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Western Digital Red 6TB NAS Consumer HDD Review - Benchmarks - 4K Random Performance & Latency

Western Digital Red 6TB NAS Consumer HDD Review
Today WD releases its newest hard drive, the new Red 6TB NAS HDD. Read on as Tyler tests it and tells us all about it and how it performs. (NASDAQ:WDC)
| HDDs in Storage | Posted: Jul 21, 2014 12:20 pm
TweakTown Rating: 94%Manufacturer: Western Digital

IOMeter - 4K Random Performance with QD

 

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In random read, the WD Red 6TB was not very impressive. As you can see, it managed just 76 IOPS at QD32.

 

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Moving to random write, we found the performance to tick up quite a bit to a chart leading 356 IOPS

 

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Read latency came in at 405ms at peak.

 

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Write latency on the other hand was quite good coming in at 89ms at QD32.

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