Average Bench: 30.1% (1000th of 1058)

Based on 1,275 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC WD40EZAZ-00SF3B0

Poor average bench

The WDC WD40EZAZ-00SF3B0 4TB averaged 69.8% 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 25.6MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 185MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC WD40EZAZ-00SF3B0 4TB is 22.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the WDC WD40EZAZ-00SF3B0 4TB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 1.28MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 1.22MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,275 samples)
Min Avg Max
125 Read 185 213
111 Write 161 185
74.6 Mixed 102 125
101 SusWrite 165 188
34.5% 153 MB/s
Min Avg Max
4.9 4K Read 25.6 46.6
9.2 4K Write 11.6 12.7
0.9 4K Mixed 1.06 1.1
46.3% 12.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
1 DQ Read 1.28 1.6
9.6 DQ Write 11.5 14.1
0.6 DQ Mixed 1.22 2
2.47% 4.66 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 180 180 180 181 180 180 MB/s
Read 194
Write 173
Mixed 103
SusWrite 180
36% 163 MB/s
4K Read 44.6
4K Write 12.6
4K Mixed 1
76% 19.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1.3
DQ Write 10.2
DQ Mixed 0.9
2% 4.13 MB/s
5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 310 317 311 317 318 316 MB/s
Read 328
Write 270
Mixed 96.9
SusWrite 315
56% 252 MB/s
4K Read 1.9
4K Write 16.3
4K Mixed 0.9
13% 6.37 MB/s
DQ Read 1.6
DQ Write 6.9
DQ Mixed 1.8
2% 3.43 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 165 167 166 165 165 MB/s
Read 175
Write 163
Mixed 96.2
SusWrite 165
34% 150 MB/s
4K Read 21
4K Write 11.1
4K Mixed 1.1
39% 11.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1.6
DQ Write 12.7
DQ Mixed 1.5
3% 5.27 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 174 174 174 175 176 MB/s
Read 188
Write 160
Mixed 96.7
SusWrite 174
35% 155 MB/s
4K Read 13.7
4K Write 12.2
4K Mixed 1.1
29% 9 MB/s
DQ Read 1.2
DQ Write 11.2
DQ Mixed 1.1
2% 4.5 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 150 150 152 151 151 MB/s
Read 181
Write 153
Mixed 91.3
SusWrite 151
32% 144 MB/s
4K Read 6.6
4K Write 11.5
4K Mixed 1
17% 6.37 MB/s
DQ Read 1.2
DQ Write 12.5
DQ Mixed 0.8
2% 4.83 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 144 143 145 146 145 MB/s
Read 169
Write 137
Mixed 94.9
SusWrite 144
31% 136 MB/s
4K Read 6.2
4K Write 12.2
4K Mixed 1.1
17% 6.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1.6
DQ Write 10.7
DQ Mixed 1.4
2% 4.57 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 145 144 145 144 145 145 MB/s
Read 143
Write 142
Mixed 88.1
SusWrite 145
29% 130 MB/s
4K Read 6.9
4K Write 12.5
4K Mixed 1.1
18% 6.83 MB/s
DQ Read 1.3
DQ Write 10.3
DQ Mixed 0.9
2% 4.17 MB/s
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Typical WD40EZAZ-00SF3B0 4TB Builds (Compare 73,397 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 105%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WI-FI) - $169

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $1,062

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