Average Bench: 37.4% (51st of 639)

Based on 90 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 1058 PID 1144 Model: WD My Book 1144
Poor: 13%Average: 37.4% Great: 58%

Poor average bench

The WD My Book 1144 3TB averaged 62.6% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.06MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 100MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD My Book 1144 3TB is 44.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD My Book 1144 3TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.72MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.52MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 90 samples)
Min Avg Max
28 Read 87.7 146
24.5 Write 83.9 145
23.5 Mixed 65.3 113
16.7 SusWrite 100 148
115% 84.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.34 4K Read 0.72 0.98
0.9 4K Write 2.06 2.64
0.15 4K Mixed 0.52 1
90.3% 1.1 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free, PID 1144
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 137 137 138 137 137 MB/s
Read 138
Write 141
Mixed 88
SusWrite 137
170% 126 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
116% 1.4 MB/s
892GB free, PID 1144
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 105 107 106 107 107 MB/s
Read 103
Write 104
Mixed 73.7
SusWrite 105
131% 96.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
109% 1.33 MB/s
28GB free, PID 1144
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 64 86 81 91 91 MB/s
Read 92
Write 89.5
Mixed 57.5
SusWrite 81.2
107% 80.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.5
50% 0.63 MB/s
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