Average Bench: 71.5% (121st of 1015)

more Based on 8,715 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

Good average bench

The WD WD20EZAZ-00WGYX0 2TB averaged 28.4% 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 Write Speed 6.51MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 1.74MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD WD20EZAZ-00WGYX0 2TB is 76%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the WD WD20EZAZ-00WGYX0 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 77.2MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 118MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 8,715 samples)
Min Avg Max
27.7 Read 129 193
24.4 Write 121 182
17.5 Mixed 77.2 111
38.7 SusWrite 118 179
81.8% 111 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 1.74 3.67
0.77 4K Write 6.51 8
0.2 4K Mixed 0.63 0.8
263% 2.96 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 145 142 170 175 177 MB/s
Read 173
Write 174
Mixed 86.6
SusWrite 164
109% 149 MB/s
4K Read 2.6
4K Write 7.9
4K Mixed 0.8
344% 3.77 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 129 133 130 132 129 MB/s
Read 130
Write 119
Mixed 121
SusWrite 131
93% 125 MB/s
4K Read 3.1
4K Write 7.8
4K Mixed 0.6
340% 3.83 MB/s
271GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 92 91 94 89 89 MB/s
Read 172
Write 160
Mixed 67.2
SusWrite 88.2
89% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 5
4K Mixed 0.8
190% 2 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 46,554,712 HDDs tested.

Typical WD20EZAZ-00WGYX0 2TB Builds (Compare 17,120 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 126%
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 130%

Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WI-FI) - $203

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,121

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