Average Bench: 103% (197th of 1011)

Based on 4,066 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WDS100T2B0B-00YS70, WDC WDS100T2B0B-00YS

Outstanding average bench

The WD Blue 3D SATA M.2 1TB averaged 3.5% 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 243MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 41MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Blue 3D SATA M.2 1TB is 43%. 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 333MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 469MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,066 samples)
Min Avg Max
389 Read 469 513
292 Write 437 488
260 Mixed 333 395
275 SusWrite 422 482
93.4% 415 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19 4K Read 31.6 40.6
43 4K Write 86.9 124
22.4 4K Mixed 41 53.3
146% 53.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
218 DQ Read 330 379
184 DQ Write 289 332
184 DQ Mixed 243 280
200% 287 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
176GB free
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 466 468 472 473 428 463 MB/s
Read 495
Write 473
Mixed 380
SusWrite 462
102% 452 MB/s
4K Read 31.5
4K Write 71.5
4K Mixed 40.3
137% 47.8 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 280
231% 331 MB/s
401GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 380 377 408 415 363 438 MB/s
Read 422
Write 255
Mixed 321
SusWrite 397
78% 349 MB/s
4K Read 38
4K Write 89
4K Mixed 47.1
165% 58 MB/s
DQ Read 306
DQ Write 281
DQ Mixed 242
196% 276 MB/s
874GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 319 443 440 460 461 459 MB/s
Read 459
Write 463
Mixed 325
SusWrite 430
94% 419 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 85.2
4K Mixed 47.3
148% 53.5 MB/s
DQ Read 311
DQ Write 281
DQ Mixed 266
208% 286 MB/s
102GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 246 377 359 259 231 225 MB/s
Read 424
Write 447
Mixed 372
SusWrite 283
86% 382 MB/s
4K Read 35.3
4K Write 84.1
4K Mixed 46.6
158% 55.3 MB/s
DQ Read 312
DQ Write 285
DQ Mixed 264
207% 287 MB/s
313GB free
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 451 449 455 461 438 429 MB/s
Read 470
Write 451
Mixed 316
SusWrite 447
95% 421 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 58.3
4K Mixed 29.5
110% 38.4 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 313
DQ Mixed 255
215% 315 MB/s
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Typical Blue 3D SATA M.2 1TB Builds (Compare 26,762 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z370-E GAMING - $350

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $1,600

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