Average Bench: 29.7% (93rd of 639)

Based on 1,849 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 1058 PID 259d Model: WD My Passport 259D
Poor: 12%Average: 29.7% Great: 44%

Very poor average bench

The WD My Passport 259D 2TB averaged 70.2% 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 1.68MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 67.1MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD My Passport 259D 2TB is 31.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the WD My Passport 259D 2TB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.48MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 67.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,849 samples)
Min Avg Max
23.7 Read 67.6 108
20.5 Write 67 107
18.8 Mixed 41 60
18.8 SusWrite 67.1 108
81.7% 60.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.48 0.6
0.59 4K Write 1.68 2
0.4 4K Mixed 0.74 0.9
84.2% 0.97 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free, PID 259d
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 94 92 92 94 94 MB/s
Read 98.8
Write 96
Mixed 56.2
SusWrite 93.4
115% 86.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
94% 1.07 MB/s
1TB free, PID 259d
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 92 93 93 93 90 MB/s
Read 91.2
Write 89
Mixed 53.7
SusWrite 91.9
109% 81.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
97% 1.1 MB/s
535GB free, PID 259d
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 75 74 76 76 75 MB/s
Read 80.8
Write 82
Mixed 50.3
SusWrite 74.8
97% 72 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
94% 1.1 MB/s
321GB free, PID 259d
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 29 33 32 33 32 32 MB/s
Read 32.5
Write 32.5
Mixed 25.5
SusWrite 31.9
42% 30.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.5
76% 0.87 MB/s
48GB free, PID 259d
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 17 18 18 17 18 19 MB/s
Read 25
Write 23.5
Mixed 21.7
SusWrite 17.8
30% 22 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
87% 1 MB/s
37GB free, PID 259d
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 10 10 11 12 10 10 MB/s
Read 8.7
Write 9.5
Mixed 8.7
SusWrite 10.5
13% 9.35 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 0.1
11% 0.13 MB/s
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