Average Bench: 102% (201st of 1011)

Based on 6,224 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WDS100T2B0A-00SM50, WDC WDS100T2B0A-

Outstanding average bench

The WD Blue 3D 1TB averaged 1.9% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WD Blue 3D 1TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 236MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 40MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Blue 3D 1TB is 46.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Blue 3D 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 327MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 409MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,224 samples)
Min Avg Max
379 Read 464 512
293 Write 432 487
220 Mixed 327 395
209 SusWrite 409 483
91.8% 408 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.2 4K Read 31.4 40.9
40 4K Write 84.4 122
24.4 4K Mixed 40 53.3
143% 51.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
216 DQ Read 340 378
176 DQ Write 291 332
113 DQ Mixed 236 279
199% 289 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
872GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 427 472 467 492 493 492 MB/s
Read 466
Write 436
Mixed 372
SusWrite 474
98% 437 MB/s
4K Read 41.2
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 41.4
180% 68.2 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 279
228% 326 MB/s
768GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 430 433 407 409 419 421 MB/s
Read 434
Write 416
Mixed 284
SusWrite 420
87% 389 MB/s
4K Read 22
4K Write 85.3
4K Mixed 45.5
137% 50.9 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 313
DQ Mixed 266
220% 318 MB/s
524GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 390 396 377 405 405 375 MB/s
Read 434
Write 416
Mixed 344
SusWrite 391
89% 396 MB/s
4K Read 29.4
4K Write 74.6
4K Mixed 33.4
127% 45.8 MB/s
DQ Read 367
DQ Write 304
DQ Mixed 257
214% 309 MB/s
505GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 351 366 382 355 353 350 MB/s
Read 378
Write 352
Mixed 254
SusWrite 359
76% 336 MB/s
4K Read 14.3
4K Write 52
4K Mixed 20.4
75% 28.9 MB/s
DQ Read 344
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 274
222% 314 MB/s
635GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 317 319 299 365 430 432 MB/s
Read 235
Write 322
Mixed 190
SusWrite 360
63% 277 MB/s
4K Read 17
4K Write 23.4
4K Mixed 18.5
62% 19.6 MB/s
DQ Read 348
DQ Write 281
DQ Mixed 222
191% 283 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,666,427 SSDs tested.

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Gaming 105%
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Desktop
Desktop 89%
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Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asrock Z370 IB-R

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $1,115

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 Comments

Controller: Marvell 88SS1074. Memory: SanDisk 3D TLC

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The WD Blue has a better reputation.


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