Average Bench: 74.4% (117th of 1015)

more Based on 1,946 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD60EZRX-00MVLB1, WDC WD60EZRX-22KH5B1, WDC WD60EZRX-11NWHB1, WDC WD60EZRX-00MVLB0, WDC WD60 EZRX-00MVLB1, WDC WD60EZRX-00M, WDC WD60EZRX-11MVLB1, WDC WD60 EZRX-11MVLB1, WDC WD60EZRX-22K

Good average bench

The WD Green 6TB (2014) averaged 25.5% 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 0.96MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.46MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 6TB (2014) is 48%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Green 6TB (2014) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 78.8MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 123MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,946 samples)
Min Avg Max
84.6 Read 134 181
80 Write 123 161
54.7 Mixed 78.8 104
78.3 SusWrite 125 167
84.7% 115 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.7 4K Read 0.94 1.2
1.1 4K Write 2.46 3
0.7 4K Mixed 0.96 1.1
191% 1.45 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 153 158 159 159 160 160 MB/s
Read 116
Write 107
Mixed 74
SusWrite 158
84% 114 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
212% 1.6 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 124 124 124 124 126 MB/s
Read 124
Write 117
Mixed 68.7
SusWrite 124
80% 109 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1
205% 1.6 MB/s
748GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 93 93 94 94 95 MB/s
Read 115
Write 104
Mixed 69.5
SusWrite 93.2
70% 95.3 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
197% 1.47 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,881,560 HDDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $223 @ launch in Jun '14
OutletPCUS $2133 years
BHPhotoUS $2233 years
AmazonUS $27015 mins
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Typical Green 6TB (2014) Builds (Compare 7,584 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus CROSSHAIR V FORMULA-Z - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 34% - Below average Total price: $769

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