Average Bench: 65.7% (158th of 1015)

more Based on 19,426 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 34.3% 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 2.4MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Red 1TB (2012) is 46.4%. 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 72.2MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 109MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 19,426 samples)
Min Avg Max
67.7 Read 120 160
68.2 Write 113 146
32.7 Mixed 72.2 98.7
64.5 SusWrite 109 148
76.1% 104 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.84 1
0.5 4K Write 2.4 3
0.4 4K Mixed 0.88 1
178% 1.37 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
931GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 136 142 121 138 142 142 MB/s
Read 166
Write 138
Mixed 93.2
SusWrite 137
98% 134 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
201% 1.5 MB/s
931GB free
Firmware: 0A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 136 136 137 136 136 MB/s
Read 141
Write 136
Mixed 106
SusWrite 136
96% 130 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
201% 1.53 MB/s
625GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 136 133 137 138 137 137 MB/s
Read 136
Write 131
Mixed 70.3
SusWrite 136
87% 118 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 0.8
184% 1.57 MB/s
567GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 129 130 129 130 131 MB/s
Read 130
Write 119
Mixed 68
SusWrite 130
82% 112 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 0.8
184% 1.57 MB/s
149GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 84 84 84 84 85 MB/s
Read 119
Write 109
Mixed 40.7
SusWrite 84.1
64% 88.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.5
102% 0.63 MB/s
138GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 89 88 89 90 90 MB/s
Read 85.8
Write 89
Mixed 66.5
SusWrite 89.4
61% 82.7 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
182% 1.37 MB/s
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Typical Red 1TB (2012) Builds (Compare 33,535 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $228

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $1,031

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 Comments

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1 month 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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