Average Bench: 88.2% (277th of 1003)

Based on 3,080 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WDS100T1B0A-00H9H0, WDC WDS100T1B0A-00H9

Very good average bench

The WD Blue 1TB averaged just 11.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WD Blue 1TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 204MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 36.3MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Blue 1TB is 43.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Blue 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 280MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 282MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,080 samples)
Min Avg Max
355 Read 446 498
318 Write 393 477
208 Mixed 280 347
147 SusWrite 282 346
78.4% 350 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.7 4K Read 29 39
36.4 4K Write 75.2 119
22.1 4K Mixed 36.3 50.4
130% 46.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
66.2 DQ Read 317 374
102 DQ Write 262 297
40.2 DQ Mixed 204 246
176% 261 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
172GB free
Firmware: X41110WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 436 418 290 313 277 238 MB/s
Read 481
Write 465
Mixed 339
SusWrite 329
91% 403 MB/s
4K Read 38.2
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 47
180% 67.4 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 291
DQ Mixed 239
203% 298 MB/s
931GB free
Firmware: X41110WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 467 385 427 354 300 300 MB/s
Read 482
Write 465
Mixed 357
SusWrite 372
94% 419 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 41.8
170% 66.7 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 301
DQ Mixed 248
210% 307 MB/s
172GB free
Firmware: X41110WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 448 431 294 315 299 272 MB/s
Read 483
Write 468
Mixed 344
SusWrite 343
92% 410 MB/s
4K Read 38.6
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 45.5
175% 64.5 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 289
DQ Mixed 241
205% 301 MB/s
172GB free
Firmware: X41110WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 445 406 294 312 269 296 MB/s
Read 482
Write 472
Mixed 337
SusWrite 337
91% 407 MB/s
4K Read 37.7
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 46.2
175% 64.7 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 288
DQ Mixed 238
202% 297 MB/s
684GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41100WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 309 293 286 280 291 292 MB/s
Read 443
Write 322
Mixed 272
SusWrite 292
74% 332 MB/s
4K Read 21.4
4K Write 45.7
4K Mixed 26
90% 31 MB/s
DQ Read 363
DQ Write 280
DQ Mixed 202
184% 282 MB/s
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Typical Blue 1TB Builds (Compare 23,429 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 117% - Outstanding Total price: $958

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Intel Core i7-8700K $350Nvidia GTX 1070 $400Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $104
AMD Ryzen 5 2600 $127Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $250Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $103
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X $248Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $97
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Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $68SanDisk Extreme 64GB $45
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $606SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $78SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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