Average Bench: 67% (152nd of 1015)

more Based on 19,559 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD10EFRX-68JCSN0, WDC WD10EFRX-68J, WD10EFRX-68PJCN, 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 33.0% 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 47.1%. 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 72.6MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 112MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 19,559 samples)
Min Avg Max
68.5 Read 121 160
69.8 Write 114 148
34.5 Mixed 72.6 97.8
64.3 SusWrite 112 149
77.1% 105 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 0.84 1.1
0.8 4K Write 2.42 2.9
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%
629GB free
Firmware: 82.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 136 135 136 135 134 MB/s
Read 132
Write 132
Mixed 85.8
SusWrite 135
89% 121 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
207% 1.6 MB/s
783GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 20 55 78 91 89 91 MB/s
Read 31.2
Write 34.9
Mixed 23.5
SusWrite 70.6
29% 40.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.2
38% 0.27 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 23,065,663 HDDs tested.

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Typical Red 1TB (2012) Builds (Compare 35,538 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $228

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $967

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 Comments

Added n/a ago.

Good

3 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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