Average Bench: 449% (11th of 1080)

Based on 54,201 user benchmarks.  Model: WD_BLACK SN770 1TB

Outstanding average bench

The WD Black SN770 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB averaged 348.9% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WD Black SN770 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 1,456MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 3,228MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Black SN770 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB is 374%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the WD Black SN770 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 173MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 81.7MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 54,201 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,744 Read 3,332 4,376
1,310 Write 3,228 4,359
1,228 Mixed 2,515 3,084
655 SusWrite 2,548 4,081
653% 2,906 MB/s
Min Avg Max
49 4K Read 78.6 84.3
79.1 4K Write 173 287
52 4K Mixed 81.7 110
316% 111 MB/s
Min Avg Max
847 DQ Read 1,648 2,413
516 DQ Write 1,285 1,960
644 DQ Mixed 1,456 2,095
1,092% 1,463 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
506GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 731100WD Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4056 4232 4232 3468 1361 875 MB/s
Read 4,449
Write 4,362
Mixed 3,096
SusWrite 3,037
839% 3736 MB/s
4K Read 84
4K Write 249
4K Mixed 108
397% 147 MB/s
DQ Read 1905
DQ Write 1,576
DQ Mixed 1,785
1,325% 1,756 MB/s
666GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 731100WD Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3805 3787 3865 4037 3950 1621 MB/s
Read 4,260
Write 4,114
Mixed 3,027
SusWrite 3,511
838% 3,728 MB/s
4K Read 73.2
4K Write 193
4K Mixed 92.1
331% 119 MB/s
DQ Read 1,586
DQ Write 1,190
DQ Mixed 1,360
1,024% 1,379 MB/s
464GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 731100WD Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3053 3510 3980 3984 1833 970 MB/s
Read 4,215
Write 4,225
Mixed 3,017
SusWrite 2,888
806% 3,586 MB/s
4K Read 78.1
4K Write 216
4K Mixed 94.4
354% 130 MB/s
DQ Read 1757
DQ Write 1,622
DQ Mixed 1,684
1,265% 1,688 MB/s
517GB free
Firmware: 731100WD Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3917 3921 3869 3886 2280 340 MB/s
Read 3,576
Write 3,775
Mixed 2,771
SusWrite 3,035
741% 3,290 MB/s
4K Read 55.7
4K Write 208
4K Mixed 97.4
320% 120 MB/s
DQ Read 2,243
DQ Write 1836
DQ Mixed 1,920
1,470% 2,000 MB/s
633GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 731100WD Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3134 3058 3164 3166 3081 3084 MB/s
Read 3,481
Write 3,601
Mixed 2,846
SusWrite 3,114
735% 3,261 MB/s
4K Read 57.9
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 65.1
231% 78.5 MB/s
DQ Read 2,183
DQ Write 1,750
DQ Mixed 1,921
1,450% 1,951 MB/s
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Typical Black SN770 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB Builds (Compare 19,714 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming 199%
Desktop 111%
Workstation 203%

Motherboard: MSI PRO Z690-A DDR4 - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $854

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