Average Bench: 76.4% (102nd of 1015)

more Based on 25,909 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD40EFRX-68WT0N0, WDC WD40 EFRX-68WT0N0, WDC WD40EFRX-68EUZN0, WD40EFRX-68WT0N0, WDC WD40EFRX-67N32N0, WDC WD40EFRX-68W, WDC WD40 EFRX-68N32N0, WDC WD40EFRX-68N32N0, WDC WD40EFRX-68N, WD WD40EFRX-68WT0N0

Good average bench

The WD Red 4TB (2013) averaged 23.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WD Red 4TB (2013) near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.95MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.42MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Red 4TB (2013) is 54.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Red 4TB (2013) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 81.9MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 127MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 25,909 samples)
Min Avg Max
79.1 Read 136 181
70.8 Write 127 169
43.4 Mixed 81.9 109
72 SusWrite 130 173
87.2% 119 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 0.86 1.1
1.2 4K Write 2.42 3
0.6 4K Mixed 0.95 1.1
186% 1.41 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 148 151 155 151 151 MB/s
Read 164
Write 162
Mixed 109
SusWrite 151
108% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.1
209% 1.6 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 147 149 151 151 147 147 MB/s
Read 140
Write 141
Mixed 93.7
SusWrite 149
96% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.1
206% 1.53 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 114 104 68 93 64 MB/s
Read 117
Write 119
Mixed 57.5
SusWrite 91.7
70% 96.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.5
122% 1.03 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 27,247,791 HDDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $150 @ launch in Sep '13
EbayUS $10521 mins
BHPhotoUS $1109 months
OutletPCUS $1354 days
AmazonUS $1483 years
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Typical Red 4TB (2013) Builds (Compare 19,790 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 135%
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Desktop
Desktop 138%
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Workstation
Workstation 124%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z390-F GAMING - $194

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $1,911

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 Comments

The WD Red family just got bigger...

Added 4 years ago.

Good

30 days ago.

Pretty fast and has lots of capacy


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