In our Windows-based application benchmarks, Western Digital's WD4001FAEX shows up right where it left off on the previous page: in the middle of the field. A couple of the sub-tests do show it in a better-than-average light, but the overall Storage suite score puts it under two Hitachi and two Seagate disks.
- Western Digital's Performance-Oriented 4 TB Hard Drive
- Benchmark Results: Data Throughput And Interface Bandwidth
- Benchmark Results: 4 KB Random Reads/Writes And Streaming Reads/Writes
- Benchmark Results: Seek Times And I/O Performance
- Benchmark Results: PCMark Application Performance
- Temperatures And Power Consumption
- Western Digital's WD4001FAEX: Probably Not For Home Use