Average Bench: 86.5% (370th of 1058)

Based on 6,804 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WDS100T1B0A-00H9H0, WDC WDS100T1B0A-00H9

Very good average bench

The WD Blue 1TB averaged just 13.5% 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 202MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 36.4MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Blue 1TB is 46%. 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 259MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 273MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,804 samples)
Min Avg Max
345 Read 445 502
241 Write 382 477
175 Mixed 273 351
114 SusWrite 259 345
76% 340 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.2 4K Read 29 38.8
34.4 4K Write 74 115
21.3 4K Mixed 36.4 49.7
130% 46.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
192 DQ Read 323 376
89 DQ Write 251 300
73.8 DQ Mixed 202 246
174% 258 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
806GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41100WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 413 301 298 297 294 280 MB/s
Read 503
Write 462
Mixed 326
SusWrite 314
90% 401 MB/s
4K Read 36.9
4K Write 99.5
4K Mixed 47.9
170% 61.4 MB/s
DQ Read 343
DQ Write 301
DQ Mixed 243
204% 296 MB/s
261GB free
Firmware: X41110WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 443 431 291 292 247 302 MB/s
Read 486
Write 470
Mixed 346
SusWrite 334
92% 409 MB/s
4K Read 34.7
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 44.7
164% 60.5 MB/s
DQ Read 344
DQ Write 296
DQ Mixed 245
204% 295 MB/s
662GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41110WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 310 290 292 294 292 277 MB/s
Read 361
Write 328
Mixed 234
SusWrite 292
68% 304 MB/s
4K Read 24.6
4K Write 90.5
4K Mixed 34.5
129% 49.9 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 261
DQ Mixed 192
178% 279 MB/s
371GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41100WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 240 233 168 266 193 162 MB/s
Read 453
Write 353
Mixed 231
SusWrite 210
70% 312 MB/s
4K Read 20.1
4K Write 41
4K Mixed 24.6
84% 28.6 MB/s
DQ Read 347
DQ Write 261
DQ Mixed 220
188% 276 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 57,590,935 SSDs tested.

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Typical Blue 1TB Builds (Compare 28,843 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $144

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $899

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