Average Bench: 40.3% (42nd of 639)

Based on 7,835 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 1058 PID 1230 Model: WD My Book 1230
Poor: 15%Average: 40.3% Great: 59%

Below average average bench

The WD My Book 1230 3TB averaged 59.6% 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 Random Write Speed 2.16MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 92.9MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD My Book 1230 3TB is 43.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD My Book 1230 3TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.87MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 92.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,835 samples)
Min Avg Max
31 Read 92.6 142
25.4 Write 92.9 145
24.5 Mixed 65.5 96.4
21.6 SusWrite 92 144
116% 85.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.7 4K Read 0.87 1
1.5 4K Write 2.16 2.5
0.7 4K Mixed 0.9 1
107% 1.31 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free, PID 1230
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 128 127 127 127 127 MB/s
Read 122
Write 126
Mixed 96.4
SusWrite 127
161% 118 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 0.9
123% 1.5 MB/s
2TB free, PID 1230
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 128 126 127 127 127 MB/s
Read 120
Write 119
Mixed 85.6
SusWrite 127
153% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
92% 1.17 MB/s
389GB free, PID 1230
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 85 84 84 83 84 MB/s
Read 95.7
Write 106
Mixed 65.9
SusWrite 83.2
118% 87.6 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.9
116% 1.43 MB/s
57GB free, PID 1230
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 73 73 73 72 73 MB/s
Read 79.9
Write 80.9
Mixed 54.1
SusWrite 73.1
97% 72 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
105% 1.27 MB/s
2TB free, PID 1230
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 39 39 39 39 39 39 MB/s
Read 38.3
Write 36.6
Mixed 30.9
SusWrite 39.1
49% 36.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
119% 1.43 MB/s
393GB free, PID 1230
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 34 36 36 37 37 37 MB/s
Read 37.3
Write 34.6
Mixed 32.2
SusWrite 36
48% 35 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
119% 1.43 MB/s
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