Average Bench: 66.9% (147th of 1015)

more Based on 41,051 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 33.1% 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 2.41MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Red 1TB (2012) is 45.8%. 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 74.3MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 113MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 41,051 samples)
Min Avg Max
68 Read 120 159
62 Write 114 147
39 Mixed 74.3 98.8
65.9 SusWrite 113 151
77.3% 105 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 0.86 1
1.05 4K Write 2.41 2.9
0.4 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%
929GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 151 153 153 149 153 MB/s
Read 155
Write 150
Mixed 86.5
SusWrite 152
100% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1
196% 1.53 MB/s
636GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 136 137 136 138 138 139 MB/s
Read 142
Write 143
Mixed 76
SusWrite 137
91% 125 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
195% 1.47 MB/s
860GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 145 147 150 150 151 148 MB/s
Read 131
Write 138
Mixed 84.4
SusWrite 148
92% 125 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
197% 1.5 MB/s
793GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 139 138 137 139 138 MB/s
Read 136
Write 124
Mixed 74.5
SusWrite 138
87% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
195% 1.47 MB/s
112GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 139 140 140 140 139 MB/s
Read 127
Write 130
Mixed 91.6
SusWrite 139
90% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 0.8
172% 1.43 MB/s
889GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 136 137 139 139 139 139 MB/s
Read 128
Write 134
Mixed 66
SusWrite 138
85% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 0.9
195% 1.63 MB/s
505GB free
Firmware: 0A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 125 128 128 127 129 MB/s
Read 121
Write 127
Mixed 106
SusWrite 128
89% 121 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
201% 1.53 MB/s
931GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 16 16 13 16 16 12 MB/s
Read 40.3
Write 13.2
Mixed 20.2
SusWrite 14.5
16% 22 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.5
98% 0.6 MB/s
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Workstation 86%
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Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $787

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 Comments

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2 years 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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