Average Bench: 41.7% (37th of 639)

Based on 11,378 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 1058 PID 2621 Model: WD Elements 2621
Poor: 19%Average: 41.7% Great: 64%

Below average average bench

The WD Elements 2621 2TB averaged 58.3% 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 9.84MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 4.43MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Elements 2621 2TB is 44.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Elements 2621 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 0.39MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.68MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,378 samples)
Min Avg Max
19.5 Read 76.9 124
23.4 Write 77.5 111
21.4 Mixed 53.8 74.8
24.5 SusWrite 76.8 112
96.4% 71.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.68 1.29
1.83 4K Write 4.43 8.19
0.2 4K Mixed 0.4 0.8
167% 1.84 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 DQ Read 0.39 0.43
8.52 DQ Write 9.84 10.7
0.4 DQ Mixed 0.52 0.63
354% 3.58 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free, PID 2621
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 110 112 111 110 111 MB/s
Read 117
Write 102
Mixed 68
SusWrite 111
132% 99.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 7.2
4K Mixed 0.7
271% 2.83 MB/s
1.5TB free, PID 2621
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 104 106 105 105 104 MB/s
Read 110
Write 101
Mixed 65.5
SusWrite 105
127% 95.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 4.2
4K Mixed 0.3
156% 1.73 MB/s
1.5TB free, PID 2621
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 106 106 105 106 103 MB/s
Read 127
Write 108
Mixed 76.8
SusWrite 106
138% 104 MB/s
4K Read 1.9
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.9
92% 1.47 MB/s
787GB free, PID 2621
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 72 71 72 71 72 MB/s
Read 114
Write 96.3
Mixed 56.3
SusWrite 71.9
109% 84.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 4.4
4K Mixed 0.3
162% 1.8 MB/s
1.5TB free, PID 2621
Operating at USB 3.2 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 95 100 99 105 106 MB/s
Read 74.7
Write 82.5
Mixed 69.1
SusWrite 99.5
113% 81.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 4.2
4K Mixed 0.3
155% 1.67 MB/s
1TB free, PID 2621
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 100 103 104 104 105 MB/s
Read 66.9
Write 79.3
Mixed 62.1
SusWrite 103
109% 77.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 4.3
4K Mixed 0.3
159% 1.73 MB/s
798GB free, PID 2621
Operating at USB 3.2 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 83 84 86 86 86 MB/s
Read 72.1
Write 76.3
Mixed 53.4
SusWrite 84.7
98% 71.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 4.2
4K Mixed 0.3
154% 1.63 MB/s
1.5TB free, PID 2621
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 37 41 42 43 43 42 MB/s
Read 49.7
Write 39.7
Mixed 31.1
SusWrite 41.2
53% 40.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 0.9
143% 1.67 MB/s
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