Average Bench: 98.7% (243rd of 1058)

Based on 9,451 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 232MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 38.6MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Blue 3D SATA M.2 1TB is 48.5%. 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 316MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 395MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,451 samples)
Min Avg Max
358 Read 457 512
286 Write 423 485
181 Mixed 316 391
189 SusWrite 395 484
89.4% 398 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.3 4K Read 31.1 40.1
37.5 4K Write 80.1 117
21.5 4K Mixed 38.6 52.6
139% 49.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
219 DQ Read 330 378
133 DQ Write 273 331
127 DQ Mixed 232 279
193% 279 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
322GB free
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 484 489 489 489 489 489 MB/s
Read 509
Write 488
Mixed 398
SusWrite 488
106% 471 MB/s
4K Read 39.6
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 52.9
187% 68 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 282
232% 333 MB/s
624GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 454 445 445 449 447 453 MB/s
Read 470
Write 459
Mixed 317
SusWrite 449
95% 424 MB/s
4K Read 40.2
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 51.9
182% 65.4 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 248
214% 318 MB/s
382GB free
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 480 483 483 482 481 483 MB/s
Read 502
Write 479
Mixed 364
SusWrite 482
103% 457 MB/s
4K Read 35.9
4K Write 91.5
4K Mixed 37.1
150% 54.8 MB/s
DQ Read 368
DQ Write 320
DQ Mixed 245
211% 311 MB/s
148GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 345 181 151 150 147 143 MB/s
Read 504
Write 472
Mixed 381
SusWrite 186
86% 386 MB/s
4K Read 37.6
4K Write 89.1
4K Mixed 47.8
165% 58.2 MB/s
DQ Read 312
DQ Write 288
DQ Mixed 261
207% 287 MB/s
276GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 408 284 253 238 241 245 MB/s
Read 501
Write 469
Mixed 337
SusWrite 278
89% 396 MB/s
4K Read 31.2
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 38.1
151% 57.9 MB/s
DQ Read 306
DQ Write 269
DQ Mixed 250
198% 275 MB/s
880GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 318 404 430 451 432 435 MB/s
Read 452
Write 422
Mixed 274
SusWrite 411
88% 390 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 51.4
4K Mixed 33.3
107% 36.3 MB/s
DQ Read 355
DQ Write 275
DQ Mixed 256
208% 295 MB/s
420GB free
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 427 424 427 423 421 434 MB/s
Read 496
Write 434
Mixed 321
SusWrite 426
94% 419 MB/s
4K Read 32
4K Write 42.5
4K Mixed 32.3
112% 35.6 MB/s
DQ Read 358
DQ Write 81.2
DQ Mixed 150
128% 196 MB/s
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $130

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pretty good, i've been using it for 3 years and i love it


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