Average Bench: 498% (1st of 1058)

Based on 777 user benchmarks.  Model: WD_BLACK SN850 2TB

Outstanding average bench

The WD Black SN850 NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB averaged 398.3% 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 1,460MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 3,805MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Black SN850 NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB is 347%. 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 68.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 91.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 777 samples)
Min Avg Max
2,457 Read 3,560 4,303
1,902 Write 3,805 4,752
1,826 Mixed 2,812 3,205
1,306 SusWrite 3,038 4,712
744% 3,304 MB/s
Min Avg Max
52.8 4K Read 68.2 77.3
105 4K Write 227 325
66.9 4K Mixed 91.8 109
341% 129 MB/s
Min Avg Max
882 DQ Read 1,680 2,391
381 DQ Write 1,292 1,970
578 DQ Mixed 1,460 2,147
1,099% 1,477 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: 614600WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4515 4539 4560 4606 4638 4650 MB/s
Read 4,165
Write 4,622
Mixed 3,182
SusWrite 4,585
934% 4,138 MB/s
4K Read 74.8
4K Write 261
4K Mixed 102
382% 146 MB/s
DQ Read 1,706
DQ Write 1,399
DQ Mixed 1,575
1,173% 1,560 MB/s
740GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 614600WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4465 4484 4546 4441 4423 4412 MB/s
Read 3,788
Write 4,206
Mixed 2,887
SusWrite 4,462
866% 3,836 MB/s
4K Read 71.4
4K Write 283
4K Mixed 104
392% 153 MB/s
DQ Read 2,023
DQ Write 1,044
DQ Mixed 1,782
1,258% 1,616 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 614600WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4647 4726 4726 4735 4743 1758 MB/s
Read 4,362
Write 4,669
Mixed 3,150
SusWrite 4,223
924% 4,101 MB/s
4K Read 71.4
4K Write 230
4K Mixed 95.7
353% 132 MB/s
DQ Read 1,598
DQ Write 1,209
DQ Mixed 1,353
1,025% 1,387 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 614600WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4262 4313 4341 3946 1588 1532 MB/s
Read 4108
Write 4583
Mixed 3,044
SusWrite 3,330
848% 3,766 MB/s
4K Read 69.6
4K Write 226
4K Mixed 94.5
346% 130 MB/s
DQ Read 1,532
DQ Write 1296
DQ Mixed 1,373
1,040% 1,400 MB/s
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Typical Black SN850 NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB Builds (Compare 8,727 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 232%
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Desktop 105%
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Workstation
Workstation 288%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG CROSSHAIR VIII DARK HERO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $2,339

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Excellent

15 months ago.

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


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