Average Bench: 88.5% (294th of 1016)

Based on 3,742 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WDS100T1B0A-00H9H0, WDC WDS100T1B0A-00H9

Very good average bench

The WD Blue 1TB averaged just 11.4% 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 208MB/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 41.3%. 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 273MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 282MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,742 samples)
Min Avg Max
367 Read 451 502
298 Write 396 476
201 Mixed 282 347
139 SusWrite 273 347
78.5% 351 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.3 4K Read 29.3 38.6
35.8 4K Write 76.4 120
22.2 4K Mixed 36.6 50.7
132% 47.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
215 DQ Read 328 376
159 DQ Write 266 298
98.4 DQ Mixed 208 245
180% 268 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
107GB free
Firmware: X41110WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 446 425 315 316 251 289 MB/s
Read 476
Write 469
Mixed 346
SusWrite 340
92% 408 MB/s
4K Read 34.3
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 51.6
173% 63.3 MB/s
DQ Read 338
DQ Write 290
DQ Mixed 240
200% 289 MB/s
323GB free
Firmware: X41100WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 336 303 300 300 297 294 MB/s
Read 478
Write 336
Mixed 305
SusWrite 305
80% 356 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 32
135% 53 MB/s
DQ Read 367
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 214
193% 294 MB/s
931GB free
Firmware: X41100WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 453 403 440 352 302 297 MB/s
Read 458
Write 432
Mixed 325
SusWrite 374
89% 398 MB/s
4K Read 24
4K Write 54.8
4K Mixed 30
104% 36.3 MB/s
DQ Read 336
DQ Write 294
DQ Mixed 242
201% 291 MB/s
75GB free
Firmware: X41110WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 407 388 325 293 197 208 MB/s
Read 465
Write 412
Mixed 340
SusWrite 303
85% 380 MB/s
4K Read 28.2
4K Write 53.6
4K Mixed 34.9
116% 38.9 MB/s
DQ Read 326
DQ Write 287
DQ Mixed 244
200% 286 MB/s
75GB free
Firmware: X41110WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 342 302 300 255 242 274 MB/s
Read 459
Write 340
Mixed 272
SusWrite 286
76% 339 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 58.1
4K Mixed 33
115% 39.7 MB/s
DQ Read 328
DQ Write 276
DQ Mixed 236
195% 280 MB/s
554GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41100WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 305 295 299 299 296 295 MB/s
Read 403
Write 375
Mixed 271
SusWrite 298
76% 337 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 95.7
4K Mixed 36
144% 54.3 MB/s
DQ Read 35.2
DQ Write 148
DQ Mixed 57.6
54% 80.2 MB/s
142GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 333 183 194 255 168 200 MB/s
Read 477
Write 465
Mixed 302
SusWrite 222
82% 366 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 52.5
4K Mixed 32.5
112% 37.6 MB/s
DQ Read 350
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 232
196% 288 MB/s
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Gaming 59%
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Desktop
Desktop 83%
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Workstation
Workstation 68%
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Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $105

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $950

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