Average Bench: 475% (1st of 1058)

Based on 191 user benchmarks.  Model: WD_BLACK SN850 2TB

Outstanding average bench

The WD Black SN850 NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB averaged 374.5% 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 1,288MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 3,652MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Black SN850 NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB is 291%. 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 66.1MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 197MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 191 samples)
Min Avg Max
2,149 Read 3,333 3,810
1,890 Write 3,652 4,820
1,722 Mixed 2,754 3,185
1,646 SusWrite 3,052 4,799
721% 3,198 MB/s
Min Avg Max
52.7 4K Read 66.1 74.5
83.9 4K Write 197 274
58.1 4K Mixed 87.3 103
316% 117 MB/s
Min Avg Max
687 DQ Read 1,419 1,759
192 DQ Write 1,179 1,575
391 DQ Mixed 1,288 1,643
968% 1,295 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: 611100WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2042 4664 4663 4667 4599 4616 MB/s
Read 3,757
Write 4,650
Mixed 3,106
SusWrite 4,208
888% 3,930 MB/s
4K Read 71.4
4K Write 208
4K Mixed 93.9
339% 125 MB/s
DQ Read 418
DQ Write 207
DQ Mixed 978
549% 534 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 613200WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2372 4453 4456 4443 4440 4426 MB/s
Read 3,106
Write 4,292
Mixed 3,038
SusWrite 4,098
824% 3,634 MB/s
4K Read 66.6
4K Write 170
4K Mixed 84.7
300% 107 MB/s
DQ Read 1,152
DQ Write 782
DQ Mixed 932
705% 955 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 613200WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3688 3972 3015 2162 1884 1948 MB/s
Read 2,894
Write 4,271
Mixed 2,906
SusWrite 2778
727% 3,212 MB/s
4K Read 65.6
4K Write 213
4K Mixed 89.2
326% 122 MB/s
DQ Read 1,300
DQ Write 1253
DQ Mixed 1,414
1,024% 1,322 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 611100WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1953 2220 2237 2301 2328 2337 MB/s
Read 3,395
Write 2,346
Mixed 2,402
SusWrite 2,229
580% 2,593 MB/s
4K Read 65.9
4K Write 176
4K Mixed 86.6
304% 110 MB/s
DQ Read 1,458
DQ Write 1,334
DQ Mixed 1,419
1,058% 1,404 MB/s
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Desktop 95%
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Workstation
Workstation 207%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte X570 AORUS MASTER - $350

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $1,870

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


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