Average Bench: 58.6% (200th of 1015)

more Based on 1,382 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD2503ABYX-01WERA0, WDC WD25 03ABYX-01WERA2, WDC WD2503ABYX-0, WDC WD2503ABYX-01WER, WDC WD2503ABYX-01WE, WDC WD25 03ABYX-01WER, WDC WD2503ABYX-01WERA2, WDC WD2503ABYX-01WERA1, WDC WD25 03ABYX-01WERA0, WDC WD25 03ABYX-01WERA1

Average average bench

The WD RE4 250GB (2010) averaged 41.4% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.91MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 1.08MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD RE4 250GB (2010) is 51.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD RE4 250GB (2010) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 78.1MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 94.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,382 samples)
Min Avg Max
36.9 Read 109 143
43.4 Write 104 132
37.3 Mixed 78.1 106
40 SusWrite 94.5 134
71.2% 96.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.34 4K Read 1.08 1.4
0.83 4K Write 2.33 3.1
0.3 4K Mixed 0.91 1.1
189% 1.44 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
231GB free
Firmware: 01.01S01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 131 133 132 129 133 MB/s
Read 134
Write 131
Mixed 106
SusWrite 132
93% 126 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.1
220% 1.67 MB/s
181GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1S01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 90 104 72 117 112 MB/s
Read 118
Write 120
Mixed 85.8
SusWrite 98.2
78% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 0.9
189% 1.53 MB/s
173GB free
Firmware: 01.01S02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 131 131 131 131 131 MB/s
Read 84.4
Write 75.3
Mixed 61.2
SusWrite 130
65% 87.8 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1
219% 1.73 MB/s
183GB free
Firmware: 01.01S01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 126 126 126 126 126 MB/s
Read 83.5
Write 85.8
Mixed 56.3
SusWrite 124
64% 87.3 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
180% 1.4 MB/s
31GB free
Firmware: 01.01S01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 103 103 103 102 77 MB/s
Read 97.2
Write 98.7
Mixed 69.8
SusWrite 98.3
67% 91 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
204% 1.5 MB/s
177GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01S02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 50 57 56 61 69 73 MB/s
Read 60.1
Write 71.6
Mixed 28.4
SusWrite 60.9
40% 55.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.2
48% 0.4 MB/s
179GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01S02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 13 9.7 18 19 18 19 MB/s
Read 10.5
Write 11.5
Mixed 16
SusWrite 16.2
10% 13.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.1
25% 0.2 MB/s
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Typical RE4 250GB (2010) Builds (Compare 13,914 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 116%
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Desktop 100%
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Workstation
Workstation 109%
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Motherboard: MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18) - $269

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,291

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