Average Bench: 37% (54th of 639)

Based on 2,677 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 1058 PID 1140 Model: WD My Book 1140
Poor: 14%Average: 37% Great: 56%

Poor average bench

The WD My Book 1140 3TB averaged 63.0% 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 2.08MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 85.6MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD My Book 1140 3TB is 41.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD My Book 1140 3TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.87MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 87.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,677 samples)
Min Avg Max
29.8 Read 87.1 137
24 Write 85.6 137
22.9 Mixed 62.1 93.4
18.1 SusWrite 81.4 137
107% 79 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.7 4K Read 0.87 1
1.2 4K Write 2.08 2.7
0.6 4K Mixed 0.78 1
101% 1.25 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
30GB free, PID 1140
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 79 78 81 81 83 MB/s
Read 125
Write 91.7
Mixed 55.7
SusWrite 79
112% 87.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.9
116% 1.4 MB/s
65GB free, PID 1140
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 58 61 61 61 61 61 MB/s
Read 60
Write 59.8
Mixed 52.2
SusWrite 60.5
79% 58.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
85% 1.07 MB/s
1TB free, PID 1140
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 34 34 35 35 35 34 MB/s
Read 34.5
Write 33.2
Mixed 24.8
SusWrite 34.5
43% 31.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
122% 1.43 MB/s
144GB free, PID 1140
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 36 35 33 36 36 36 MB/s
Read 39.1
Write 33.8
Mixed 24.7
SusWrite 35.1
44% 33.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
85% 1.07 MB/s
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