Average Bench: 54.2% (263rd of 1015)

more Based on 838 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD25EZRX-00MMMB0, WDC WD25EZRX-00M, WDC WD25EZRX-00AZ6B0, WDC WD25EZRX-00SPEB0, WDC WD25 EZRX-00MMMB0, WDC WD25 EZRX-00AZ6B0, WD25EZRX-00MMMI0, WDC WD25EZRX-00A

Average average bench

The WD Green 2.5TB (2011) averaged 45.8% 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 0.65MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.77MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 2.5TB (2011) is 38%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Green 2.5TB (2011) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 75.9MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 90MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 838 samples)
Min Avg Max
60.8 Read 97.7 130
50.2 Write 90 120
36.7 Mixed 75.9 102
47.2 SusWrite 91 123
65.6% 88.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 0.77 1
0.6 4K Write 1.72 2.3
0.4 4K Mixed 0.65 0.8
137% 1.05 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
889GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 98 97 97 100 97 MB/s
Read 113
Write 108
Mixed 90
SusWrite 97.9
76% 102 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
149% 1.1 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 95 94 99 99 100 MB/s
Read 101
Write 89.8
Mixed 76.5
SusWrite 97.5
67% 91.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.7
156% 1.27 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 92 90 93 97 92 MB/s
Read 95.2
Write 75.7
Mixed 76.9
SusWrite 92.7
63% 85.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.5
114% 0.97 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 47 56 47 57 41 36 MB/s
Read 124
Write 108
Mixed 64.3
SusWrite 47.2
63% 86 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
149% 1.13 MB/s
18GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 98 95 89 91 99 MB/s
Read 74.3
Write 81.3
Mixed 77.7
SusWrite 95.2
61% 82.1 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
151% 1.13 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 46 45 42 42 44 43 MB/s
Read 88.5
Write 89
Mixed 83.5
SusWrite 43.5
57% 76.1 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
155% 1.2 MB/s
273GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 65 69 67 58 47 65 MB/s
Read 57.1
Write 65.9
Mixed 52.9
SusWrite 62
44% 59.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.4
97% 0.83 MB/s
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Gaming 46%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus P8Z68-V PRO - $390

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $870

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