Average Bench: 45% (29th of 639)

Based on 2,403 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 1058 PID 260d Model: WD My Passport 260D
Poor: 18%Average: 45% Great: 64%

Below average average bench

The WD My Passport 260D 4TB averaged 55.0% 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-64Thread Write Speed 10.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 5.15MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD My Passport 260D 4TB is 45.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD My Passport 260D 4TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 0.41MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 1.07MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,403 samples)
Min Avg Max
30.3 Read 82 128
25.6 Write 77.1 112
23.7 Mixed 57.2 82
26.4 SusWrite 78.1 112
99% 73.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 1.07 1.6
1.7 4K Write 5.15 8.3
0.5 4K Mixed 0.74 0.9
204% 2.32 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 DQ Read 0.41 0.54
8.3 DQ Write 10.7 15.8
0.5 DQ Mixed 0.6 0.7
387% 3.92 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1TB free, PID 260d
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 101 98 101 100 100 MB/s
Read 108
Write 97.4
Mixed 69.8
SusWrite 99.7
125% 93.6 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 0.8
205% 2.33 MB/s
1.5TB free, PID 260d
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 85 85 84 85 84 MB/s
Read 76.9
Write 79.9
Mixed 59
SusWrite 84.4
102% 75.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 5.6
4K Mixed 0.8
221% 2.43 MB/s
144GB free, PID 260d
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 84 84 83 82 83 MB/s
Read 94
Write 78
Mixed 56.8
SusWrite 82.8
103% 77.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 4.3
4K Mixed 0.6
169% 1.83 MB/s
1TB free, PID 260d
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 83 90 95 95 85 MB/s
Read 93.2
Write 93.8
Mixed 59
SusWrite 90.5
113% 84.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 0.7
136% 1.57 MB/s
783GB free, PID 260d
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 85 84 84 85 83 MB/s
Read 62.9
Write 70.7
Mixed 50.1
SusWrite 84.4
93% 67 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 4.2
4K Mixed 0.8
174% 2 MB/s
3TB free, PID 260d
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 70 70 70 71 69 MB/s
Read 58.9
Write 69.6
Mixed 39.8
SusWrite 68.4
81% 59.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 4.2
4K Mixed 0.6
165% 1.77 MB/s
3TB free, PID 260d
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 35 34 32 35 35 30 MB/s
Read 63.9
Write 21.6
Mixed 26.8
SusWrite 33.3
43% 36.4 MB/s
4K Read 3.9
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.8
59% 1.73 MB/s
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