Average Bench: 30.6% (87th of 639)

Based on 1,202 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 1058 PID 1140 Model: WD My Book 1140
Poor: 13%Average: 30.6% Great: 48%

Poor average bench

The WD My Book 1140 1TB averaged 69.4% 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 1.61MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 69.2MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD My Book 1140 1TB is 34.9%. 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 0.79MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 71.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,202 samples)
Min Avg Max
28.8 Read 71.7 118
23 Write 69.2 116
22 Mixed 53 87
21.1 SusWrite 68.8 117
88.7% 65.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.49 4K Read 0.79 1
0.74 4K Write 1.61 2.2
0.2 4K Mixed 0.65 0.8
79.6% 1.02 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
758GB free, PID 1140
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 113 111 114 113 113 MB/s
Read 129
Write 133
Mixed 95.3
SusWrite 113
158% 117 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.7
105% 1.3 MB/s
118GB free, PID 1140
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 121 122 122 122 122 MB/s
Read 84
Write 89.5
Mixed 50.5
SusWrite 122
119% 86.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
104% 1.2 MB/s
275GB free, PID 1140
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 78 78 78 77 76 MB/s
Read 116
Write 114
Mixed 92
SusWrite 77.5
133% 99.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.7
105% 1.3 MB/s
215GB free, PID 1140
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 83 83 83 82 83 MB/s
Read 102
Write 104
Mixed 82.7
SusWrite 82
125% 92.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.7
102% 1.27 MB/s
189GB free, PID 1140
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 76 76 74 74 76 MB/s
Read 64.5
Write 63.5
Mixed 51.2
SusWrite 75.5
87% 63.7 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
92% 1.2 MB/s
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