Average Bench: 64.5% (168th of 1010)

more Based on 12,437 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 35.5% 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 2.09MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 4TB (2013) is 43.5%. 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 70.7MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 107MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,437 samples)
Min Avg Max
69.2 Read 116 153
60 Write 107 144
41.5 Mixed 70.7 90.7
61.9 SusWrite 109 147
73.9% 100 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 0.84 1
0.8 4K Write 2.09 2.6
0.6 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%
3.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 147 151 151 152 152 149 MB/s
Read 140
Write 132
Mixed 98.3
SusWrite 150
96% 130 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
191% 1.4 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,728,578 HDDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $132 @ launch in Sep '13
BHPhotoUS $1362 years
AmazonUS $1443 years
EbayUS $28147 mins
NeweggUS $3002 hrs
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Typical Green 4TB (2013) Builds (Compare 2,271 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 101%
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Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

System: Alienware Area-51 R2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $919

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