Average Bench: 99.8% (258th of 1074)

Based on 16,039 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WDS100T2B0A-00SM50, WDC WDS100T2B0A-

Excellent average bench

The WD Blue 3D 1TB averaged just 0.1% lower 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.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 236MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 39.4MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Blue 3D 1TB is 47.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Blue 3D 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 323MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 399MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 16,039 samples)
Min Avg Max
360 Read 457 510
285 Write 422 484
217 Mixed 323 393
199 SusWrite 399 483
90% 400 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.3 4K Read 31.1 40.2
37 4K Write 80.8 119
22.5 4K Mixed 39.4 53.5
140% 50.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
219 DQ Read 342 378
141 DQ Write 279 330
149 DQ Mixed 236 278
197% 285 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
888GB free
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 445 474 479 482 480 482 MB/s
Read 508
Write 473
Mixed 337
SusWrite 473
101% 448 MB/s
4K Read 35.5
4K Write 91.9
4K Mixed 46.8
162% 58.1 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 267
222% 321 MB/s
854GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 469 466 476 467 475 466 MB/s
Read 458
Write 427
Mixed 358
SusWrite 470
96% 428 MB/s
4K Read 37.4
4K Write 86.6
4K Mixed 47.4
163% 57.1 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 263
220% 319 MB/s
771GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 447 450 445 455 458 411 MB/s
Read 448
Write 401
Mixed 281
SusWrite 444
88% 393 MB/s
4K Read 23.4
4K Write 46.8
4K Mixed 27.9
96% 32.7 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 246
208% 306 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 75,944,963 SSDs tested


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Desktop 90%
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Workstation 99%
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Motherboard: Asrock Z370 IB-R

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

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3 years ago.

The WD Blue has a better reputation.


15 months ago.

cheaper than Sandisk, same Quality


3 years ago.

It is a Fast SSD for entry Level and 1 TB at that cost is way better than most if not any 2.5¨ SSD in Market as per Oct 2020


3 years ago.

Cheap reliable 1Tb. Excellent choice if PC is for gaming only

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Intel Core i5-12600K $171Nvidia RTX 4060 $293Crucial MX500 250GB $39
Intel Core i5-13600K $273Nvidia RTX 4060-Ti $385Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $80
Intel Core i3-12100F $80Nvidia RTX 4070 $500Samsung 870 Evo 250GB $45
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $40SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $29Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $48SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $62G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $351SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
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