Average Bench: 25.3% (1024th of 1058)

Based on 274 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC WD8001FZBX-00ASYA0

Very poor average bench

The WDC WD8001FZBX-00ASYA0 8TB averaged 74.7% 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. Sustained Write Speed 225MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 224MB/s

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC WD8001FZBX-00ASYA0 8TB is just 8.86%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the WDC WD8001FZBX-00ASYA0 8TB performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 3.89MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 7.21MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 274 samples)
Min Avg Max
165 Read 220 252
165 Write 224 256
84.6 Mixed 108 123
169 SusWrite 225 256
43.7% 194 MB/s
Min Avg Max
1.18 4K Read 1.63 2
4.67 4K Write 8.37 10.9
1.1 4K Mixed 1.54 1.9
8.87% 3.84 MB/s
Min Avg Max
2.9 DQ Read 3.89 4.6
5.2 DQ Write 7.21 9.3
3.8 DQ Mixed 5.77 6.95
4.3% 5.62 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
7.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 257 259 261 262 254 264 MB/s
Read 260
Write 258
Mixed 117
SusWrite 260
50% 224 MB/s
4K Read 1.8
4K Write 5.5
4K Mixed 1.7
8% 3 MB/s
7TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 247 243 234 247 247 238 MB/s
Read 245
Write 249
Mixed 110
SusWrite 243
48% 212 MB/s
4K Read 1.9
4K Write 9.8
4K Mixed 1.3
10% 4.33 MB/s
DQ Read 4.4
DQ Write 5.2
DQ Mixed 6
4% 5.2 MB/s
7.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 256 250 247 169 214 251 MB/s
Read 253
Write 249
Mixed 116
SusWrite 231
48% 212 MB/s
4K Read 1.9
4K Write 10
4K Mixed 1.3
10% 4.4 MB/s
DQ Read 4
DQ Write 5.4
DQ Mixed 0.7
2% 3.37 MB/s
6TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 231 238 243 239 241 238 MB/s
Read 237
Write 159
Mixed 114
SusWrite 238
42% 187 MB/s
4K Read 1.7
4K Write 7.5
4K Mixed 1.8
9% 3.67 MB/s
4.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 159 165 164 162 160 166 MB/s
Read 157
Write 159
Mixed 90.7
SusWrite 163
32% 142 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 9.7
4K Mixed 1.4
9% 4.13 MB/s
DQ Read 3.1
DQ Write 7.9
DQ Mixed 4.7
4% 5.23 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,389,641 SSDs tested.

Typical WD8001FZBX-00ASYA0 8TB Builds (Compare 3,539 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus M5A99X EVO R2.0 - $300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $770

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 Comments

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Excellent

1 month ago.

This is identifying as an SSD, but it is NOT. It's a mechanical drive, believe it or not. Results at R/W sequential speeds of 250+ consistently, I'm extremely pleased with it out of the box. Hopefully it also lasts!


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