Average Bench: 86.9% (373rd of 1072)

Based on 6,748 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WDS100T1B0A-00H9H0, WDC WDS100T1B0A-00H9

Very good average bench

The WD Blue 1TB averaged just 13.1% 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.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 202MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 36.6MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Blue 1TB is 46.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Blue 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 261MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 274MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 6,748 samples)
Min Avg Max
344 Read 445 502
240 Write 383 479
182 Mixed 274 352
114 SusWrite 261 345
76.3% 341 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.1 4K Read 29.2 38.9
34.3 4K Write 74.7 116
21 4K Mixed 36.6 50.9
131% 46.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
164 DQ Read 322 377
88.2 DQ Write 251 300
67.7 DQ Mixed 202 246
174% 258 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
102GB free
Firmware: X41110WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 448 408 315 273 286 267 MB/s
Read 502
Write 493
Mixed 352
SusWrite 333
94% 420 MB/s
4K Read 40.1
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 53.5
191% 70.1 MB/s
DQ Read 331
DQ Write 293
DQ Mixed 246
203% 290 MB/s
593GB free
Firmware: X41100WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 335 299 298 295 295 291 MB/s
Read 458
Write 428
Mixed 261
SusWrite 302
81% 362 MB/s
4K Read 34.3
4K Write 94.5
4K Mixed 43.7
158% 57.5 MB/s
DQ Read 350
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 208
188% 286 MB/s
379GB free
Firmware: X41110WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 310 306 303 299 301 294 MB/s
Read 483
Write 458
Mixed 327
SusWrite 302
88% 393 MB/s
4K Read 29.7
4K Write 62.1
4K Mixed 37.2
126% 43 MB/s
DQ Read 339
DQ Write 283
DQ Mixed 241
199% 287 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 75,676,963 SSDs tested


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Typical Blue 1TB Builds (Compare 16,525 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming 55%
Desktop 91%
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Workstation 50%

Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $143

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $594

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Intel Core i5-13600K $279Nvidia RTX 4060 $300Crucial MX500 250GB $40
Intel Core i5-12600K $182Nvidia RTX 4060-Ti $385Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $80
Intel Core i5-12400F $133Nvidia RTX 4070 $409Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $52
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $40SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $30Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $43SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $51G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $351SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
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