Average Bench: 55.6% (244th of 1015)

more Based on 9,222 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD1001FAES-60Z2A0, WDC WD10 01FAES-60Z2A, WDC WD10 01FAES-55W7A, WDC WD1001FAES-60Z2A, WDC WD1001FAES-40Y6A0, WDC WD1001FAES-75W7A0, WDC WD1001FAES-55W7A, WDC WD10 01FAES-19W7A, WDC WD10 01FAES-75W7A0, WDC WD1001FAES-22W7A, WDC WD10 01FAES-19W7A0, WDC WD1001FAES-22W7A0, WDC WD1001FAES-60W7A, WDC WD1001FAES-75W7A, WDC WD1001FAES-00W7A0, WDC WD1001FAES-00W7A, WDC WD10 01FAES-00W7A, WDC WD10 01FAES-60Z2A0, WDC WD10 01FAES-75W7A, WDC WD10 01FAES-55W7A0, WDC WD1001FAES-60W7A0, WDC WD1001FAES-19W7A, WDC WD1001FAES-7, WDC WD10 01FAES-00W7A0, WDC WD1001FAES-5, WDC WD1001FAES-6, WDC WD1001FAES-19W7A0, WDC WD10 01FAES-22W7A, WDC WD10 01FAES-22W7A0, WDC WD1001FAES-55W7A0, WDC WD1001FAES-0, WDC WD1001FAES-1, WDC WD1001FAES-2

Average average bench

The WD WD1001FAES-60Z2A0 1TB averaged 44.3% 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 0.82MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 1.01MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD WD1001FAES-60Z2A0 1TB is 53.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD WD1001FAES-60Z2A0 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 71.4MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 91.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,222 samples)
Min Avg Max
27.2 Read 102 135
36.3 Write 95 125
29.1 Mixed 71.4 99.5
36.7 SusWrite 91.7 126
66.4% 90 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 1.01 1.39
0.6 4K Write 1.91 2.5
0.2 4K Mixed 0.82 1
168% 1.24 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
794GB free
Firmware: 06.01D06
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 106 115 115 116 116 MB/s
Read 121
Write 119
Mixed 84.9
SusWrite 111
80% 109 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
200% 1.47 MB/s
568GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 05.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 95 103 105 101 79 MB/s
Read 120
Write 123
Mixed 96.6
SusWrite 93.9
80% 108 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.8
178% 1.37 MB/s
132GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 82 84 84 84 84 MB/s
Read 118
Write 104
Mixed 70.1
SusWrite 82.9
69% 93.8 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
206% 1.53 MB/s
673GB free
Firmware: 06.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 110 112 82 56 45 MB/s
Read 109
Write 105
Mixed 74
SusWrite 85.8
69% 93.5 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.9
168% 1.07 MB/s
867GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 55 37 78 82 91 MB/s
Read 122
Write 122
Mixed 69.9
SusWrite 69.7
70% 95.7 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
168% 1.2 MB/s
598GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 79 79 79 79 79 MB/s
Read 96.4
Write 97.5
Mixed 83.1
SusWrite 78.8
66% 88.9 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
193% 1.43 MB/s
391GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 43 58 50 42 50 41 MB/s
Read 60.6
Write 70.4
Mixed 42.7
SusWrite 47.3
41% 55.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.4
68% 0.4 MB/s
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Typical WD1001FAES-60Z2A0 1TB Builds (Compare 1,810 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 10%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Dell Studio XPS 8100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $299

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