Average Bench: 487% (3rd of 1072)

Based on 878 user benchmarks.  Model: NVMe WD_BLACK SN850X 2000GB

Outstanding average bench

The Nvme WD_BLACK SN850X 2000GB averaged 387.3% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Nvme WD_BLACK SN850X 2000GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 1,313MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 3,699MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvme WD_BLACK SN850X 2000GB is 413%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Nvme WD_BLACK SN850X 2000GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 200MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 71.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 878 samples)
Min Avg Max
2,088 Read 3,796 4,706
1,631 Write 3,699 5,018
1,327 Mixed 2,662 3,294
1,165 SusWrite 2,903 4,593
734% 3,265 MB/s
Min Avg Max
41.7 4K Read 71.9 86.2
52.8 4K Write 200 323
42.7 4K Mixed 85 114
324% 119 MB/s
Min Avg Max
613 DQ Read 1,592 2,404
147 DQ Write 1,104 1,934
258 DQ Mixed 1,313 2,121
990% 1,336 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free
Firmware: 620361WD Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4078 4381 4352 4368 4367 4302 MB/s
Read 4,395
Write 4,418
Mixed 3,036
SusWrite 4308
910% 4,039 MB/s
4K Read 76.8
4K Write 226
4K Mixed 97.9
361% 134 MB/s
DQ Read 1,209
DQ Write 926
DQ Mixed 1,032
782% 1,056 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 620311WD Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4001 4265 4578 3270 2298 2134 MB/s
Read 4,640
Write 4,817
Mixed 3,268
SusWrite 3,424
908% 4,037 MB/s
4K Read 83.8
4K Write 262
4K Mixed 107
403% 151 MB/s
DQ Read 2,067
DQ Write 1,477
DQ Mixed 1,684
1,282% 1,743 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 620361WD Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4693 4879 4070 2126 2093 2017 MB/s
Read 4,579
Write 4,441
Mixed 3,216
SusWrite 3313
873% 3,887 MB/s
4K Read 82.9
4K Write 280
4K Mixed 106
410% 156 MB/s
DQ Read 2,116
DQ Write 1,535
DQ Mixed 1,772
1,338% 1,808 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 620361WD Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4869 4558 2113 2015 2078 1873 MB/s
Read 4713
Write 4,849
Mixed 3,275
SusWrite 2,918
884% 3,939 MB/s
4K Read 82.5
4K Write 267
4K Mixed 107
403% 152 MB/s
DQ Read 1,685
DQ Write 1,328
DQ Mixed 1,468
1,109% 1,494 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 620361WD Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4684 4682 2862 1895 1998 1878 MB/s
Read 4,556
Write 4,806
Mixed 2,986
SusWrite 3000
862% 3,837 MB/s
4K Read 73.9
4K Write 258
4K Mixed 103
380% 145 MB/s
DQ Read 1,942
DQ Write 1,431
DQ Mixed 1609
1,224% 1,660 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 620331WD Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4096 4168 3062 2303 2173 1655 MB/s
Read 4,256
Write 4,629
Mixed 3,154
SusWrite 2,910
840% 3,737 MB/s
4K Read 77.1
4K Write 282
4K Mixed 102
396% 154 MB/s
DQ Read 2,205
DQ Write 1,738
DQ Mixed 1,930
1,456% 1,958 MB/s
486GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 620281WD Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4814 1890 1210 1120 1107 1102 MB/s
Read 4,628
Write 4,929
Mixed 3,318
SusWrite 1874
827% 3,687 MB/s
4K Read 89.4
4K Write 335
4K Mixed 118
465% 181 MB/s
DQ Read 2,285
DQ Write 1,871
DQ Mixed 2063
1,549% 2,073 MB/s
653GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 620331WD Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2868 1513 1384 1213 1149 1132 MB/s
Read 4,321
Write 4,422
Mixed 3072
SusWrite 1,543
748% 3,340 MB/s
4K Read 78
4K Write 228
4K Mixed 101
368% 135 MB/s
DQ Read 1,794
DQ Write 1,178
DQ Mixed 1,388
1,062% 1,453 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 75,597,873 SSDs tested

Typical WD_BLACK SN850X 2000GB Builds (Compare 3,938 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 453%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 125%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 596%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z790-E GAMING WIFI

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $2,327

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