Average Bench: 74% (113th of 1015)

more Based on 2,124 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 26.0% 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 2.4MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 6TB (2014) is 48.1%. 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 78.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 123MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,124 samples)
Min Avg Max
81.1 Read 134 180
78.2 Write 123 161
52.9 Mixed 78.4 105
75.6 SusWrite 124 167
84.3% 115 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 0.93 1.3
1 4K Write 2.4 3
0.6 4K Mixed 0.95 1.1
188% 1.43 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
4TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 153 154 159 155 152 MB/s
Read 151
Write 136
Mixed 81.8
SusWrite 151
95% 130 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1.1
232% 1.8 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 141 138 138 140 143 141 MB/s
Read 86.7
Write 77
Mixed 54.2
SusWrite 140
66% 89.5 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.9
200% 1.57 MB/s
4.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 44 43 53 43 50 55 MB/s
Read 45.3
Write 41.7
Mixed 17.3
SusWrite 47.9
28% 38.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.1
23% 0.2 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,705,722 HDDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $223 @ launch in Jun '14
OutletPCUS $2133 years
BHPhotoUS $2234 years
AmazonUS $29023 days
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Typical Green 6TB (2014) Builds (Compare 8,185 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus CROSSHAIR V FORMULA-Z - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 36% - Below average Total price: $810

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