Average Bench: 67.9% (140th of 1015)

more Based on 11,550 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD2003FYYS-02W0B1, WDC WD2003FYYS-02W0B, WDC WD20 03FYYS-05T8B0, WDC WD2003FYYS-50W0B, WDC WD20 03FYYS-709EB0, WDC WD2003FYYS-05T9B, WDC WD2003FYYS-20W0B0, WDC WD2003FYYS-01T8B0, WDC WD2003FYYS-709DB0, WDC WD2003FYYS-02W0B0, WDC WD2003FYYS-05T8B0, WDC WD2003FYYS-007BA0, WDC WD20 03FYYS-18W0B, WDC WD2003FYYS-096AB0, WDC WD20 03FYYS-18W0B0, WDC WD2003FYYS-33W0B0, WDC WD2003FYYS-50W0B0, WDC WD2003FYYS-01W0B0, WDC WD2003FYYS-50W0B1, WD2003FYYS-02W3B0, WDC WD2003FYYS-5, WDC WD2003FYYS-7, WDC WD2003FYYS-0, WDC WD2003FYYS-1, WDC WD2003FYYS-3, WDC WD20 03FYYS-05T9B0, WDC WD2003FYYS-33W0B, WDC WD2003FYYS-50T8B0, WDC WD20 03FYYS-70W0B0, WD2003FYYS-12, WDC WD2003FYYS-18W0B0, WDC WD20 03FYYS-05T8B, WDC WD20 03FYYS-01T8B0, WDC WD2003FYYS-01W0B, WDC WD2003FYYS-05T9B0, WDC WD2003FYYS-18T8B0, WDC WD2003FYYS-70W0B0, WDC WD2003FYYS-709EB0, WDC WD20 03FYYS-50W0B0, WDC WD20 03FYYS-50W0B1, WDC WD20 03FYYS-20W0B0, WDC WD20 03FYYS-33W0B0, WDC WD20 03FYYS-05T9B, WDC WD2003FYYS-05T8B, WDC WD2003FYYS-01T8B, WDC WD2003FYYS-18W0B, WDC WD20 03FYYS-02W0B1, WDC WD2003FYYS-38T8B0, WDC WD2003FYYS-36W0B0, WDC WD20 03FYYS-02W0B, WDC WD20 03FYYS-02W0B0

Above average average bench

The WD Re 2TB averaged 32.1% 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 0.97MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.79MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Re 2TB is 38%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Re 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 86.3MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 114MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,550 samples)
Min Avg Max
77 Read 122 151
70.3 Write 114 140
56.1 Mixed 86.3 111
63.9 SusWrite 114 141
80.6% 109 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.8 4K Read 1.11 1.4
1.56 4K Write 2.79 3.4
0.8 4K Mixed 0.97 1.1
206% 1.62 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
581GB free
Firmware: 01.01D02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 100 90 100 101 101 MB/s
Read 128
Write 109
Mixed 98.1
SusWrite 98.6
80% 109 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1
219% 1.73 MB/s
315GB free
Firmware: 01.01D02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 129 133 132 130 133 MB/s
Read 91.1
Write 91.8
Mixed 71
SusWrite 132
71% 96.3 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
204% 1.5 MB/s
339GB free
Firmware: 01.01D03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 90 91 92 92 92 MB/s
Read 118
Write 115
Mixed 97.8
SusWrite 91.3
78% 105 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 0.9
208% 1.67 MB/s
236GB free
Firmware: 01.01D02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 93 82 93 91 94 MB/s
Read 106
Write 102
Mixed 81
SusWrite 89.6
70% 94.5 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1
215% 1.7 MB/s
149GB free
Firmware: 01.01D02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 105 128 106 108 98 MB/s
Read 87.6
Write 86
Mixed 83.2
SusWrite 106
67% 90.8 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
213% 1.63 MB/s
533GB free
Firmware: 01.01D02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 92 92 92 92 92 MB/s
Read 82.1
Write 69.7
Mixed 65.2
SusWrite 91.8
57% 77.2 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1.1
228% 1.77 MB/s
166GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01D01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 63 72 102 82 106 MB/s
Read 86.2
Write 82.8
Mixed 89
SusWrite 85.9
64% 86 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.8
164% 1.33 MB/s
858GB free
Firmware: 00.0NS02
SusWrite @10s intervals: MB/s
Read 127
Write 111
Mixed 73.4
SusWrite 2
58% 78.2 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 1
212% 1.73 MB/s
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Desktop 87%
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Workstation 86%
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Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $901

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