Average Bench: 84.7% (396th of 1058)

Based on 2,153 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC WDS100T1B0B-00AS40

Very good average bench

The WD Blue SATA M.2 1TB averaged just 15.3% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WD Blue SATA M.2 1TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 205MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 34.3MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Blue SATA M.2 1TB is 42%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Blue SATA M.2 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 266MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 275MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,153 samples)
Min Avg Max
369 Read 449 498
252 Write 384 469
200 Mixed 275 348
134 SusWrite 266 339
76.9% 344 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.8 4K Read 27.6 37.5
32.9 4K Write 67.9 117
20 4K Mixed 34.3 49.7
122% 43.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
167 DQ Read 324 378
99.8 DQ Write 255 296
90.9 DQ Mixed 205 245
177% 262 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
542GB free
Firmware: X41100WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 394 454 310 304 298 297 MB/s
Read 484
Write 471
Mixed 344
SusWrite 343
92% 410 MB/s
4K Read 39.7
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 52.4
190% 70.2 MB/s
DQ Read 349
DQ Write 295
DQ Mixed 245
204% 296 MB/s
202GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41100WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 343 255 300 251 241 276 MB/s
Read 490
Write 465
Mixed 287
SusWrite 278
85% 380 MB/s
4K Read 34.3
4K Write 83
4K Mixed 41.9
150% 53.1 MB/s
DQ Read 360
DQ Write 269
DQ Mixed 241
200% 290 MB/s
53GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41100WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 187 116 159 86 81 56 MB/s
Read 479
Write 455
Mixed 291
SusWrite 114
75% 335 MB/s
4K Read 33.9
4K Write 88.4
4K Mixed 41.3
151% 54.5 MB/s
DQ Read 363
DQ Write 277
DQ Mixed 218
191% 286 MB/s
138GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41110WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 315 356 240 229 198 225 MB/s
Read 436
Write 408
Mixed 316
SusWrite 260
80% 355 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 63.3
4K Mixed 36.1
121% 42.2 MB/s
DQ Read 280
DQ Write 237
DQ Mixed 224
177% 247 MB/s
178GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41110WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 274 159 181 173 187 140 MB/s
Read 483
Write 421
Mixed 265
SusWrite 186
76% 339 MB/s
4K Read 21.9
4K Write 66.4
4K Mixed 37.7
117% 42 MB/s
DQ Read 352
DQ Write 281
DQ Mixed 229
195% 287 MB/s
455GB free
Firmware: X41110WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 422 406 338 307 305 299 MB/s
Read 458
Write 400
Mixed 313
SusWrite 346
85% 379 MB/s
4K Read 24.6
4K Write 45.8
4K Mixed 30.8
101% 33.7 MB/s
DQ Read 148
DQ Write 274
DQ Mixed 133
123% 185 MB/s
143GB free
Firmware: X41100WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 349 303 219 185 166 219 MB/s
Read 479
Write 453
Mixed 318
SusWrite 240
84% 373 MB/s
4K Read 22.8
4K Write 50
4K Mixed 27.7
96% 33.5 MB/s
DQ Read 309
DQ Write 281
DQ Mixed 226
189% 272 MB/s
139GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41110WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 251 287 232 215 232 213 MB/s
Read 372
Write 243
Mixed 249
SusWrite 238
62% 276 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 34.1
4K Mixed 29.6
94% 29.6 MB/s
DQ Read 242
DQ Write 198
DQ Mixed 199
155% 213 MB/s
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Typical Blue SATA M.2 1TB Builds (Compare 7,882 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
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Desktop
Desktop 91%
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Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus STRIX Z270F GAMING - $179

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,168

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