Average Bench: 60.9% (186th of 1015)

more Based on 3,896 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, 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 39.1% 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

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD RE4 500GB (2010) is 42.8%. 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 79.7MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 99.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,896 samples)
Min Avg Max
55.4 Read 113 141
49.6 Write 105 130
45.6 Mixed 79.7 105
52 SusWrite 99.3 132
73.2% 99.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.49 4K Read 1.08 1.4
0.9 4K Write 2.2 3.1
0.6 4K Mixed 0.91 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%
465GB free
Firmware: 01.01S03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 135 136 135 136 136 MB/s
Read 148
Write 126
Mixed 85.5
SusWrite 135
91% 124 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1.1
217% 1.53 MB/s
466GB free
Firmware: 01.01S02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 133 133 133 132 132 MB/s
Read 140
Write 131
Mixed 99.2
SusWrite 132
93% 126 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
183% 1.33 MB/s
391GB free
Firmware: 01.01S04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 126 126 125 127 127 MB/s
Read 134
Write 119
Mixed 100
SusWrite 126
89% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
191% 1.4 MB/s
466GB free
Firmware: 01.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 124 129 129 129 130 MB/s
Read 131
Write 130
Mixed 83.5
SusWrite 128
87% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.9
167% 1.13 MB/s
406GB free
Firmware: 01.01S01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 67 67 66 65 65 MB/s
Read 128
Write 112
Mixed 94.7
SusWrite 65.9
75% 100 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
144% 1.1 MB/s
217GB free
Firmware: 01.01S02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 39 38 39 40 39 39 MB/s
Read 142
Write 40.2
Mixed 51.7
SusWrite 38.9
50% 68.3 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.7
139% 0.83 MB/s
93GB free
Firmware: 01.01S02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 75 75 78 64 65 MB/s
Read 35.5
Write 82
Mixed 34.7
SusWrite 73.7
41% 56.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.3
53% 0.37 MB/s
77GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01S03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 58 41 49 63 62 MB/s
Read 15.5
Write 70
Mixed 64.5
SusWrite 55.9
39% 51.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.2
45% 0.4 MB/s
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Typical RE4 500GB (2010) Builds (Compare 38,034 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 37%
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Desktop
Desktop 59%
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Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $575

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