Average Bench: 66.4% (155th of 1010)

more Based on 13,458 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD10EFRX-68JCSN0, WDC WD10EFRX-68J, WDC WD10EFRX-68P, WDC WD10 EFRX-68JCSN0, WD10EFRX-68FYTN0, WDC WD10EFRX-68PJCN0, WDC WD10EFRX-6BJCSN0, WDC WD10EFRX-68FYTN0, WD WD10EFRX-68JCSN0, WDC WD10 EFRX-68PJCN0, WDC WD10EFRX-68F, WDC WD10 EFRX-68FYTN0

Above average average bench

The WD Red 1TB (2012) averaged 33.6% 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 0.89MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.4MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Red 1TB (2012) is 45.9%. 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 72.9MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 111MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 13,458 samples)
Min Avg Max
71.2 Read 120 160
68.8 Write 114 146
35.5 Mixed 72.9 97.8
62.5 SusWrite 111 149
76.7% 104 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.85 1.08
0.73 4K Write 2.4 2.9
0.5 4K Mixed 0.89 1
179% 1.38 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
886GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 144 142 142 143 140 MB/s
Read 143
Write 134
Mixed 86.3
SusWrite 142
93% 126 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 0.9
177% 1.4 MB/s
888GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 133 132 130 133 133 MB/s
Read 149
Write 145
Mixed 88
SusWrite 128
94% 128 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
201% 1.53 MB/s
177GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 123 130 140 139 140 MB/s
Read 142
Write 124
Mixed 71.6
SusWrite 131
86% 117 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
189% 1.4 MB/s
674GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 117 117 117 117 117 MB/s
Read 132
Write 116
Mixed 66.5
SusWrite 116
79% 108 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
203% 1.57 MB/s
754GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 111 106 119 99 114 MB/s
Read 105
Write 78.8
Mixed 74.5
SusWrite 110
68% 92 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.7
153% 1.3 MB/s
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Typical Red 1TB (2012) Builds (Compare 24,763 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
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Desktop
Desktop 86%
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Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $993

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