Average Bench: 85.9% (46th of 1015)

more Based on 475 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD3001FFSX-68JNUN0, WDC WD30 01FFSX-68JNU, 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 14.1% 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 Mixed IO Speed 0.79MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.92MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Red Pro 3TB (2014) is 36.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Red Pro 3TB (2014) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 105MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 143MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 475 samples)
Min Avg Max
113 Read 155 189
105 Write 143 168
66 Mixed 105 155
101 SusWrite 143 169
101% 137 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 0.83 1.01
1.92 4K Write 2.92 3.5
0.22 4K Mixed 0.79 1.2
176% 1.51 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: 161 161 163 163 163 165 MB/s
Read 168
Write 150
Mixed 108
SusWrite 163
108% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1
200% 1.6 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 81.00A81
SusWrite @10s intervals: 168 173 169 174 173 174 MB/s
Read 147
Write 135
Mixed 79.2
SusWrite 172
98% 133 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1
200% 1.6 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: 81.00A81
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 142 143 143 141 141 MB/s
Read 142
Write 140
Mixed 95.4
SusWrite 141
95% 130 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 1
204% 1.67 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 81.00A81
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 140 140 139 139 143 MB/s
Read 138
Write 133
Mixed 93.4
SusWrite 140
93% 126 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1
205% 1.6 MB/s
310GB free
Firmware: 81.00A81
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 128 131 132 131 131 MB/s
Read 117
Write 115
Mixed 87.9
SusWrite 130
83% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 1
198% 1.6 MB/s
219GB free
Firmware: 81.00A81
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 111 112 111 110 109 MB/s
Read 101
Write 101
Mixed 75.8
SusWrite 111
72% 97.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
191% 1.43 MB/s
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Typical Red Pro 3TB (2014) Builds (Compare 483 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 153%
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Desktop
Desktop 94%
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Workstation
Workstation 194%
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Motherboard: Asrock X570 Creator

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $2,139

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