Average Bench: 67.2% (149th of 1015)

more Based on 25,529 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD10EFRX-68JCSN0, WD10EFRX-68PJCN, WDC WD10 EFRX-68JCSN0, WD10EFRX-68FYTN0, WDC WD10EFRX-68FYTN0, WD WD10EFRX-68JCSN0, WDC WD10 EFRX-68FYTN0, WDC WD10EFRX-68J, WDC WD10EFRX-68EUZN0, WDC WD10EFRX-68P, WDC WD10EFRX-68PJCN0, WDC WD10EFRX-6BJCSN0, WDC WD10 EFRX-68PJCN0, WDC WD10EFRX-68F

Above average average bench

The WD Red 1TB (2012) averaged 32.7% 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 0.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.42MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Red 1TB (2012) is 46%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Red 1TB (2012) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 74.7MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 112MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 25,529 samples)
Min Avg Max
75.2 Read 122 159
73.5 Write 115 145
37.5 Mixed 74.7 99.1
62.5 SusWrite 112 149
77.9% 106 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 0.85 1.1
0.85 4K Write 2.42 2.9
0.5 4K Mixed 0.9 1
180% 1.39 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
931GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 145 146 147 147 147 147 MB/s
Read 162
Write 153
Mixed 89.2
SusWrite 147
101% 138 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1
198% 1.57 MB/s
930GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 142 143 143 143 143 MB/s
Read 143
Write 139
Mixed 96.4
SusWrite 142
96% 130 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
203% 1.53 MB/s
735GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 135 136 136 137 136 MB/s
Read 125
Write 122
Mixed 70.3
SusWrite 136
83% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
195% 1.47 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 117 114 117 117 118 MB/s
Read 116
Write 110
Mixed 64.1
SusWrite 117
75% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
197% 1.5 MB/s
452GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 93 93 93 93 94 MB/s
Read 84.7
Write 75.8
Mixed 63.3
SusWrite 92
58% 78.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 0.9
179% 1.43 MB/s
65GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 66 72 63 64 71 MB/s
Read 80.2
Write 79.3
Mixed 66.2
SusWrite 68.1
54% 73.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.7
143% 1.2 MB/s
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Desktop 88%
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Workstation
Workstation 96%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $984

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 Comments

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Good

15 months ago.

Not better speed but very stable speed with low cache memory and only 5400RPM For that price you get faster or more memory or both but .... with WD i have long year good expirience


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