Average Bench: 45.1% (26th of 639)

Based on 213 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 1058 PID 1230 Model: WD My Book 1230

Below average average bench

The WD My Book 1230 4TB averaged 54.8% 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 Write Speed 2.17MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 105MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD My Book 1230 4TB is 44.6%. 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 0.77MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.26MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 213 samples)
Min Avg Max
29.5 Read 106 149
26.9 Write 105 154
26.9 Mixed 86.6 127
126% 99.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.44 4K Read 0.77 0.95
1.47 4K Write 2.17 2.64
0.21 4K Mixed 0.26 0.29
85.4% 1.06 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2.5TB free, PID 1230
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 134
Write 132
Mixed 128
169% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.27
80% 0.98 MB/s
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $206

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 109% - Outstanding Total price: $1,675

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