Average Bench: 83.3% (64th of 1015)

Based on 198 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD60EZAZ-00ZGHB0, WDC WD60EZAZ-00Z, WDC WD60EZAZ-00SF3B0, WDC WD60 EZAZ-00ZGHB0

Very good average bench

The WD WD60EZAZ-00ZGHB0 6TB averaged just 16.7% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WD WD60EZAZ-00ZGHB0 6TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 6.04MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 1.98MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD WD60EZAZ-00ZGHB0 6TB is 65.3%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the WD WD60EZAZ-00ZGHB0 6TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 79.5MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 127MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 198 samples)
Min Avg Max
60.7 Read 161 228
26.9 Write 127 187
26.8 Mixed 79.5 112
21.4 SusWrite 128 182
90.8% 124 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 1.98 4.22
0.3 4K Write 6.04 8
0.2 4K Mixed 0.66 0.82
268% 2.89 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
5.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 17 23 29 26 24 23 MB/s
Read 11
Write 27.4
Mixed 21.7
SusWrite 23.8
16% 21 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 0.1
19% 0.13 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 29,582,874 HDDs tested.

Typical WD60EZAZ-00ZGHB0 6TB Builds (Compare 20,662 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 103%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WI-FI) - $189

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $1,134

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