Average Bench: 88% (293rd of 1011)

Based on 3,596 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WDS100T1B0A-00H9H0, WDC WDS100T1B0A-00H9

Very good average bench

The WD Blue 1TB averaged just 12.0% 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 207MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 35.9MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Blue 1TB is 45.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Blue 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 278MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 283MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,596 samples)
Min Avg Max
359 Read 448 500
297 Write 395 479
200 Mixed 283 349
139 SusWrite 278 345
78.6% 351 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.7 4K Read 28.6 38.4
29.7 4K Write 75.9 119
17.7 4K Mixed 35.9 50.4
129% 46.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
214 DQ Read 329 378
142 DQ Write 266 299
79.1 DQ Mixed 207 245
180% 267 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
930GB free
Firmware: X41100WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 462 462 394 307 303 302 MB/s
Read 480
Write 463
Mixed 331
SusWrite 372
92% 411 MB/s
4K Read 30.6
4K Write 63
4K Mixed 36.9
127% 43.5 MB/s
DQ Read 346
DQ Write 288
DQ Mixed 245
203% 293 MB/s
564GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41110WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 292 284 254 237 218 206 MB/s
Read 428
Write 312
Mixed 246
SusWrite 249
69% 309 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 38.1
146% 57.6 MB/s
DQ Read 319
DQ Write 253
DQ Mixed 201
174% 257 MB/s
43GB free
Firmware: X41110WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 210 179 180 133 121 57 MB/s
Read 481
Write 350
Mixed 263
SusWrite 147
69% 310 MB/s
4K Read 32.6
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 37.8
153% 57.9 MB/s
DQ Read 366
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 200
184% 283 MB/s
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X411
SusWrite @10s intervals: 192 137 95 72 81 32 MB/s
Read 464
Write 393
Mixed 232
SusWrite 101
66% 297 MB/s
4K Read 33
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 37.5
162% 63.9 MB/s
DQ Read 346
DQ Write 228
DQ Mixed 186
166% 253 MB/s
322GB free
Firmware: X41100WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 330 301 300 301 298 300 MB/s
Read 483
Write 399
Mixed 269
SusWrite 305
81% 364 MB/s
4K Read 25.7
4K Write 51.7
4K Mixed 27.2
101% 34.9 MB/s
DQ Read 336
DQ Write 289
DQ Mixed 215
188% 280 MB/s
241GB free
Firmware: X41100WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 275 164 210 216 165 109 MB/s
Read 402
Write 346
Mixed 274
SusWrite 190
68% 303 MB/s
4K Read 23.4
4K Write 44.7
4K Mixed 29.6
97% 32.6 MB/s
DQ Read 337
DQ Write 199
DQ Mixed 194
164% 243 MB/s
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Gaming 59%
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Desktop
Desktop 82%
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Workstation
Workstation 67%
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Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $119

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $946

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