Average Bench: 65.9% (161st of 1015)

more Based on 15,411 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC 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 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 34.0% 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 44%. 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 73.1MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 110MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 15,411 samples)
Min Avg Max
71.8 Read 119 160
63.5 Write 110 147
43.2 Mixed 73.1 93.1
65.8 SusWrite 110 148
75.9% 103 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 0.84 1
0.81 4K Write 2.12 2.6
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%
3.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 150 150 151 149 151 MB/s
Read 144
Write 85.3
Mixed 85.5
SusWrite 150
86% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 1
178% 1.17 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 134 136 135 134 135 MB/s
Read 141
Write 133
Mixed 92
SusWrite 135
92% 125 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
195% 1.43 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 140 139 143 141 142 MB/s
Read 130
Write 129
Mixed 75.8
SusWrite 139
87% 119 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
195% 1.47 MB/s
849GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 132 122 126 133 132 MB/s
Read 132
Write 124
Mixed 75.7
SusWrite 128
84% 115 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
201% 1.53 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,160,011 HDDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $132 @ launch in Sep '13
BHPhotoUS $1363 years
AmazonUS $1443 years
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Typical Green 4TB (2013) Builds (Compare 2,760 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

System: Alienware Area-51 R2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $919

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Intel Core i5-9400F $143AMD RX 580 $172Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $86
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 $198Nvidia GTX 1660 $220Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $103
Intel Core i5-9600K $230AMD RX 5700 XT $400Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $195
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Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $75SanDisk Extreme 64GB $128
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $695SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $80SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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