Average Bench: 98.6% (219th of 1026)

Based on 6,580 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WDS100T2B0B-00YS70, WDC WDS100T2B0B-00YS

Excellent average bench

The WD Blue 3D SATA M.2 1TB averaged just 1.3% lower 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.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 236MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 38.9MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Blue 3D SATA M.2 1TB is 46.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Blue 3D SATA M.2 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 322MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 394MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 6,580 samples)
Min Avg Max
374 Read 461 510
294 Write 426 485
221 Mixed 322 391
211 SusWrite 394 480
90% 401 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19 4K Read 30.4 39.8
37 4K Write 78 115
23.4 4K Mixed 38.9 52.4
137% 49.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
221 DQ Read 333 379
169 DQ Write 283 329
134 DQ Mixed 236 279
197% 284 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
423GB free
Firmware: X61130WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 385 479 478 478 478 479 MB/s
Read 501
Write 473
Mixed 388
SusWrite 463
103% 456 MB/s
4K Read 36.5
4K Write 94.1
4K Mixed 47.7
166% 59.4 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 282
232% 330 MB/s
423GB free
Firmware: X61130WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 382 408 474 482 480 482 MB/s
Read 504
Write 483
Mixed 393
SusWrite 451
103% 458 MB/s
4K Read 37.1
4K Write 92.7
4K Mixed 47.4
166% 59.1 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 282
231% 329 MB/s
101GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 391 421 388 392 374 348 MB/s
Read 434
Write 467
Mixed 339
SusWrite 386
92% 406 MB/s
4K Read 35.4
4K Write 88.2
4K Mixed 35.9
146% 53.2 MB/s
DQ Read 368
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 267
221% 318 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 29,418,669 SSDs tested.


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Typical Blue 3D SATA M.2 1TB Builds (Compare 34,486 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 109%
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z370-E GAMING - $240

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $1,453

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Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) August 2020 SSD Rankings.

Welcome to our 2.5" and M.2 SSD comparison. We calculate effective speed for both SATA and NVMe drives based on real world performance then adjust by current prices per GB to yield a value for money rating. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top SSDs. [SSDrivePro]


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Intel Core i5-9600K $195Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $230Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-9400F $156Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super) $170Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i7-9700K $340Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super) $510Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $69SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $34Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $71SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $681SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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