Average Bench: 45.4% (28th of 639)

Based on 2,940 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 1058 PID 2626 Model: WD My Passport 2626
Poor: 19%Average: 45.4% Great: 68%

Below average average bench

The WD My Passport 2626 1TB averaged 54.5% 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 9.36MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 5.1MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD My Passport 2626 1TB is 48.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD My Passport 2626 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 0.39MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.66MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,940 samples)
Min Avg Max
23.8 Read 81.5 127
22.6 Write 79.9 114
20.8 Mixed 55.2 75.1
25.7 SusWrite 81.6 116
101% 74.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.66 1
2.5 4K Write 5.1 8.4
0.3 4K Mixed 0.5 0.9
193% 2.09 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 DQ Read 0.39 0.48
8.34 DQ Write 9.36 10.2
0.5 DQ Mixed 0.56 0.7
339% 3.44 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
931GB free, PID 2626
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 121 119 121 120 120 MB/s
Read 128
Write 115
Mixed 77.1
SusWrite 120
147% 110 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 9.2
DQ Mixed 0.6
335% 3.4 MB/s
0GB free, PID 2626
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 111 116 115 116 115 MB/s
Read 107
Write 107
Mixed 74
SusWrite 115
137% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 8
4K Mixed 0.7
298% 3.13 MB/s
905GB free, PID 2626
Operating at USB 3.2 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 116 118 115 118 116 MB/s
Read 128
Write 106
Mixed 62.2
SusWrite 117
136% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 6.8
4K Mixed 0.7
257% 2.7 MB/s
931GB free, PID 2626
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 118 117 116 118 117 MB/s
Read 125
Write 110
Mixed 73.6
SusWrite 117
142% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 0.8
204% 2.23 MB/s
157GB free, PID 2626
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 74 73 75 81 66 MB/s
Read 81.3
Write 88.7
Mixed 63.8
SusWrite 73.9
104% 76.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 4.3
4K Mixed 0.3
159% 1.73 MB/s
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Good

6 months ago.

A decent external drive, but it would be better to buy an internal drive to put in an external enclosure.


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