Average Bench: 66.5% (158th of 1015)

more Based on 4,563 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD2003FYYS-02W0B1, WDC WD2003FYYS-5, WDC WD2003FYYS-7, WDC WD2003FYYS-02W0B, WDC WD2003FYYS-0, WDC WD20 03FYYS-05T8B0, WDC WD2003FYYS-1, WDC WD2003FYYS-50W0B, WDC WD2003FYYS-3, WDC WD20 03FYYS-05T9B0, WDC WD2003FYYS-33W0B, WDC WD2003FYYS-50T8B0, WDC WD20 03FYYS-70W0B0, WD2003FYYS-12, WDC WD2003FYYS-05T9B, WDC WD2003FYYS-18W0B0, WDC WD20 03FYYS-05T8B, WDC WD2003FYYS-20W0B0, WDC WD20 03FYYS-01T8B0, WDC WD2003FYYS-01T8B0, WDC WD2003FYYS-01W0B, WDC WD2003FYYS-05T9B0, WDC WD2003FYYS-18T8B0, WDC WD2003FYYS-70W0B0, WDC WD2003FYYS-02W0B0, WDC WD2003FYYS-05T8B0, WDC WD20 03FYYS-33W0B0, WDC WD20 03FYYS-05T9B, WDC WD2003FYYS-05T8B, WDC WD20 03FYYS-18W0B0, WDC WD2003FYYS-01T8B, WDC WD2003FYYS-33W0B0, WDC WD2003FYYS-50W0B0, WDC WD2003FYYS-01W0B0, WDC WD2003FYYS-50W0B1, WDC WD2003FYYS-18W0B, WDC WD20 03FYYS-02W0B1, WD2003FYYS-02W3B0, WDC WD2003FYYS-38T8B0, WDC WD2003FYYS-36W0B0, WDC WD20 03FYYS-02W0B, WDC WD20 03FYYS-02W0B0

Above average average bench

The WD Re 2TB averaged 33.5% 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 0.98MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.76MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Re 2TB is 41.1%. 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 84.2MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 111MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,563 samples)
Min Avg Max
70.7 Read 120 150
65.5 Write 113 141
50.4 Mixed 84.2 108
63.8 SusWrite 111 142
79.1% 107 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.69 4K Read 1.09 1.4
1.37 4K Write 2.76 3.4
0.7 4K Mixed 0.98 1.11
206% 1.61 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: HPG3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 170 180 172 180 168 177 MB/s
Read 184
Write 180
Mixed 97.2
SusWrite 174
116% 159 MB/s
4K Read 3.3
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 1.4
389% 3.3 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 01.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 141 145 145 145 145 142 MB/s
Read 162
Write 152
Mixed 76.7
SusWrite 144
98% 134 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 3.4
4K Mixed 1.1
235% 1.9 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 00.0NS02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 127 127 126 126 127 MB/s
Read 139
Write 134
Mixed 87.5
SusWrite 127
90% 122 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 1.1
238% 1.87 MB/s
804GB free
Firmware: HPG3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 112 118 113 114 116 MB/s
Read 117
Write 106
Mixed 97.7
SusWrite 115
81% 109 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 0.9
203% 1.73 MB/s
698GB free
Firmware: 01.01D02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 111 111 111 111 111 MB/s
Read 118
Write 110
Mixed 95
SusWrite 111
80% 108 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 1.1
240% 1.9 MB/s
423GB free
Firmware: 01.01D02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 89 90 90 91 92 MB/s
Read 98.2
Write 95.5
Mixed 54.8
SusWrite 90
62% 84.6 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 1.1
221% 1.73 MB/s
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Typical Re 2TB Builds (Compare 19,735 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $581

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $1,433

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