Average Bench: 47.6% (906th of 1080)

Based on 120 user benchmarks.  Model: WD Elements SE SSD

Below average average bench

The WD Elements SE SSD 1TB averaged 52.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 66.3MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 322MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Elements SE SSD 1TB is 49.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Elements SE SSD 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 77.4MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 82.5MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 120 samples)
Min Avg Max
290 Read 348 387
221 Write 322 388
140 Mixed 247 369
73.5 SusWrite 215 388
63.4% 283 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.57 4K Read 16.2 26.3
11.6 4K Write 24 42.8
3.81 4K Mixed 14.6 31.4
56% 18.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.6 DQ Read 77.4 271
27.1 DQ Write 82.5 229
6.3 DQ Mixed 66.3 248
53.7% 75.4 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
931GB free
Firmware: 6002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 241 192 201 189 189 197 MB/s
Read 366
Write 339
Mixed 281
SusWrite 202
67% 297 MB/s
4K Read 13.6
4K Write 20.2
4K Mixed 11.5
46% 15.1 MB/s
DQ Read 25.5
DQ Write 36.3
DQ Mixed 15.5
16% 25.8 MB/s
266GB free
Firmware: 6002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 260 183 185 187 170 187 MB/s
Read 370
Write 324
Mixed 277
SusWrite 195
65% 291 MB/s
4K Read 13.6
4K Write 19.1
4K Mixed 11.4
45% 14.7 MB/s
DQ Read 29
DQ Write 34.5
DQ Mixed 17
17% 26.8 MB/s
266GB free
Firmware: 6002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 244 164 193 154 201 172 MB/s
Read 355
Write 308
Mixed 158
SusWrite 188
56% 253 MB/s
4K Read 13.3
4K Write 17.6
4K Mixed 11.2
44% 14 MB/s
DQ Read 26.5
DQ Write 34.1
DQ Mixed 11.3
14% 24 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 76,431,601 SSDs tested

Typical Elements SE SSD 1TB Builds (Compare 1,318 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming 56%
Desktop 76%
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI Z87-G43 (MS-7816) - $217

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $547

Popular Elements SE SSD 1TB compatible motherboards:

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