Average Bench: 98.8% (245th of 1053)

Based on 7,452 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WDS100T2B0B-00YS70, WDC WDS100T2B0B-00YS

Excellent average bench

The WD Blue 3D SATA M.2 1TB averaged just 1.1% 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 39.1MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Blue 3D SATA M.2 1TB is 44.8%. 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 319MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 391MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,452 samples)
Min Avg Max
388 Read 465 512
260 Write 421 484
160 Mixed 319 392
176 SusWrite 391 482
89.6% 399 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.2 4K Read 31 39.9
39.9 4K Write 80.1 114
24.5 4K Mixed 39.1 52.2
139% 50.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
218 DQ Read 326 379
142 DQ Write 272 329
136 DQ Mixed 232 279
192% 276 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
889GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 462 459 465 479 480 480 MB/s
Read 514
Write 468
Mixed 377
SusWrite 471
103% 457 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 45.1
162% 61.7 MB/s
DQ Read 277
DQ Write 283
DQ Mixed 233
188% 264 MB/s
899GB free
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 450 447 448 449 451 450 MB/s
Read 497
Write 450
Mixed 384
SusWrite 449
100% 445 MB/s
4K Read 36
4K Write 81.1
4K Mixed 46.1
156% 54.4 MB/s
DQ Read 224
DQ Write 189
DQ Mixed 202
153% 205 MB/s
415GB free
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 401 413 421 432 438 429 MB/s
Read 438
Write 392
Mixed 304
SusWrite 422
88% 389 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 34.2
145% 58.1 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 320
DQ Mixed 257
218% 319 MB/s
930GB free
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 477 477 464 402 476 457 MB/s
Read 495
Write 473
Mixed 383
SusWrite 459
102% 452 MB/s
4K Read 30.2
4K Write 55.9
4K Mixed 36.3
122% 40.8 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 278
228% 326 MB/s
739GB free
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 386 419 419 432 431 429 MB/s
Read 452
Write 429
Mixed 304
SusWrite 420
90% 401 MB/s
4K Read 20.2
4K Write 33
4K Mixed 25.4
81% 26.2 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 264
223% 325 MB/s
146GB free
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 405 407 386 397 412 411 MB/s
Read 450
Write 409
Mixed 329
SusWrite 403
90% 398 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 37.2
4K Mixed 27.2
90% 29.2 MB/s
DQ Read 169
DQ Write 148
DQ Mixed 157
118% 158 MB/s
323GB free
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 298 331 364 362 345 373 MB/s
Read 458
Write 386
Mixed 310
SusWrite 346
84% 375 MB/s
4K Read 21.6
4K Write 22.7
4K Mixed 21.5
72% 21.9 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 73
DQ Mixed 121
115% 189 MB/s
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Desktop 88%
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Workstation 95%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $135

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $1,052

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