Average Bench: 499% (2nd of 1074)

Based on 1,594 user benchmarks.  Model: WD Blue SN580 2TB

Outstanding average bench

The WD Blue SN580 2TB averaged 399.1% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WD Blue SN580 2TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 1,649MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 3,382MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Blue SN580 2TB is 286%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the WD Blue SN580 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 65.5MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 78MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,594 samples)
Min Avg Max
2,234 Read 3,470 3,977
1,875 Write 3,382 3,963
1,756 Mixed 2,475 2,789
1,508 SusWrite 3,201 3,880
705% 3,132 MB/s
Min Avg Max
45.8 4K Read 65.5 72.3
85.4 4K Write 194 283
50.8 4K Mixed 78 99.9
302% 112 MB/s
Min Avg Max
1,143 DQ Read 1,854 2,290
792 DQ Write 1,464 1,960
892 DQ Mixed 1,649 2,128
1,237% 1,656 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 281010WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3872 3934 3911 3924 3900 3898 MB/s
Read 3,998
Write 3,734
Mixed 2,811
SusWrite 3,906
813% 3,612 MB/s
4K Read 72
4K Write 252
4K Mixed 98.2
368% 141 MB/s
DQ Read 2,012
DQ Write 1,589
DQ Mixed 1,838
1,365% 1,813 MB/s
2TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 281010WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3761 3828 3759 3825 3815 3805 MB/s
Read 3,880
Write 3,901
Mixed 2,632
SusWrite 3,799
800% 3,553 MB/s
4K Read 68.3
4K Write 276
4K Mixed 97.7
375% 147 MB/s
DQ Read 2014
DQ Write 1,729
DQ Mixed 1,901
1,417% 1,881 MB/s
547GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 281010WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3497 3746 3757 2103 401 243 MB/s
Read 3,956
Write 3,701
Mixed 2,565
SusWrite 2291
701% 3,128 MB/s
4K Read 68.8
4K Write 248
4K Mixed 86.1
346% 134 MB/s
DQ Read 1,668
DQ Write 1,350
DQ Mixed 1565
1,156% 1,528 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 281040WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1299 1361 1357 1344 1344 1344 MB/s
Read 1,353
Write 1,357
Mixed 1186
SusWrite 1,342
295% 1,309 MB/s
4K Read 60.8
4K Write 167
4K Mixed 77.2
280% 102 MB/s
DQ Read 1,507
DQ Write 1,273
DQ Mixed 1,420
1,056% 1,400 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 75,995,293 SSDs tested

Typical Blue SN580 2TB Builds (Compare 6,844 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 291%
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Desktop
Desktop 123%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 346%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z790-P WIFI

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $1,103

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