Average Bench: 67.2% (150th of 1015)

more Based on 8,234 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, WDC WD20 03FYYS-709EB0, 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-709DB0, WDC WD2003FYYS-02W0B0, WDC WD2003FYYS-05T8B0, WDC WD20 03FYYS-50W0B1, WDC WD20 03FYYS-33W0B0, WDC WD2003FYYS-007BA0, WDC WD20 03FYYS-18W0B, WDC WD20 03FYYS-05T9B, WDC WD2003FYYS-096AB0, 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 32.7% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.98MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.8MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Re 2TB is 38.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Re 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 86.6MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 113MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 8,234 samples)
Min Avg Max
73.8 Read 121 151
71.4 Write 114 139
50.3 Mixed 86.6 111
61.3 SusWrite 113 140
80.2% 109 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.7 4K Read 1.12 1.4
1.46 4K Write 2.8 3.4
0.7 4K Mixed 0.98 1.1
208% 1.63 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: 00.0NS02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 136 138 136 136 135 136 MB/s
Read 141
Write 138
Mixed 83.6
SusWrite 136
92% 125 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 1
218% 1.8 MB/s
688GB free
Firmware: 00.0NS03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 103 103 104 105 104 MB/s
Read 114
Write 106
Mixed 74
SusWrite 103
73% 99.3 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1
215% 1.7 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 34,991,901 HDDs tested.


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