Average Bench: 24.4% (161st of 639)

Based on 2,193 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 1058 PID 0740 Model: WD My Passport 0740
Poor: 11%Average: 24.4% Great: 41%

Very poor average bench

The WD My Passport 0740 1TB averaged 75.6% 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 Random Write Speed 1.47MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 53.7MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD My Passport 0740 1TB is 30.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the WD My Passport 0740 1TB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.44MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 55.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,193 samples)
Min Avg Max
24.8 Read 55.6 98
18.4 Write 52.9 98.6
17.3 Mixed 35.5 58.5
17 SusWrite 53.7 97.4
66.3% 49.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.44 0.5
0.4 4K Write 1.47 2.4
0.3 4K Mixed 0.6 0.8
72% 0.84 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
142GB free, PID 0740
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 76 76 75 76 76 MB/s
Read 74
Write 76
Mixed 50.3
SusWrite 75.6
93% 69 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.8
114% 1.27 MB/s
880GB free, PID 0740
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 69 69 69 69 69 MB/s
Read 80.5
Write 78.8
Mixed 50.5
SusWrite 68.9
93% 69.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
73% 0.87 MB/s
345GB free, PID 0740
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 69 69 67 69 68 MB/s
Read 64.4
Write 65
Mixed 42.8
SusWrite 68.3
82% 60.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.6
63% 0.77 MB/s
393GB free, PID 0740
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 78 69 73 80 76 MB/s
Read 39.7
Write 39.5
Mixed 28.2
SusWrite 73.9
64% 45.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.5
56% 0.67 MB/s
292GB free, PID 0740
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 59 59 60 59 58 60 MB/s
Read 56.7
Write 58.7
Mixed 41.5
SusWrite 59.2
74% 54 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.5
49% 0.6 MB/s
631GB free, PID 0740
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 40 40 40 40 40 MB/s
Read 39.8
Write 34
Mixed 30
SusWrite 39.9
48% 35.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.7
100% 1.13 MB/s
631GB free, PID 0740
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 39 38 38 36 34 38 MB/s
Read 40
Write 41
Mixed 30
SusWrite 37.3
50% 37.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
104% 1.17 MB/s
628GB free, PID 0740
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 36 35 38 36 36 36 MB/s
Read 35.7
Write 34.1
Mixed 26.2
SusWrite 36
45% 33 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
84% 0.97 MB/s
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