Average Bench: 60% (193rd of 1015)

more Based on 4,741 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD5003ABYX-01WERA1, WDC WD5003ABYX-01WERA2, WDC WD5003ABYX-18WERA0, WD5003ABYX-70WERA0, WDC WD50 03ABYX-01WERA0, WDC WD50 03ABYX-01WER, WDC WD50 03ABYX-01WERA1, WDC WD5003ABYX-01WERA0, WDC WD5003ABYX-18WER, WD5003ABYX-23, WD5003ABYX-88, WDC WD50 03ABYX-01WERA2, WDC WD5003ABYX-20WERA0, WDC WD5003ABYX-70CZLA0, WDC WD5003ABYX-20WER, WDC WD5003ABYX-01WER, WDC WD5003ABYX-50WER, WDC WD50 03ABYX-18WERA0, WDC WD5003ABYX-5, WDC WD50 03ABYX-50WERA0, WDC WD50 03ABYX-50WERA1, WDC WD5003ABYX-0, WDC WD5003ABYX-1, WDC WD5003ABYX-50WERA0, WDC WD50 03ABYX-50WER, WDC WD5003ABYX-50WERA1, WDC WD5003ABYX-36WERA0, WDC WD5003ABYX-70WERA0, WD5003AB YX-88, WDC WD50 03ABYX-05WERA0, WDC WD50 03ABYX-18WER, WDC WD5003ABYX-05WERA0, WDC WD5003ABYX-88WERA0, WDC WD50 03ABYX-36WERA0

Above average average bench

The WD RE4 500GB (2010) averaged 39.9% 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 0.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 1.07MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD RE4 500GB (2010) is 40.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD RE4 500GB (2010) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 80.1MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 98MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,741 samples)
Min Avg Max
67.7 Read 111 139
62.7 Write 104 130
46 Mixed 80.1 104
46.2 SusWrite 98 132
72.6% 98.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.64 4K Read 1.07 1.4
1.04 4K Write 2.2 3.1
0.6 4K Mixed 0.9 1.1
186% 1.39 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
466GB free
Firmware: 01.01S03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 129 130 129 131 131 MB/s
Read 137
Write 126
Mixed 91.4
SusWrite 128
89% 121 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
197% 1.47 MB/s
466GB free
Firmware: 01.01S03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 112 130 128 130 130 MB/s
Read 130
Write 126
Mixed 78.2
SusWrite 123
84% 114 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1.1
205% 1.43 MB/s
171GB free
Firmware: 01.01S01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 123 122 122 122 121 MB/s
Read 115
Write 114
Mixed 88.5
SusWrite 122
81% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
193% 1.43 MB/s
433GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01S03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 70 117 114 122 129 MB/s
Read 128
Write 126
Mixed 84.2
SusWrite 103
81% 110 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 1
188% 1.27 MB/s
411GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 98 115 100 110 114 MB/s
Read 122
Write 116
Mixed 80
SusWrite 108
78% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
152% 1.03 MB/s
412GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 91 77 77 102 108 MB/s
Read 133
Write 129
Mixed 96.7
SusWrite 88.7
83% 112 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
173% 1.23 MB/s
168GB free
Firmware: 01.01S01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 113 115 115 113 114 MB/s
Read 107
Write 104
Mixed 81.8
SusWrite 114
75% 102 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
183% 1.3 MB/s
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Typical RE4 500GB (2010) Builds (Compare 41,794 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 30%
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Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $527

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