Average Bench: 104% (195th of 1011)

Based on 3,276 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WDS100T2B0B-00YS70, WDC WDS100T2B0B-00YS

Outstanding average bench

The WD Blue 3D SATA M.2 1TB averaged 3.9% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WD Blue 3D SATA M.2 1TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 240MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 41.3MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Blue 3D SATA M.2 1TB is 43.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Blue 3D SATA M.2 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 337MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 472MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,276 samples)
Min Avg Max
390 Read 472 512
312 Write 438 487
250 Mixed 337 396
279 SusWrite 423 483
93.9% 418 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.7 4K Read 31.9 40.5
41.1 4K Write 86.6 125
24.6 4K Mixed 41.3 53.8
147% 53.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
218 DQ Read 328 380
155 DQ Write 287 331
112 DQ Mixed 240 280
198% 285 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
408GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 482 471 488 494 493 491 MB/s
Read 518
Write 492
Mixed 390
SusWrite 487
106% 472 MB/s
4K Read 42.8
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 57.5
209% 77.5 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 278
229% 329 MB/s
463GB free
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 489 490 490 488 487 489 MB/s
Read 512
Write 486
Mixed 403
SusWrite 489
106% 472 MB/s
4K Read 38.9
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 51.3
180% 64.6 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 280
231% 331 MB/s
201GB free
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 479 480 481 481 481 480 MB/s
Read 502
Write 478
Mixed 388
SusWrite 480
104% 462 MB/s
4K Read 32.4
4K Write 65
4K Mixed 40.1
135% 45.8 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 281
230% 329 MB/s
804GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 440 449 449 454 454 455 MB/s
Read 502
Write 454
Mixed 316
SusWrite 450
97% 430 MB/s
4K Read 29.7
4K Write 93.8
4K Mixed 48.4
157% 57.3 MB/s
DQ Read 208
DQ Write 190
DQ Mixed 200
150% 200 MB/s
657GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 427 427 424 453 456 456 MB/s
Read 456
Write 436
Mixed 331
SusWrite 440
94% 416 MB/s
4K Read 31.7
4K Write 63.5
4K Mixed 39.1
132% 44.8 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 321
DQ Mixed 261
220% 320 MB/s
148GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 398 346 290 299 324 279 MB/s
Read 468
Write 467
Mixed 324
SusWrite 322
89% 395 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 39.5
148% 56.6 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 195
187% 295 MB/s
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Typical Blue 3D SATA M.2 1TB Builds (Compare 25,102 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 118%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z370-E GAMING - $300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,605

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