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WD Re (WD4000FYYZ) 4TB Enterprise HDD Review - 128K Sequential Read/Write

WD Re (WD4000FYYZ) 4TB Enterprise HDD Review
The 6Gb/s WD Re datacenter HDD's offer up to 4TB of resilient storage under even the heaviest workloads. Let's put the 4TB SATA model to the test. (NASDAQ:WDC)
| HDDs in IT/Datacenter | Posted: Sep 13, 2013 5:31 pm
TweakTown Rating: 91%Manufacturer: WD

128K Sequential Read/Write

 

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The 128K sequential speeds reflect the maximum sequential throughput of the HDD using a realistic file size encountered in an enterprise scenario.

 

The WD Re averages 162 MB/s of sequential read speed, the HGST Ultrastar 7K4000 averages 172 MB/s, following the Seagate with 178 MB/s and beating the Toshiba with its 163 MB/s.

 

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The WD Re averages 162 MB/s of sequential write speed, the 7K4000 HDD averages 173 MB/s, the Seagate averages 175 MB/s and the Toshiba averages 162 MB/s.

 

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The WD Re posts excellent performance in our mixed read/write testing and leads in this test.

 

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The WD Re offers up 99.68% of requests in the 20-40ms range. This is again the most consistent latency performance among the test field.

 

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The WD Re averages 10.13 Watts during sequential write testing, besting the other HDDs.

 

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The WD Re provides an average of 15.4 MB/s per Watt for 128K sequential write and 15.51 MB/s per Watt for sequential read.

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