 SusWrite 81.8 115
58.7% 79.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.34 4K Read 0.74 0.9
0.3 4K Write 1.65 2.4
0.3 4K Mixed 0.63 0.8
131% 1.01 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 110 112 114 113 110 MB/s
Read 115
Write 102
Mixed 68
SusWrite 111
73% 99 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.6
143% 1.23 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 99 102 101 102 101 MB/s
Read 107
Write 93
Mixed 85
SusWrite 100
71% 96.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.5
125% 1.17 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 99 100 99 100 102 MB/s
Read 103
Write 99.2
Mixed 70.8
SusWrite 99.4
69% 93.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.7
154% 1.27 MB/s
705GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 74 74 77 77 75 MB/s
Read 67.5
Write 70.8
Mixed 63
SusWrite 75.2
51% 69.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
144% 1.13 MB/s
288GB free
Firmware: 51.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 66 64 66 63 65 MB/s
Read 66.5
Write 51.8
Mixed 43.8
SusWrite 64.6
42% 56.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.6
117% 0.77 MB/s
30GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 63 60 63 68 56 MB/s
Read 58.7
Write 63.5
Mixed 63.7
SusWrite 61.5
46% 61.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
159% 1.23 MB/s
20GB free
Firmware: 80.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 37 34 42 49 62 58 MB/s
Read 50
Write 56.1
Mixed 49.7
SusWrite 47
38% 50.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 0.93 MB/s
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Typical Green 2TB (2010) Builds (Compare 45 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 15%
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Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

System: HP h8-1070uk

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $236

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