Average Bench: 112% (1st of 1015)

more Based on 9,527 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD6003FZBX-00K5WB0, WDC WD60 03FZBX-00K5W, WDC WD60 03FZBX-00K5WB0, WDC WD6003FZBX-00K5W, WDC WD6003FZBX-0, WDC WD60 03FZBX-00GXAB0, WDC WD6003FZBX-00GXAB0

Outstanding average bench

The WD WD6003FZBX-00K5WB0 6TB averaged 11.8% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WD WD6003FZBX-00K5WB0 6TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 1.68MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 5.87MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD WD6003FZBX-00K5WB0 6TB is 60.3%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the WD WD6003FZBX-00K5WB0 6TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 94.3MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 193MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,527 samples)
Min Avg Max
129 Read 196 241
135 Write 199 245
70.9 Mixed 94.3 113
119 SusWrite 193 243
125% 171 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.9 4K Read 1.51 2.16
3 4K Write 5.87 7.8
1.1 4K Mixed 1.68 1.92
358% 3.02 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 244 250 247 246 250 244 MB/s
Read 233
Write 234
Mixed 101
SusWrite 247
148% 204 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 7.5
4K Mixed 1.4
357% 3.47 MB/s
5.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 245 240 240 244 242 239 MB/s
Read 238
Write 235
Mixed 106
SusWrite 241
150% 205 MB/s
4K Read 1.8
4K Write 5.6
4K Mixed 1.7
368% 3.03 MB/s
4.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 232 232 228 232 234 226 MB/s
Read 228
Write 229
Mixed 98.7
SusWrite 231
144% 197 MB/s
4K Read 1.8
4K Write 7
4K Mixed 1.6
382% 3.47 MB/s
4TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 226 224 214 234 231 229 MB/s
Read 211
Write 215
Mixed 91.3
SusWrite 226
136% 186 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 4.6
4K Mixed 1.7
324% 2.5 MB/s
5.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 218 217 225 217 218 226 MB/s
Read 212
Write 212
Mixed 91.5
SusWrite 220
134% 184 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 4.8
4K Mixed 1.9
362% 2.73 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 204 206 204 208 203 204 MB/s
Read 198
Write 203
Mixed 100
SusWrite 205
129% 176 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 6.5
4K Mixed 1.8
370% 3.17 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 53,306,498 HDDs tested

Typical WD6003FZBX-00K5WB0 6TB Builds (Compare 15,530 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 150%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 139%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z390-E GAMING - $193

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,073

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