Average Bench: 87.9% (37th of 1010)

Based on 156 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD3001FFSX-68JNUN0, WDC WD3001FFSX-68JNU, WDC WD30 01FFSX-68JNUN0, WD WD3001FFSX-68JNU, WDC WD3001FFSX-6

Very good average bench

The WD Red Pro 3TB (2014) averaged just 12.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WD Red Pro 3TB (2014) near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.36MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Red Pro 3TB (2014) is 32.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the WD Red Pro 3TB (2014) performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.77MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 146MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 156 samples)
Min Avg Max
122 Read 160 201
114 Write 146 170
84.3 Mixed 131 162
118 SusWrite 150 168
109% 147 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.48 4K Read 0.77 1
2.23 4K Write 2.9 3.39
0.21 4K Mixed 0.36 1.1
126% 1.34 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free
Firmware: 81.00A81
SusWrite @10s intervals: 157 157 158 157 157 158 MB/s
Read 165
Write 152
Mixed 97.5
SusWrite 157
105% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.1
206% 1.53 MB/s
792GB free
Firmware: 81.00A81
SusWrite @10s intervals: 157 156 158 158 157 159 MB/s
Read 153
Write 147
Mixed 104
SusWrite 158
103% 140 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 1.1
215% 1.7 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 81.00A81
SusWrite @10s intervals: 153 153 156 156 156 155 MB/s
Read 130
Write 128
Mixed 91.8
SusWrite 154
93% 126 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1
196% 1.57 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 81.00A81
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 120 123 132 129 125 MB/s
Read 55
Write 103
Mixed 35.3
SusWrite 125
58% 79.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.2
44% 0.37 MB/s
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Typical Red Pro 3TB (2014) Builds (Compare 3,265 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 123%
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Desktop 109%
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Workstation
Workstation 97%
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Motherboard: Asus RAMPAGE V EXTREME - $339

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $2,412

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