Average Bench: 66.3% (8th of 639)

Based on 4,780 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 1058 PID 25ee Model: WD My Book 25EE
Poor: 20%Average: 66.3% Great: 104%

Above average average bench

The WD My Book 25EE 6TB averaged 33.6% 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 10.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 6.45MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD My Book 25EE 6TB is 83.6%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the WD My Book 25EE 6TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 0.54MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 5.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,780 samples)
Min Avg Max
30 Read 132 198
27.2 Write 123 177
24.6 Mixed 86.4 124
24.8 SusWrite 119 178
154% 115 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.8 4K Read 5.9 18.2
1.95 4K Write 6.45 11.8
0.6 4K Mixed 0.93 1.1
273% 4.43 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 DQ Read 0.54 0.7
8.5 DQ Write 10.6 12
0.5 DQ Mixed 0.85 1.2
390% 3.98 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free, PID 25ee
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 174 173 173 173 173 174 MB/s
Read 194
Write 171
Mixed 112
SusWrite 174
216% 163 MB/s
4K Read 15
4K Write 10.5
4K Mixed 0.9
443% 8.8 MB/s
DQ Read 0.6
DQ Write 11.6
DQ Mixed 0.9
427% 4.37 MB/s
5TB free, PID 25ee
SusWrite @10s intervals: 165 180 182 179 182 180 MB/s
Read 190
Write 171
Mixed 96.7
SusWrite 178
211% 159 MB/s
4K Read 14.8
4K Write 7.8
4K Mixed 0.7
344% 7.77 MB/s
5TB free, PID 25ee
SusWrite @10s intervals: 168 179 182 180 182 180 MB/s
Read 193
Write 177
Mixed 89.9
SusWrite 179
211% 160 MB/s
4K Read 9.6
4K Write 7.4
4K Mixed 0.8
314% 5.93 MB/s
2.5TB free, PID 25ee
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 98 100 99 101 100 MB/s
Read 174
Write 168
Mixed 120
SusWrite 99.7
185% 140 MB/s
4K Read 3.8
4K Write 8.7
4K Mixed 0.8
337% 4.43 MB/s
DQ Read 0.4
DQ Write 8.9
DQ Mixed 0.7
328% 3.33 MB/s
2.5TB free, PID 25ee
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 160 162 161 161 162 162 MB/s
Read 157
Write 82.3
Mixed 102
SusWrite 161
165% 125 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.6
54% 0.8 MB/s
122GB free, PID 25ee
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 143 144 144 142 143 MB/s
Read 138
Write 140
Mixed 111
SusWrite 143
181% 133 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
126% 1.57 MB/s
5TB free, PID 25ee
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 40 42 42 42 42 MB/s
Read 42.5
Write 40.2
Mixed 37.8
SusWrite 41
55% 40.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
129% 1.5 MB/s
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