Average Bench: 44.3% (24th of 622)

Based on 106 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 1058 PID 1230 Model: WD My Book 1230

Below average average bench

The WD My Book 1230 4TB averaged 55.7% 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. 4K Random Write Speed 2.12MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 102MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD My Book 1230 4TB is 43.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD My Book 1230 4TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.78MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.26MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 106 samples)
Min Avg Max
28.7 Read 105 148
26.2 Write 102 148
25 Mixed 87.2 128
125% 98.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.51 4K Read 0.78 0.93
1.44 4K Write 2.12 2.61
0.21 4K Mixed 0.26 0.29
83.9% 1.06 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
920GB free, PID 1230
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 114
Write 114
Mixed 107
144% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.95
4K Write 2.66
4K Mixed 0.25
103% 1.29 MB/s
2.5TB free, PID 1230
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 97.8
Write 74.7
Mixed 84.8
107% 85.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.82
4K Write 2.14
4K Mixed 0.21
83% 1.06 MB/s
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