Average Bench: 43.7% (32nd of 639)

Based on 3,937 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 1058 PID 2626 Model: WD My Passport 2626
Poor: 23%Average: 43.7% Great: 67%

Below average average bench

The WD My Passport 2626 1TB averaged 56.3% 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 9.43MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 4.93MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD My Passport 2626 1TB is 44.3%. 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 0.4MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.68MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,937 samples)
Min Avg Max
29.4 Read 77.9 126
24.9 Write 79.2 114
22.1 Mixed 54.8 75.2
25 SusWrite 78.4 116
98.3% 72.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 0.68 1
3.3 4K Write 4.93 8.3
0.3 4K Mixed 0.47 0.9
186% 2.03 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 DQ Read 0.4 0.58
8.51 DQ Write 9.43 11.3
0.4 DQ Mixed 0.55 0.6
341% 3.46 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 3.2 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 111 98 100 101 112 MB/s
Read 125
Write 107
Mixed 73
SusWrite 105
136% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 8
4K Mixed 0.9
305% 3.2 MB/s
107GB free, PID 2626
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 110 114 113 114 114 MB/s
Read 122
Write 107
Mixed 72.2
SusWrite 112
137% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 6.2
4K Mixed 0.8
240% 2.53 MB/s
0GB free, PID 2626
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 105 106 106 106 104 MB/s
Read 114
Write 116
Mixed 76.4
SusWrite 106
139% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 4.2
4K Mixed 0.3
156% 1.73 MB/s
409GB free, PID 2626
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 89 88 89 90 90 MB/s
Read 97
Write 90.7
Mixed 63.6
SusWrite 89.4
114% 85.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 4.3
4K Mixed 0.3
159% 1.73 MB/s
50GB free, PID 2626
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 37 36 36 37 36 MB/s
Read 38.7
Write 28.6
Mixed 28.2
SusWrite 36.4
44% 33 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 4.4
4K Mixed 0.3
164% 1.9 MB/s
97GB free, PID 2626
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 31 33 31 28 31 24 MB/s
Read 27.8
Write 28.6
Mixed 26
SusWrite 29.6
38% 28 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 4.2
4K Mixed 0.3
155% 1.7 MB/s
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13 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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