Average Bench: 80.7% (5th of 639)

Based on 37 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 1058 PID 264d Model: WD easystore 264D
Poor: 24%Average: 80.7% Great: 101%

Very good average bench

The WD easystore 264D 18TB averaged just 19.3% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WD easystore 264D 18TB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 9.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 6.68MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD easystore 264D 18TB is 76.3%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the WD easystore 264D 18TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 2.93MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 5.61MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 37 samples)
Min Avg Max
5.2 Read 170 231
4.7 Write 170 231
5 Mixed 136 163
8 SusWrite 157 227
214% 158 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0 4K Read 5.61 9.7
0 4K Write 6.68 9.7
0 4K Mixed 2.16 2.8
322% 4.82 MB/s
Min Avg Max
2.5 DQ Read 2.93 3.6
8.9 DQ Write 9.3 9.8
2.1 DQ Mixed 2.17 2.2
401% 4.8 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
8TB free, PID 264d
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 179 180 179 179 175 160 MB/s
Read 189
Write 180
Mixed 142
SusWrite 175
232% 172 MB/s
4K Read 3.7
4K Write 7.5
4K Mixed 2
337% 4.4 MB/s
244GB free, PID 264d
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 105 106 106 105 110 MB/s
Read 210
Write 210
Mixed 160
SusWrite 106
226% 172 MB/s
4K Read 5.7
4K Write 8.9
4K Mixed 2.5
409% 5.7 MB/s
DQ Read 3.7
DQ Write 9.4
DQ Mixed 2.5
418% 5.2 MB/s
3.5TB free, PID 264d
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 7.4 12 15 12 15 7.5 MB/s
Read 22.2
Write 22.4
Mixed 17.1
SusWrite 11.4
24% 18.3 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 3.8
4K Mixed 1.3
178% 2.07 MB/s
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