Average Bench: 97.6% (249th of 1058)

Based on 15,505 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WDS100T2B0A-00SM50, WDC WDS100T2B0A-

Excellent average bench

The WD Blue 3D 1TB averaged just 2.4% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 233MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 38MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Blue 3D 1TB is 48.9%. 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 317MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 392MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 15,505 samples)
Min Avg Max
349 Read 454 509
252 Write 411 484
194 Mixed 317 388
195 SusWrite 392 480
88.4% 393 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.8 4K Read 30.2 39.8
38.9 4K Write 77.1 115
22.3 4K Mixed 38 51.8
135% 48.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
188 DQ Read 336 378
144 DQ Write 279 329
132 DQ Mixed 233 278
195% 283 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
866GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 474 444 448 468 462 481 MB/s
Read 512
Write 480
Mixed 393
SusWrite 463
104% 462 MB/s
4K Read 37
4K Write 91.9
4K Mixed 48.3
167% 59.1 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 274
226% 324 MB/s
203GB free
Firmware: X61130WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 434 437 397 375 403 323 MB/s
Read 451
Write 483
Mixed 324
SusWrite 395
93% 413 MB/s
4K Read 33.8
4K Write 97.3
4K Mixed 47.5
164% 59.5 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 263
222% 323 MB/s
611GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 465 459 466 469 476 477 MB/s
Read 457
Write 421
Mixed 343
SusWrite 469
95% 423 MB/s
4K Read 26.1
4K Write 84.1
4K Mixed 45.6
142% 51.9 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 297
DQ Mixed 273
222% 315 MB/s
586GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 436 446 451 466 471 464 MB/s
Read 494
Write 470
Mixed 332
SusWrite 456
98% 438 MB/s
4K Read 25.1
4K Write 57
4K Mixed 36.7
115% 39.6 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 317
DQ Mixed 269
222% 320 MB/s
58GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 404 398 276 222 220 234 MB/s
Read 500
Write 463
Mixed 356
SusWrite 292
90% 403 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 83.8
4K Mixed 45.4
144% 52.3 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 291
DQ Mixed 259
214% 309 MB/s
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Typical Blue 3D 1TB Builds (Compare 1,065 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 117%
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Desktop
Desktop 93%
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Workstation
Workstation 106%
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Motherboard: Asrock Z370 IB-R

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $1,195

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 Comments

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

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10 months ago.

The WD Blue has a better reputation.


Poor

14 months ago.

cheaper than Sandisk, same Quality


Excellent

11 months 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


Excellent

13 months ago.

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


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