Average Bench: 71.9% (120th of 1015)

more Based on 11,781 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD20PURZ-85GU6Y0, WDC WD20PURZ-85A, WDC WD20PURZ-74AKKY0, WDC WD20PURZ-74A, WDC WD20PURZ-64N96Y0, WDC WD20PURZ-85GU6Y0, WDC WD20PURZ-85G, WDC WD20PURZ-85D8PB0, WDC WD20PURZ-85G6GY0, WDC WD20PURZ-85T0FY0, WDC WD20PURZ-85GU690, WD20PURZ-85GU6Y0, WDC WD20PURZ-85BDSY0, WDC WD20PURZ-85U8XY0, WD WD20PURZ-85GU6Y0, WDC WD20PURZ-85AKKY0, WDC WD20 PURZ-85GU6Y0, WDC WD20PURZ-85U86Y0, WDC WD20 PURZ-85AKKY0

Good average bench

The WD Purple Surveillance 2TB (2017) averaged 28.0% 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 0.89MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.54MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Purple Surveillance 2TB (2017) is 62.9%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the WD Purple Surveillance 2TB (2017) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 66.6MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 123MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,781 samples)
Min Avg Max
71.8 Read 127 186
75.1 Write 124 176
44.5 Mixed 66.6 86.2
69.1 SusWrite 123 181
80.7% 110 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 0.97 2.3
1.6 4K Write 2.54 3.9
0.7 4K Mixed 0.89 1
187% 1.47 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 182 184 187 185 184 182 MB/s
Read 180
Write 179
Mixed 75.3
SusWrite 184
113% 155 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 1
216% 1.77 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 151 151 150 151 149 MB/s
Read 153
Write 151
Mixed 80.7
SusWrite 150
98% 134 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1
200% 1.57 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 141 141 141 141 142 MB/s
Read 147
Write 146
Mixed 74.2
SusWrite 142
93% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
197% 1.5 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 143 143 142 143 143 143 MB/s
Read 138
Write 138
Mixed 72.8
SusWrite 143
90% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.8
164% 1.33 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 136 135 135 139 132 MB/s
Read 123
Write 129
Mixed 66
SusWrite 134
83% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
191% 1.43 MB/s
574GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 109 110 107 109 107 MB/s
Read 125
Write 126
Mixed 71.1
SusWrite 108
79% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
180% 1.37 MB/s
564GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 106 104 105 107 105 MB/s
Read 102
Write 112
Mixed 66
SusWrite 106
71% 96.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
169% 1.17 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 107 53 43 56 59 MB/s
Read 114
Write 110
Mixed 56.6
SusWrite 69.2
64% 87.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
172% 1.27 MB/s
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Workstation 74%
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