Average Bench: 60.5% (190th of 1015)

more Based on 7,743 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD1003FBYX-01Y7B0, WDC WD10 03FBYX-01Y7B0, WDC WD10 03FBYX-01Y7B1, WDC WD1003FBYX-70Y7B0, WDC WD10 03FBYX-01Y7B2, WD1003FBYX-01Y7B, WDC WD1003FBYX-36Y7B, WDC WD1003FBYX-50Y7B, WDC WD1003FBYX-50Y7B0, WDC WD10 03FBYX-18Y7B0, WDC WD1003FBYX-50Y7B1, WDC WD1003FBYX-20Y7B0, WD1003FBYX-12, WD1003FB YX-12, WDC WD10 03FBYX-01Y7B, WDC WD10 03FBYX-05Y7B0, WDC WD1003FBYX-12Y7B0, WDC WD10 03FBYX-18Y7B, WDC WD10 03FBYX-50Y7B0, WDC WD1003FBYX-7, WDC WD10 03FBYX-50Y7B1, WDC WD1003FBYX-18Y7B0, WDC WD1003FBYX-5, WDC WD1003FBYX-18Y7B, WDC WD10 03FBYX-20Y7B, WDC WD1003FBYX-3, WDC WD1003FBYX-05Y7B0, WDC WD1003FBYX-1, WDC WD10 03FBYX-12Y7B0, WDC WD1003FBYX-708DB0, WDC WD1003FBYX-0, WDC WD1003FBYX-70Y7B, WDC WD1003FBYX-88, WDC WD1003FBYX-01Y7B1, WD1003FBYX-23, WDC WD1003FBYX-36Y7B0, WD1003FBYX-88, WD1003FB YX-88, WD1003FBYX-01Y7B0, WDC WD1003FBYX-010FB0, WDC WD1003FBYX-01Y7B, WDC WD1003FBYX-01Y7B2, WDC WD1003FBYX-05Y7B, WD1003FB YX-01Y7B0

Above average average bench

The WD RE4 1TB (2010) averaged 39.5% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.94MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 1.1MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD RE4 1TB (2010) is 40.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD RE4 1TB (2010) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 82.3MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 100MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 7,743 samples)
Min Avg Max
61.6 Read 110 141
62.2 Write 104 129
48.2 Mixed 82.3 108
57.6 SusWrite 100 130
73.3% 99.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.7 4K Read 1.1 1.4
1.5 4K Write 2.4 2.9
0.7 4K Mixed 0.94 1.1
194% 1.48 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
794GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01V01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 114 114 118 103 85 MB/s
Read 125
Write 114
Mixed 77.5
SusWrite 108
78% 106 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.1
216% 1.6 MB/s
320GB free
Firmware: 00.0NS03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 87 88 88 88 88 MB/s
Read 100
Write 98.6
Mixed 102
SusWrite 87.6
72% 97.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
199% 1.53 MB/s
101GB free
Firmware: 01.01V01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 64 61 63 66 67 MB/s
Read 122
Write 114
Mixed 67.5
SusWrite 62.9
67% 91.5 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
205% 1.57 MB/s
905GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01V02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 36 39 50 64 75 68 MB/s
Read 50.3
Write 85.5
Mixed 52
SusWrite 55.6
45% 60.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.4
68% 0.43 MB/s
369GB free
Firmware: 01.01V02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 55 54 53 54 54 MB/s
Read 18.2
Write 49.3
Mixed 40.5
SusWrite 54.3
30% 40.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.3
56% 0.43 MB/s
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Typical RE4 1TB (2010) Builds (Compare 46,263 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop 56%
Workstation 22%

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $451

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