Average Bench: 66.2% (160th of 1015)

more Based on 25,942 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD40EZRX-00SPEB0, WD40EZRX-00SPEB0, WDC WD40EZRX-11SPEB0, WDC WD40 EZRX-75SPEB0, WDC WD40EZRX-19, WDC WD40 EZRX-22SPEB0, WDC WD40EZRX-00M, WDC WD40 EZRX-11SPEB0, WDC WD40EZRX-32SPEB0, WDC WD40 EZRX-19SPEB0, WDC WD40EZRX-19S, WDC WD40 EZRX-00SPEB0, WDC WD40EZRX-00MVLB1, WDC WD40EZRX-75S, WDC WD40EZRX-75SPEB0, WDC WD40EZRX-19SPEB0, WDC WD40EZRX-00S, WDC WD40EZRX-22S, WDC WD40EZRX-22SPEB0, WDC WD40 EZRX-00MVLB1

Above average average bench

The WD Green 4TB (2013) averaged 33.7% 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 Write Speed 2.14MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 4TB (2013) is 44.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Green 4TB (2013) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 72.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 111MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 25,942 samples)
Min Avg Max
68.7 Read 119 161
63.7 Write 111 147
38.7 Mixed 72.4 93.8
69.1 SusWrite 111 150
76% 103 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 0.85 1
1.1 4K Write 2.14 2.7
0.6 4K Mixed 0.9 1
175% 1.29 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
15GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 100 100 103 105 97 MB/s
Read 106
Write 100
Mixed 77.4
SusWrite 99.4
71% 95.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.5
110% 0.93 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 97 97 98 100 99 MB/s
Read 100
Write 84.6
Mixed 64.6
SusWrite 97.9
64% 86.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
157% 1.17 MB/s
13GB free
Firmware: 80.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 81 85 86 83 81 MB/s
Read 85.2
Write 79.7
Mixed 57.5
SusWrite 82.9
56% 76.3 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
181% 1.33 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 37,657,365 HDDs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $132 @ launch in Sep '13
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Typical Green 4TB (2013) Builds (Compare 1,744 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 88%
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Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship

System: Alienware Area-51 R2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $625

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