Average Bench: 72% (122nd of 1010)

more Based on 1,456 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

Good average bench

The WD Green 6TB (2014) averaged 28.0% 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 0.95MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.39MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 6TB (2014) is 49.7%. 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 75.9MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 117MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,456 samples)
Min Avg Max
80.5 Read 129 176
73.1 Write 117 162
41.7 Mixed 75.9 103
64.1 SusWrite 121 167
81.4% 111 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 0.93 1.3
0.9 4K Write 2.39 3
0.6 4K Mixed 0.95 1.1
188% 1.42 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: 165 167 170 170 170 169 MB/s
Read 183
Write 110
Mixed 92.3
SusWrite 168
102% 138 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1
209% 1.63 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 122 122 123 124 122 MB/s
Read 146
Write 122
Mixed 92.3
SusWrite 123
89% 121 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
201% 1.5 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 136 132 135 135 136 137 MB/s
Read 113
Write 124
Mixed 74.8
SusWrite 135
82% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
197% 1.5 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 115 115 116 116 117 MB/s
Read 107
Write 77.3
Mixed 75.3
SusWrite 115
69% 93.7 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
201% 1.53 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 45 44 73 38 39 60 MB/s
Read 130
Write 142
Mixed 85.7
SusWrite 50
75% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 0.8
162% 1.33 MB/s
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 Prices

Approx. $223 @ launch in Jun '14
OutletPCUS $2132 years
BHPhotoUS $2233 years
AmazonUS $40035 mins
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Typical Green 6TB (2014) Builds (Compare 6,325 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: 76% - Very good Total price: $734

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