Average Bench: 30.3% (90th of 639)

Based on 1,141 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 1058 PID 1140 Model: WD My Book 1140
Poor: 13%Average: 30.3% Great: 48%

Poor average bench

The WD My Book 1140 1TB averaged 69.7% 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 1.57MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 68.7MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD My Book 1140 1TB is 35%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the WD My Book 1140 1TB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.75MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 71.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,141 samples)
Min Avg Max
28.7 Read 71.4 120
23 Write 68.5 116
17.1 Mixed 51.7 88.6
20.3 SusWrite 68.7 118
87.8% 65.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.39 4K Read 0.75 1
0.44 4K Write 1.57 2.2
0.15 4K Mixed 0.55 0.8
75.1% 0.96 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
694GB free, PID 1140
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 117 117 117 116 116 MB/s
Read 112
Write 112
Mixed 66
SusWrite 116
137% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.7
100% 1.13 MB/s
901GB free, PID 1140
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 115 115 115 115 115 MB/s
Read 113
Write 113
Mixed 68.3
SusWrite 115
138% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
66% 0.8 MB/s
188GB free, PID 1140
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 81 84 83 80 81 MB/s
Read 101
Write 101
Mixed 81
SusWrite 82
123% 91.3 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.7
102% 1.3 MB/s
83GB free, PID 1140
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 46 46 46 46 46 47 MB/s
Read 80.3
Write 85.2
Mixed 54.8
SusWrite 46.3
88% 66.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.8
61% 0.83 MB/s
175GB free, PID 1140
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 40 41 40 41 40 MB/s
Read 34.5
Write 32.7
Mixed 24.7
SusWrite 40.4
45% 33.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
74% 0.93 MB/s
358GB free, PID 1140
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 39 41 42 42 42 42 MB/s
Read 36.8
Write 34.8
Mixed 28.3
SusWrite 41.3
48% 35.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.5
54% 0.73 MB/s
886GB free, PID 1140
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 27 24 27 27 27 27 MB/s
Read 28.6
Write 27.5
Mixed 24.5
SusWrite 26.6
36% 26.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
91% 1.13 MB/s
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