Average Bench: 89.1% (279th of 1011)

Based on 3,815 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WDS100T1B0A-00H9H0, WDC WDS100T1B0A-00H9

Very good average bench

The WD Blue 1TB averaged just 10.9% 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 210MB/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 44.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Blue 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 283MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 284MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 3,815 samples)
Min Avg Max
361 Read 448 500
303 Write 395 479
209 Mixed 284 349
141 SusWrite 283 344
79% 352 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.8 4K Read 28.9 38.7
32.1 4K Write 77.4 120
20.9 4K Mixed 36.4 50.7
131% 47.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
223 DQ Read 333 380
168 DQ Write 269 299
98.7 DQ Mixed 210 245
182% 271 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
787GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41110WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 379 308 294 296 283 292 MB/s
Read 496
Write 436
Mixed 317
SusWrite 309
87% 390 MB/s
4K Read 39.4
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 50.4
185% 68.2 MB/s
DQ Read 359
DQ Write 293
DQ Mixed 225
196% 292 MB/s
551GB free
Firmware: X41110WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 65 69 65 67 64 MB/s
Read 458
Write 70.9
Mixed 112
SusWrite 66.1
38% 177 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 5.8
4K Mixed 10.5
55% 13.9 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,319,524 SSDs tested.


OutletPCUS $15016 hrs
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AmazonUS $1803 mins
BHPhotoUS $25416 months
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Typical Blue 1TB Builds (Compare 26,648 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 58%
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $941

Popular Blue 1TB compatible motherboards:

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Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) October 2019 SSD Rankings.

Welcome to our 2.5" and M.2 SSD comparison. We calculate effective speed for both SATA and NVMe drives based on real world performance then adjust by current prices per GB to yield a value for money rating. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top SSDs. [SSDrivePro]


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See how consistently different SSDs perform with varying real world conditions. The charts also illustrate overall performance, popularity and rank.

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Intel Core i5-9400F $140Nvidia GTX 1660 $220Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $55
Intel Core i5-9600K $225Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti $275Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $107
Intel Core i7-9700K $288Nvidia RTX 2060S (Super) $430Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $200
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $76SanDisk Extreme 64GB $88
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $37G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $603SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $83Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $83SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $14
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