Average Bench: 48.7% (24th of 639)

Based on 203 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 1058 PID 2622 Model: WD Elements SE 2622
Poor: 20%Average: 48.7% Great: 67%

Below average average bench

The WD Elements SE 2622 5TB averaged 51.3% 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-64Thread Write Speed 10.5MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 5.32MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Elements SE 2622 5TB is 47.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Elements SE 2622 5TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 0.39MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 1.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 203 samples)
Min Avg Max
30 Read 92 131
26.7 Write 84.6 112
24.3 Mixed 61.8 82
26.6 SusWrite 85.7 116
109% 81 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.62 4K Read 1.2 1.6
1.7 4K Write 5.32 8.58
0.5 4K Mixed 0.8 0.9
213% 2.44 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 DQ Read 0.39 0.4
7.8 DQ Write 10.5 11.5
0.4 DQ Mixed 0.57 0.7
378% 3.82 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
40GB free, PID 2622
Operating at USB 3.2 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 104 103 103 104 103 MB/s
Read 91.8
Write 99.9
Mixed 69.8
SusWrite 103
125% 91.1 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 4.4
4K Mixed 0.7
177% 2.03 MB/s
21GB free, PID 2622
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 68 40 39 37 47 MB/s
Read 104
Write 105
Mixed 68.7
SusWrite 56.1
110% 83.5 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 6
4K Mixed 0.8
235% 2.63 MB/s
3TB free, PID 2622
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 9.9 10 10 10 10 11 MB/s
Read 51.3
Write 31.8
Mixed 26.6
SusWrite 10.2
36% 30 MB/s
4K Read 3.1
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 1
83% 1.73 MB/s
1.5TB free, PID 2622
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 17 17 17 17 17 17 MB/s
Read 55
Write 25.8
Mixed 24.2
SusWrite 17.1
36% 30.5 MB/s
4K Read 3.4
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 1
60% 1.6 MB/s
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