Average Bench: 45.5% (27th of 639)

Based on 674 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 1058 PID 2623 Model: WD Elements SE 2623
Poor: 19%Average: 45.5% Great: 67%

Below average average bench

The WD Elements SE 2623 2TB averaged 54.4% 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-64Thread Write Speed 10.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 4.6MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Elements SE 2623 2TB is 47.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Elements SE 2623 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 0.37MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.86MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 674 samples)
Min Avg Max
27.3 Read 91.5 156
25 Write 83.1 118
21.9 Mixed 56.8 82.1
24.6 SusWrite 82.1 115
104% 78.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.86 1.7
1.9 4K Write 4.6 8.3
0.3 4K Mixed 0.48 0.9
176% 1.98 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 DQ Read 0.37 0.4
9.51 DQ Write 10.2 10.9
0.4 DQ Mixed 0.52 0.6
366% 3.7 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free, PID 2623
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 113 112 113 113 111 MB/s
Read 124
Write 106
Mixed 74.8
SusWrite 112
138% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 9.6
4K Mixed 0.7
353% 3.63 MB/s
DQ Read 0.4
DQ Write 9.8
DQ Mixed 0.5
352% 3.57 MB/s
2TB free, PID 2623
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 116 116 115 114 117 MB/s
Read 129
Write 106
Mixed 70.2
SusWrite 115
139% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 8.6
4K Mixed 0.7
319% 3.3 MB/s
DQ Read 0.4
DQ Write 10.7
DQ Mixed 0.5
382% 3.87 MB/s
1.5TB free, PID 2623
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 112 113 113 112 109 MB/s
Read 148
Write 111
Mixed 82
SusWrite 112
147% 113 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 4.5
4K Mixed 0.3
169% 2.13 MB/s
1.5TB free, PID 2623
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 106 105 106 106 106 MB/s
Read 115
Write 103
Mixed 63.6
SusWrite 106
129% 96.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 4.2
4K Mixed 0.3
154% 1.63 MB/s
1.5TB free, PID 2623
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 101 100 101 103 100 MB/s
Read 111
Write 97.7
Mixed 69.7
SusWrite 101
126% 94.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 4.3
4K Mixed 0.3
159% 1.77 MB/s
802GB free, PID 2623
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 106 107 107 107 108 MB/s
Read 60.7
Write 58.4
Mixed 57.5
SusWrite 107
100% 70.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 4.2
4K Mixed 0.3
155% 1.7 MB/s
1.5TB free, PID 2623
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 42 42 42 43 43 MB/s
Read 39
Write 38.6
Mixed 30.4
SusWrite 42.2
51% 37.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 6.7
4K Mixed 0.9
262% 2.8 MB/s
349GB free, PID 2623
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 54 52 52 52 52 52 MB/s
Read 68.9
Write 107
Mixed 67.9
SusWrite 52.1
103% 74 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 4.3
4K Mixed 0.3
159% 1.73 MB/s
349GB free, PID 2623
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 59 52 53 52 52 52 MB/s
Read 46.9
Write 53.9
Mixed 31
SusWrite 53.2
63% 46.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 0.6
121% 1.33 MB/s
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