Average Bench: 101% (188th of 1000)

Based on 4,998 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WDS100T2B0A-00SM50, WDC WDS100T2B0A-

Outstanding average bench

The WD Blue 3D 1TB averaged 1.1% 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 39MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Blue 3D 1TB is 48.8%. 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 326MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 460MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,998 samples)
Min Avg Max
365 Read 460 511
290 Write 431 487
212 Mixed 326 397
233 SusWrite 417 481
91.9% 408 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.5 4K Read 30 40.1
38.3 4K Write 82.9 124
21.9 4K Mixed 39 53.7
139% 50.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
218 DQ Read 345 378
191 DQ Write 296 332
122 DQ Mixed 241 280
202% 294 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
877GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 429 387 476 466 491 492 MB/s
Read 462
Write 436
Mixed 370
SusWrite 457
97% 431 MB/s
4K Read 41.6
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 54.7
198% 72.9 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 274
226% 325 MB/s
306GB free
Firmware: X61130WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 484 486 486 489 489 491 MB/s
Read 514
Write 492
Mixed 406
SusWrite 487
107% 475 MB/s
4K Read 39.7
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 52.1
184% 66.5 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 280
230% 329 MB/s
805GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 464 359 459 456 482 429 MB/s
Read 500
Write 458
Mixed 274
SusWrite 442
94% 419 MB/s
4K Read 38.2
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 52.9
184% 66.8 MB/s
DQ Read 369
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 244
211% 312 MB/s
337GB free
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 483 439 432 436 438 442 MB/s
Read 474
Write 276
Mixed 383
SusWrite 445
89% 395 MB/s
4K Read 30.5
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 46.7
170% 66.1 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 278
228% 327 MB/s
681GB free
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 444 452 456 439 455 459 MB/s
Read 434
Write 460
Mixed 325
SusWrite 451
94% 417 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 48
159% 59.7 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 265
219% 314 MB/s
828GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 440 424 403 404 390 430 MB/s
Read 444
Write 420
Mixed 298
SusWrite 415
89% 394 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 54.9
4K Mixed 34.2
108% 37.4 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 312
DQ Mixed 257
216% 314 MB/s
746GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 297 295 302 302 304 288 MB/s
Read 340
Write 304
Mixed 230
SusWrite 298
66% 293 MB/s
4K Read 20.5
4K Write 30.4
4K Mixed 23.7
78% 24.9 MB/s
DQ Read 31.3
DQ Write 96.7
DQ Mixed 40.9
38% 56.3 MB/s
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Desktop 98%
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Workstation 95%
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Motherboard: Asrock Z370 IB-R

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 112% - Outstanding Total price: $1,171

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

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The WD Blue has a better reputation.


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