Average Bench: 468% (3rd of 1072)

Based on 14,020 user benchmarks.  Model: WD_BLACK SN770 2TB

Outstanding average bench

The WD Black SN770 NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB averaged 368.0% 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 2TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 1,495MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 3,243MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Black SN770 NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB is 395%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the WD Black SN770 NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 60.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 72.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 14,020 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,603 Read 3,360 4,440
1,367 Write 3,243 4,312
1,310 Mixed 2,447 2,987
994 SusWrite 2,980 4,226
677% 3,008 MB/s
Min Avg Max
39.5 4K Read 60.2 72.2
65.6 4K Write 177 278
41 4K Mixed 72.9 98.3
278% 103 MB/s
Min Avg Max
786 DQ Read 1,718 2,414
275 DQ Write 1,313 2,037
428 DQ Mixed 1,495 2,136
1,123% 1,509 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 731120WD Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4143 3909 3912 3797 3834 3865 MB/s
Read 3,959
Write 4,002
Mixed 2771
SusWrite 3,910
825% 3,661 MB/s
4K Read 67.2
4K Write 300
4K Mixed 101
390% 156 MB/s
DQ Read 2,332
DQ Write 1986
DQ Mixed 2,188
1,632% 2,169 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 731100WD Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3169 3608 3952 3839 3835 3818 MB/s
Read 3640
Write 3,896
Mixed 2,723
SusWrite 3,704
787% 3,490 MB/s
4K Read 66.7
4K Write 295
4K Mixed 97.1
381% 153 MB/s
DQ Read 2,208
DQ Write 1,872
DQ Mixed 2,032
1,525% 2,038 MB/s
2TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 731100WD Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3478 3430 3445 3479 3484 3472 MB/s
Read 3,617
Write 3,737
Mixed 2818
SusWrite 3,464
768% 3,409 MB/s
4K Read 53.9
4K Write 149
4K Mixed 67.9
248% 90.3 MB/s
DQ Read 2,154
DQ Write 1,729
DQ Mixed 2019
1,490% 1,967 MB/s
522GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 731030WD Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2939 3276 1626 806 803 856 MB/s
Read 3,627
Write 3,956
Mixed 2,840
SusWrite 1,718
682% 3,035 MB/s
4K Read 70.4
4K Write 289
4K Mixed 93.5
379% 151 MB/s
DQ Read 2,120
DQ Write 1,726
DQ Mixed 1896
1,427% 1,914 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 731100WD Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2099 2040 2160 2098 2104 2183 MB/s
Read 2,250
Write 2,198
Mixed 2,122
SusWrite 2,114
490% 2,171 MB/s
4K Read 54
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 67.4
233% 81.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,260
DQ Write 944
DQ Mixed 1,135
840% 1,113 MB/s
611GB free
Firmware: 731100WD Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1695 1893 1886 1926 1917 1919 MB/s
Read 2,285
Write 1,796
Mixed 1,786
SusWrite 1,873
435% 1,935 MB/s
4K Read 50.5
4K Write 55.2
4K Mixed 46.9
166% 50.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,315
DQ Write 144
DQ Mixed 303
329% 587 MB/s
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Typical Black SN770 NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB Builds (Compare 8,454 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 291%
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Desktop
Desktop 123%
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Workstation
Workstation 346%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte Z790 AORUS ELITE AX - $210

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,331

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