Average Bench: 101% (201st of 1011)

Based on 6,654 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 235MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 39.3MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Blue 3D 1TB is 51.1%. 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 323MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 406MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,654 samples)
Min Avg Max
363 Read 461 510
277 Write 424 488
222 Mixed 323 393
192 SusWrite 406 483
90.7% 403 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.3 4K Read 31.2 40.4
43.1 4K Write 84.5 121
22.6 4K Mixed 39.3 53
142% 51.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
165 DQ Read 341 378
157 DQ Write 288 330
131 DQ Mixed 235 278
198% 288 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
875GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 484 473 465 493 491 494 MB/s
Read 465
Write 434
Mixed 373
SusWrite 483
99% 439 MB/s
4K Read 41.2
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 54.7
196% 71.8 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 276
227% 325 MB/s
302GB free
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 455 472 480 482 484 480 MB/s
Read 510
Write 468
Mixed 321
SusWrite 475
100% 444 MB/s
4K Read 31.7
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 55.2
182% 68.8 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 313
DQ Mixed 267
221% 317 MB/s
149GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61130WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 473 460 466 490 488 492 MB/s
Read 513
Write 494
Mixed 395
SusWrite 478
106% 470 MB/s
4K Read 40.7
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 41.4
175% 65.4 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 321
DQ Mixed 236
207% 309 MB/s
793GB free
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 406 442 443 443 444 447 MB/s
Read 503
Write 428
Mixed 340
SusWrite 437
96% 427 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 93.2
4K Mixed 37
147% 54.4 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 259
218% 317 MB/s
487GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 377 350 371 386 372 335 MB/s
Read 424
Write 395
Mixed 343
SusWrite 365
86% 382 MB/s
4K Read 15.3
4K Write 31.6
4K Mixed 21.7
68% 22.9 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 274
223% 318 MB/s
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Gaming 104%
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Desktop 89%
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Workstation
Workstation 78%
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Motherboard: Asrock Z370 IB-R

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $1,127

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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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