Average Bench: 57.8% (218th of 1015)

more Based on 5,365 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD1001FAES-60Z2A0, WDC WD10 01FAES-60Z2A, WDC WD10 01FAES-55W7A, WDC WD1001FAES-60Z2A, 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-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 42.1% 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 0.85MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 1.04MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD WD1001FAES-60Z2A0 1TB is 45%. 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 73.5MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 94.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,365 samples)
Min Avg Max
55.5 Read 106 136
41.5 Write 99.7 129
38.5 Mixed 73.5 99
38 SusWrite 94.8 130
69% 93.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 1.04 1.3
0.6 4K Write 1.94 2.5
0.4 4K Mixed 0.85 1
173% 1.28 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
923GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 120 120 119 121 122 MB/s
Read 125
Write 105
Mixed 91.2
SusWrite 120
81% 110 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.8
175% 1.4 MB/s
579GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 103 104 105 105 103 MB/s
Read 128
Write 120
Mixed 105
SusWrite 104
85% 114 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.1
208% 1.53 MB/s
496GB free
Firmware: 06.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 112 113 113 114 114 MB/s
Read 120
Write 116
Mixed 104
SusWrite 110
84% 113 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1
204% 1.47 MB/s
781GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 06.01D06
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 92 102 106 103 100 MB/s
Read 109
Write 110
Mixed 91.7
SusWrite 97.9
76% 102 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 1
180% 1.17 MB/s
195GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 06.01D06
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 85 78 76 71 80 MB/s
Read 102
Write 95
Mixed 57.3
SusWrite 80
61% 83.5 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
151% 1.1 MB/s
579GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 87 60 27 62 48 MB/s
Read 122
Write 112
Mixed 87.6
SusWrite 56.9
70% 94.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.9
150% 0.83 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,707,108 HDDs tested.

Typical WD1001FAES-60Z2A0 1TB Builds (Compare 2,415 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Motherboard: Dell Studio XPS 8100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 41% - Average Total price: $341

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