Average Bench: 66.6% (153rd of 1015)

more Based on 21,818 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 33.3% 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 0.88MB/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 47.8%. 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 72.8MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 111MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 21,818 samples)
Min Avg Max
65 Read 121 158
60.6 Write 114 146
38.9 Mixed 72.8 97.7
55.9 SusWrite 111 149
76.9% 105 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 0.85 1.01
0.5 4K Write 2.42 3
0.4 4K Mixed 0.88 1
178% 1.38 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
611GB free
Firmware: 01.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 125 126 126 126 126 MB/s
Read 152
Write 145
Mixed 62.2
SusWrite 125
88% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 0.8
182% 1.57 MB/s
309GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 138 139 139 139 138 MB/s
Read 134
Write 127
Mixed 63
SusWrite 138
85% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 0.9
189% 1.53 MB/s
64GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 120 119 120 119 121 MB/s
Read 146
Write 142
Mixed 59
SusWrite 120
85% 117 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
194% 1.5 MB/s
581GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 121 123 123 123 123 MB/s
Read 128
Write 112
Mixed 64
SusWrite 122
78% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1
204% 1.63 MB/s
126GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 121 121 122 106 102 MB/s
Read 126
Write 126
Mixed 87.5
SusWrite 115
84% 114 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.9
186% 1.43 MB/s
344GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 85 89 88 90 90 MB/s
Read 119
Write 123
Mixed 69.9
SusWrite 87.7
73% 99.9 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
184% 1.4 MB/s
320GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 81 81 80 83 83 MB/s
Read 98
Write 96.7
Mixed 69.8
SusWrite 81.4
64% 86.5 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 0.9
192% 1.53 MB/s
449GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 96 40 41 53 42 MB/s
Read 104
Write 113
Mixed 69.5
SusWrite 60.5
64% 86.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
187% 1.4 MB/s
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Gaming 75%
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Desktop
Desktop 84%
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Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $228

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $1,076

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 Comments

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Good

7 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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