Average Bench: 101% (213th of 1026)

Based on 10,925 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WDS100T2B0A-00SM50, WDC WDS100T2B0A-

Outstanding average bench

The WD Blue 3D 1TB averaged 0.6% 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 241MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 39.8MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Blue 3D 1TB is 45.4%. 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 325MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 405MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,925 samples)
Min Avg Max
355 Read 461 511
282 Write 422 487
223 Mixed 325 389
199 SusWrite 405 483
90.7% 403 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.5 4K Read 30.4 40
41.5 4K Write 80.7 118
25.4 4K Mixed 39.8 52.7
140% 50.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
216 DQ Read 346 378
135 DQ Write 289 331
153 DQ Mixed 241 278
201% 292 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
53GB free
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 482 488 492 493 493 492 MB/s
Read 516
Write 342
Mixed 398
SusWrite 490
98% 436 MB/s
4K Read 41.4
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 54.9
196% 71.4 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 279
228% 326 MB/s
899GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 481 477 489 484 487 431 MB/s
Read 501
Write 444
Mixed 364
SusWrite 475
100% 446 MB/s
4K Read 41.9
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 54.7
199% 73.3 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 274
226% 324 MB/s
901GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 480 449 453 491 492 490 MB/s
Read 460
Write 442
Mixed 372
SusWrite 476
99% 437 MB/s
4K Read 41.9
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 55.8
202% 74.7 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 279
228% 325 MB/s
930GB free
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 480 480 485 473 478 471 MB/s
Read 507
Write 470
Mixed 367
SusWrite 478
102% 455 MB/s
4K Read 36.8
4K Write 91.1
4K Mixed 46.8
164% 58.2 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 303
DQ Mixed 266
219% 314 MB/s
359GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61130WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 458 449 449 477 480 479 MB/s
Read 504
Write 464
Mixed 359
SusWrite 465
101% 448 MB/s
4K Read 34.5
4K Write 89.3
4K Mixed 41
152% 54.9 MB/s
DQ Read 351
DQ Write 317
DQ Mixed 215
194% 295 MB/s
660GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 455 436 455 465 466 464 MB/s
Read 494
Write 461
Mixed 305
SusWrite 457
96% 429 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 54.3
4K Mixed 34.8
111% 38 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 308
DQ Mixed 224
200% 303 MB/s
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Desktop 90%
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Workstation 83%
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Motherboard: Asrock Z370 IB-R

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $1,155

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 Comments

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

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1 month ago.

The WD Blue has a better reputation.


Excellent

2 months ago.

cheaper than Sandisk, same Quality


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