Average Bench: 103% (186th of 1003)

Based on 2,846 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WDS100T2B0B-00YS70, WDC WDS100T2B0B-00YS

Outstanding average bench

The WD Blue 3D SATA M.2 1TB averaged 2.6% 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 246MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 40.4MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Blue 3D SATA M.2 1TB is 46.5%. 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 331MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 464MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,846 samples)
Min Avg Max
367 Read 464 510
317 Write 437 487
229 Mixed 331 397
248 SusWrite 420 479
92.9% 413 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.7 4K Read 30.9 40.5
42.2 4K Write 85.2 123
24.7 4K Mixed 40.4 53.2
144% 52.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
233 DQ Read 336 379
219 DQ Write 296 333
178 DQ Mixed 246 281
204% 292 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
278GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61130WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 386 469 469 487 494 494 MB/s
Read 517
Write 477
Mixed 375
SusWrite 467
103% 459 MB/s
4K Read 36.2
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 56.2
194% 73.4 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 283
232% 330 MB/s
254GB free
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 462 469 468 468 467 468 MB/s
Read 502
Write 468
Mixed 386
SusWrite 467
102% 456 MB/s
4K Read 38.3
4K Write 93.9
4K Mixed 50.1
172% 60.8 MB/s
DQ Read 313
DQ Write 294
DQ Mixed 264
209% 290 MB/s
166GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61130WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 327 271 223 240 240 207 MB/s
Read 482
Write 470
Mixed 322
SusWrite 251
86% 382 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 64.1
4K Mixed 37.7
123% 42.9 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 308
DQ Mixed 261
218% 316 MB/s
826GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 344 345 383 380 414 414 MB/s
Read 431
Write 413
Mixed 263
SusWrite 380
84% 372 MB/s
4K Read 22.7
4K Write 47.3
4K Mixed 31.2
99% 33.7 MB/s
DQ Read 335
DQ Write 304
DQ Mixed 231
198% 290 MB/s
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Typical Blue 3D SATA M.2 1TB Builds (Compare 23,389 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 123%
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Desktop
Desktop 99%
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Workstation
Workstation 97%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z370-E GAMING - $170

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 108% - Outstanding Total price: $1,563

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