Average Bench: 64.1% (169th of 1010)

more Based on 10,655 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD40EZRX-00SPEB0, WDC WD40EZRX-11SPEB0, WDC WD40 EZRX-75SPEB0, WDC WD40EZRX-19, WDC WD40 EZRX-22SPEB0, WDC WD40EZRX-00M, WDC WD40EZRX-32SPEB0, WDC WD40 EZRX-19SPEB0, 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 35.9% 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 Write Speed 2.12MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 4TB (2013) is 45.8%. 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 71.6MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 107MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,655 samples)
Min Avg Max
68.6 Read 116 154
61.3 Write 108 146
38.9 Mixed 71.6 93.1
57.9 SusWrite 107 147
74.1% 101 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 0.83 1
0.8 4K Write 2.12 2.6
0.5 4K Mixed 0.9 1
174% 1.28 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
278GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 136 144 147 147 147 149 MB/s
Read 139
Write 133
Mixed 82
SusWrite 145
92% 125 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
201% 1.53 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 125 128 130 131 129 MB/s
Read 129
Write 128
Mixed 71.6
SusWrite 128
84% 114 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
191% 1.43 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 119 119 122 120 121 MB/s
Read 118
Write 111
Mixed 79.2
SusWrite 120
79% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.8
162% 1.3 MB/s
683GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 92 93 92 93 93 MB/s
Read 103
Write 72.7
Mixed 76.2
SusWrite 92.5
64% 86.1 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1
194% 1.4 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 12,468,350 HDDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $132 @ launch in Sep '13
EbayUS $10027 mins
BHPhotoUS $1362 years
AmazonUS $1442 years
NeweggUS $2701 day
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Typical Green 4TB (2013) Builds (Compare 1,770 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

System: Alienware Area-51 R2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $851

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