Average Bench: 101% (206th of 1016)

Based on 4,997 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WDS100T2B0B-00YS70, WDC WDS100T2B0B-00YS

Outstanding average bench

The WD Blue 3D SATA M.2 1TB averaged 1.3% 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 239MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 39.8MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Blue 3D SATA M.2 1TB is 42.2%. 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 322MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 407MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,997 samples)
Min Avg Max
390 Read 464 512
277 Write 426 486
199 Mixed 322 389
196 SusWrite 407 482
91.1% 405 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.4 4K Read 31.1 39.9
45.2 4K Write 84.4 122
25.1 4K Mixed 39.8 52.7
143% 51.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
207 DQ Read 332 379
186 DQ Write 289 331
142 DQ Mixed 239 278
199% 287 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
339GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 448 357 391 457 464 466 MB/s
Read 496
Write 462
Mixed 333
SusWrite 430
97% 430 MB/s
4K Read 35.3
4K Write 95
4K Mixed 47.5
165% 59.3 MB/s
DQ Read 312
DQ Write 278
DQ Mixed 255
202% 281 MB/s
812GB free
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 454 456 451 455 455 455 MB/s
Read 499
Write 443
Mixed 376
SusWrite 454
100% 443 MB/s
4K Read 36.1
4K Write 84.9
4K Mixed 46.6
159% 55.9 MB/s
DQ Read 219
DQ Write 192
DQ Mixed 204
154% 205 MB/s
609GB free
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 429 443 453 464 464 464 MB/s
Read 436
Write 459
Mixed 343
SusWrite 453
95% 423 MB/s
4K Read 33.8
4K Write 77.2
4K Mixed 26.6
126% 45.9 MB/s
DQ Read 352
DQ Write 296
DQ Mixed 259
212% 302 MB/s
128GB free
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 214 377 444 340 154 151 MB/s
Read 452
Write 440
Mixed 346
SusWrite 280
85% 379 MB/s
4K Read 35.8
4K Write 80.4
4K Mixed 41.5
150% 52.6 MB/s
DQ Read 289
DQ Write 240
DQ Mixed 106
122% 211 MB/s
48GB free
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 261 196 187 173 182 162 MB/s
Read 458
Write 440
Mixed 304
SusWrite 194
78% 349 MB/s
4K Read 33.6
4K Write 87.6
4K Mixed 45.7
156% 55.6 MB/s
DQ Read 305
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 226
188% 271 MB/s
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Typical Blue 3D SATA M.2 1TB Builds (Compare 26,923 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus PRIME X470-PRO - $133

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $831

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