Average Bench: 65.8% (156th of 1015)

more Based on 32,460 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-32S, WDC WD40EZRX-22SPEB0, WDC WD40 EZRX-00MVLB1

Above average average bench

The WD Green 4TB (2013) averaged 34.1% 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 0.88MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.1MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 4TB (2013) is 47.9%. 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 73.6MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 109MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 32,460 samples)
Min Avg Max
68.2 Read 117 155
53.9 Write 109 146
37.8 Mixed 73.6 95.8
47 SusWrite 112 150
75.7% 103 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 0.85 1
0.5 4K Write 2.1 2.7
0.5 4K Mixed 0.88 1
172% 1.27 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: 145 150 151 151 153 153 MB/s
Read 144
Write 100
Mixed 76.8
SusWrite 150
87% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
195% 1.47 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: 00.02C.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 145 147 147 149 110 145 MB/s
Read 146
Write 142
Mixed 92.5
SusWrite 141
96% 130 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
201% 1.53 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 111 105 111 119 126 MB/s
Read 126
Write 115
Mixed 75.3
SusWrite 113
79% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.8
152% 1.2 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,949,856 HDDs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $132 @ launch in Sep '13
BHPhotoUS $1366 years
AmazonUS $1446 years
EbayUS $17810 secs
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Typical Green 4TB (2013) Builds (Compare 2,763 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 87%
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Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship

System: Alienware Area-51 R2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $700

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