Average Bench: 74.5% (107th of 1014)

Based on 18 user benchmarks.  Model: JMicron Generic

Good average bench

The Jmicron Generic 6TB averaged 25.5% 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 0.86MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 2.04MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Jmicron Generic 6TB is 90.8%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Jmicron Generic 6TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 86.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 130MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 18 samples)
Min Avg Max
32.4 Read 130 237
27.1 Write 134 236
29.6 Mixed 86.4 128
40.6 SusWrite 134 208
89.2% 121 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 2.04 5
0.45 4K Write 3.4 7.8
0.33 4K Mixed 0.86 1.7
243% 2.1 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
4.5TB free
Firmware: 0508
SusWrite @10s intervals: 203 206 212 210 208 212 MB/s
Read 190
Write 191
Mixed 85.7
SusWrite 208
123% 169 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1.1
201% 1.37 MB/s
4TB free
Firmware: 4102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 132 127 123 136 121 MB/s
Read 165
Write 153
Mixed 96.7
SusWrite 128
100% 136 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
208% 1.53 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: 4102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 152 152 150 150 149 MB/s
Read 113
Write 135
Mixed 94.7
SusWrite 150
91% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 4.4
4K Mixed 0.7
184% 1.9 MB/s
4TB free
Firmware: 4102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 128 133 125 134 121 MB/s
Read 134
Write 122
Mixed 100
SusWrite 128
90% 121 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
220% 1.67 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 8201
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 130 135 137 135 133 MB/s
Read 126
Write 127
Mixed 69.8
SusWrite 134
84% 114 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.9
180% 1.4 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 4102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 92 96 98 113 98 MB/s
Read 97.4
Write 87.2
Mixed 74.1
SusWrite 98.3
66% 89.2 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 0.6
219% 2.37 MB/s
471GB free
Firmware: 4102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 81 76 85 77 55 MB/s
Read 51.2
Write 65.7
Mixed 58
SusWrite 77
47% 63 MB/s
4K Read 1.7
4K Write 3.8
4K Mixed 0.5
197% 2 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: 0508
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 42 42 42 42 42 MB/s
Read 41
Write 41.3
Mixed 37.1
SusWrite 41.4
30% 40.2 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 6.9
4K Mixed 0.6
236% 2.83 MB/s
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Typical Generic 6TB Builds (Compare 4,645 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z87-PRO - $230

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $1,050

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