Average Bench: 478% (1st of 1058)

Based on 344 user benchmarks.  Model: WD_BLACK SN850 2TB

Outstanding average bench

The WD Black SN850 NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB averaged 378.2% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WD Black SN850 NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 1,319MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 3,728MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Black SN850 NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB is 294%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the WD Black SN850 NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 66.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 203MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 344 samples)
Min Avg Max
2,348 Read 3,363 4,099
2,002 Write 3,728 4,778
1,835 Mixed 2,785 3,181
1,694 SusWrite 3,042 4,764
728% 3,230 MB/s
Min Avg Max
52.5 4K Read 66.7 74.4
102 4K Write 203 290
61.5 4K Mixed 88.5 104
322% 120 MB/s
Min Avg Max
740 DQ Read 1,477 1,951
442 DQ Write 1,175 1,558
596 DQ Mixed 1,319 1,767
989% 1,324 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 614900WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4830 4868 4867 4856 4853 3026 MB/s
Read 4,290
Write 4,748
Mixed 3,218
SusWrite 4550
948% 4,202 MB/s
4K Read 79.7
4K Write 352
4K Mixed 114
453% 182 MB/s
DQ Read 2,404
DQ Write 1914
DQ Mixed 2,196
1,634% 2,172 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 614600WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4421 4475 3299 1032 1066 1039 MB/s
Read 3,904
Write 4356
Mixed 3,183
SusWrite 2,555
788% 3,500 MB/s
4K Read 77.5
4K Write 317
4K Mixed 108
424% 168 MB/s
DQ Read 2,281
DQ Write 1,630
DQ Mixed 1,916
1,442% 1,943 MB/s
747GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 614600WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4547 3172 1073 1190 791 1063 MB/s
Read 4,300
Write 4,680
Mixed 3,180
SusWrite 1,972
793% 3,533 MB/s
4K Read 71.3
4K Write 230
4K Mixed 95.3
352% 132 MB/s
DQ Read 1,571
DQ Write 1,299
DQ Mixed 1,397
1,057% 1,422 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 613000WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2505 2504 2509 2507 2010 1668 MB/s
Read 3,032
Write 2,485
Mixed 2,508
SusWrite 2,284
579% 2,577 MB/s
4K Read 70.5
4K Write 203
4K Mixed 93.4
334% 122 MB/s
DQ Read 1,629
DQ Write 1,496
DQ Mixed 1,546
1,165% 1,557 MB/s
221GB free
Firmware: 614900WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3554 1932 973 917 845 749 MB/s
Read 3,272
Write 3,548
Mixed 2,667
SusWrite 1495
617% 2,746 MB/s
4K Read 55.3
4K Write 160
4K Mixed 73
262% 96 MB/s
DQ Read 641
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 1,034
621% 667 MB/s
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Typical Black SN850 NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB Builds (Compare 5,594 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 229%
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Desktop
Desktop 106%
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Workstation
Workstation 286%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG CROSSHAIR VIII DARK HERO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $2,560

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8 months ago.

very expensive but EXTREME mb/s and very good 2TB


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