Average Bench: 98.3% (248th of 1058)

Based on 9,548 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WDS100T2B0B-00YS70, WDC WDS100T2B0B-00YS

Excellent average bench

The WD Blue 3D SATA M.2 1TB averaged just 1.6% 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 230MB/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 47.9%. 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 317MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 394MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,548 samples)
Min Avg Max
378 Read 459 511
278 Write 420 484
188 Mixed 317 389
189 SusWrite 394 483
89.3% 397 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.7 4K Read 30.7 39.9
37.2 4K Write 79.2 115
22.2 4K Mixed 38.6 52.3
138% 49.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
207 DQ Read 328 379
126 DQ Write 271 330
135 DQ Mixed 230 279
191% 277 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
106GB free
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 436 460 464 473 466 449 MB/s
Read 482
Write 404
Mixed 315
SusWrite 458
93% 415 MB/s
4K Read 33.8
4K Write 99.5
4K Mixed 48.7
166% 60.7 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 320
DQ Mixed 239
208% 311 MB/s
151GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 380 299 197 211 204 196 MB/s
Read 404
Write 369
Mixed 294
SusWrite 248
74% 329 MB/s
4K Read 32.4
4K Write 82
4K Mixed 40.8
145% 51.7 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 308
DQ Mixed 260
217% 314 MB/s
515GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 427 412 400 413 446 416 MB/s
Read 441
Write 443
Mixed 376
SusWrite 419
95% 420 MB/s
4K Read 28.7
4K Write 64.3
4K Mixed 37.2
125% 43.4 MB/s
DQ Read 227
DQ Write 153
DQ Mixed 182
138% 187 MB/s
738GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 429 418 412 424 424 434 MB/s
Read 445
Write 410
Mixed 269
SusWrite 423
87% 387 MB/s
4K Read 25.8
4K Write 44.5
4K Mixed 31.2
103% 33.8 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 249
210% 306 MB/s
349GB free
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 435 426 422 444 446 448 MB/s
Read 396
Write 418
Mixed 308
SusWrite 437
88% 390 MB/s
4K Read 21.1
4K Write 46.6
4K Mixed 28.3
93% 32 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 317
DQ Mixed 243
210% 312 MB/s
487GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 334 194 165 445 462 MB/s
Read 485
Write 459
Mixed 328
SusWrite 280
87% 388 MB/s
4K Read 25.6
4K Write 59.6
4K Mixed 29.6
108% 38.3 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 313
DQ Mixed 235
206% 308 MB/s
147GB free
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 279 290 313 300 302 306 MB/s
Read 340
Write 345
Mixed 256
SusWrite 298
70% 310 MB/s
4K Read 16
4K Write 35.6
4K Mixed 17.9
66% 23.2 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 264
219% 317 MB/s
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Desktop 87%
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Workstation
Workstation 95%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $1,063

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