Average Bench: 24.7% (1026th of 1058)

Based on 1,668 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC WD40EFAX-68JH4N0

Very poor average bench

The WDC WD40EFAX-68JH4N0 4TB averaged 75.2% 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 Read Speed 17.6MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 150MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC WD40EFAX-68JH4N0 4TB is 23.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the WDC WD40EFAX-68JH4N0 4TB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 1.24MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 1.31MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,668 samples)
Min Avg Max
93.8 Read 159 202
95 Write 150 182
62.8 Mixed 85.8 114
89.3 SusWrite 146 184
30.4% 135 MB/s
Min Avg Max
1.9 4K Read 17.6 41.1
8.9 4K Write 11.4 12.7
0.8 4K Mixed 1.04 1.2
34% 10 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.9 DQ Read 1.24 1.5
9.5 DQ Write 11.4 14
0.7 DQ Mixed 1.31 2.1
2.53% 4.67 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3.5TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 174 175 176 177 178 MB/s
Read 183
Write 166
Mixed 94.9
SusWrite 175
35% 155 MB/s
4K Read 37.3
4K Write 11.7
4K Mixed 1
64% 16.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1.1
DQ Write 11.3
DQ Mixed 0.9
2% 4.43 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 160 160 160 159 160 MB/s
Read 157
Write 167
Mixed 122
SusWrite 160
34% 151 MB/s
4K Read 32.9
4K Write 12.2
4K Mixed 1.1
58% 15.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1.1
DQ Write 9.6
DQ Mixed 2
2% 4.23 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 154 156 155 153 155 MB/s
Read 188
Write 181
Mixed 86.1
SusWrite 154
34% 152 MB/s
4K Read 10.1
4K Write 12.1
4K Mixed 1
23% 7.73 MB/s
DQ Read 1.2
DQ Write 12.3
DQ Mixed 0.7
2% 4.73 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 163 163 164 162 162 MB/s
Read 176
Write 163
Mixed 80.9
SusWrite 163
33% 146 MB/s
4K Read 3.5
4K Write 12.3
4K Mixed 0.9
13% 5.57 MB/s
DQ Read 1.2
DQ Write 10.2
DQ Mixed 1
2% 4.13 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,045,911 SSDs tested.

Typical WD40EFAX-68JH4N0 4TB Builds (Compare 4,486 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z370-A II - $132

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $979

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 Comments

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Terrible

15 months ago.

Slow SMR drive, not worth using. Avoid all SMR drives if performance matters at all.


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