Average Bench: 466% (3rd of 1072)

Based on 3,493 user benchmarks.  Model: WD Blue SN580 1TB

Outstanding average bench

The WD Blue SN580 1TB averaged 365.8% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WD Blue SN580 1TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 1,502MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 3,189MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Blue SN580 1TB is 318%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the WD Blue SN580 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 178MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 68.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,493 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,905 Read 3,247 3964
1,698 Write 3,189 3,927
1,600 Mixed 2,439 2,857
1,250 SusWrite 2,877 3843
661% 2,938 MB/s
Min Avg Max
47.7 4K Read 68.6 84.4
79.8 4K Write 178 280
53 4K Mixed 82.9 111
304% 110 MB/s
Min Avg Max
957 DQ Read 1,723 2,312
360 DQ Write 1,309 1,949
580 DQ Mixed 1,502 2,129
1,127% 1,512 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
753GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 281010WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3841 3824 3657 3835 3798 3814 MB/s
Read 3,962
Write 3,922
Mixed 2870
SusWrite 3,795
819% 3,637 MB/s
4K Read 78.5
4K Write 262
4K Mixed 101
388% 147 MB/s
DQ Read 2244
DQ Write 1,633
DQ Mixed 1,968
1,462% 1,948 MB/s
574GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 281010WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2661 3233 3530 3600 3595 2477 MB/s
Read 3719
Write 3,705
Mixed 2,641
SusWrite 3,183
745% 3,312 MB/s
4K Read 76.2
4K Write 230
4K Mixed 92.3
356% 133 MB/s
DQ Read 1,674
DQ Write 1,366
DQ Mixed 1,559
1,157% 1,533 MB/s
474GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 281010WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3434 3468 3544 3579 2529 868 MB/s
Read 3794
Write 3,701
Mixed 2,725
SusWrite 2,904
738% 3,281 MB/s
4K Read 74.2
4K Write 203
4K Mixed 90
335% 122 MB/s
DQ Read 1,422
DQ Write 1,229
DQ Mixed 1,386
1,022% 1,346 MB/s
862GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 281010WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1599 2321 2484 2539 2473 2289 MB/s
Read 2,531
Write 2,566
Mixed 2,184
SusWrite 2,284
539% 2,391 MB/s
4K Read 70.2
4K Write 178
4K Mixed 73.2
294% 107 MB/s
DQ Read 1,430
DQ Write 945
DQ Mixed 1,236
909% 1,204 MB/s
471GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 281010WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2417 2377 2444 2482 2385 976 MB/s
Read 2,279
Write 2,602
Mixed 2,226
SusWrite 2,180
524% 2,322 MB/s
4K Read 61.7
4K Write 146
4K Mixed 75.5
268% 94.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,372
DQ Write 1120
DQ Mixed 1211
916% 1,234 MB/s
475GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 281010WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1764 1602 1684 2170 2188 2228 MB/s
Read 2,451
Write 2,249
Mixed 2038
SusWrite 1,939
488% 2,169 MB/s
4K Read 57.2
4K Write 93.9
4K Mixed 58
211% 69.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,244
DQ Write 657
DQ Mixed 865
666% 922 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 75,677,398 SSDs tested

Typical Blue SN580 1TB Builds (Compare 345 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 233%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 123%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 275%
UFO

System: Ibuypower 13th Gen Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-13700KF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 114% - Outstanding Total price: $734

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