Average Bench: 71.4% (122nd of 1015)

more Based on 9,544 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD20EZAZ-00WGYX0, WDC WD20EZAZ-22GGJB0, WDC WD20EZAZ-22L9GB0, WDC WD20 EZAZ-00GGJB0, WDC WD20 EZAZ-00L9GB0, WDC WD20EZAZ-00G, WDC WD20EZAZ-00GGJB0, WDC WD20EZAZ-00L9GB0, WDC WD20 EZAZ-22GGJB0, WDC WD20 EZAZ-22L9GB0, WDC WD20EZAZ-00L, WDC WD20EZAZ-22L

Good average bench

The WD WD20EZAZ-00WGYX0 2TB averaged 28.6% 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 Write Speed 6.33MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 1.87MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD WD20EZAZ-00WGYX0 2TB is 82.4%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the WD WD20EZAZ-00WGYX0 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 78.2MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 116MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,544 samples)
Min Avg Max
14.6 Read 131 191
27.3 Write 124 177
22.5 Mixed 78.2 112
38.1 SusWrite 116 169
82.6% 112 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 1.87 4.39
0.6 4K Write 6.33 8
0.2 4K Mixed 0.64 0.9
267% 2.95 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 149 128 82 89 142 MB/s
Read 192
Write 183
Mixed 107
SusWrite 124
111% 151 MB/s
4K Read 2.2
4K Write 7.3
4K Mixed 0.7
305% 3.4 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 122 125 122 126 123 MB/s
Read 141
Write 123
Mixed 89.4
SusWrite 124
88% 119 MB/s
4K Read 3.4
4K Write 7.7
4K Mixed 0.7
362% 3.93 MB/s
994GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 75 81 77 84 84 MB/s
Read 177
Write 167
Mixed 101
SusWrite 82.1
97% 132 MB/s
4K Read 1.7
4K Write 7.8
4K Mixed 0.7
293% 3.4 MB/s
296GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 131 129 129 132 131 MB/s
Read 75.5
Write 95.7
Mixed 61.9
SusWrite 130
67% 90.9 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 7.3
4K Mixed 1
296% 3.17 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 53,306,243 HDDs tested

Typical WD20EZAZ-00WGYX0 2TB Builds (Compare 25,763 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 129%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 130%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WI-FI) - $193

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $914

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