Average Bench: 25.1% (155th of 639)

Based on 3,004 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 1058 PID 0740 Model: WD My Passport 0740
Poor: 11%Average: 25.1% Great: 42%

Very poor average bench

The WD My Passport 0740 1TB averaged 74.9% 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 1.48MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 55.2MB/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 57.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,004 samples)
Min Avg Max
25.2 Read 57.9 101
19 Write 55.1 101
17.4 Mixed 36.4 58.5
18.1 SusWrite 55.2 97.7
68.6% 51.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.44 0.5
0.3 4K Write 1.48 2.4
0.3 4K Mixed 0.59 0.8
71.9% 0.83 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
697GB free, PID 0740
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 106 105 105 105 105 MB/s
Read 100
Write 101
Mixed 61.3
SusWrite 104
124% 91.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.8
100% 1.13 MB/s
388GB free, PID 0740
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 83 85 82 84 85 MB/s
Read 47.3
Write 49.5
Mixed 18.7
SusWrite 83.7
69% 49.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.3
22% 0.3 MB/s
382GB free, PID 0740
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 33 32 38 38 37 37 MB/s
Read 36
Write 32.2
Mixed 25
SusWrite 35.7
43% 32.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
66% 0.8 MB/s
563GB free, PID 0740
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 24 23 24 25 24 25 MB/s
Read 58.9
Write 24
Mixed 28.9
SusWrite 24.1
41% 34 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.4
29% 0.4 MB/s
389GB free, PID 0740
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 5.5 6.1 5.9 6.1 5.9 5.9 MB/s
Read 3.2
Write 5
Mixed 3.8
SusWrite 5.9
6% 4.47 MB/s
4K Read 0
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 0.1
7% 0.07 MB/s
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