Average Bench: 73.6% (120th of 1015)

more Based on 1,727 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 26.4% 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 2.45MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 6TB (2014) is 48.6%. 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 77.7MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 121MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,727 samples)
Min Avg Max
84 Read 131 181
77.5 Write 121 164
49.5 Mixed 77.7 104
78.3 SusWrite 125 167
83.4% 114 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.7 4K Read 0.94 1.21
1 4K Write 2.45 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%
10GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 83 90 121 117 118 MB/s
Read 180
Write 158
Mixed 87.7
SusWrite 102
97% 132 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.1
208% 1.5 MB/s
67GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 77 79 80 79 80 MB/s
Read 79
Write 76.5
Mixed 58.2
SusWrite 78.3
54% 73 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.8
145% 0.9 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,801,317 HDDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $223 @ launch in Jun '14
AmazonUS $19511 mins
OutletPCUS $2132 years
BHPhotoUS $2233 years
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Typical Green 6TB (2014) Builds (Compare 6,997 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus CROSSHAIR V FORMULA-Z - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $766

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