Average Bench: 102% (191st of 1003)

Based on 5,264 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WDS100T2B0A-00SM50, WDC WDS100T2B0A-

Outstanding average bench

The WD Blue 3D 1TB averaged 2.1% 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 239MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 40.1MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Blue 3D 1TB is 44.7%. 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 328MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 408MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,264 samples)
Min Avg Max
373 Read 464 512
307 Write 436 487
218 Mixed 328 394
205 SusWrite 408 482
92% 409 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.5 4K Read 31.6 40.9
42.3 4K Write 85.4 123
25.1 4K Mixed 40.1 53.5
144% 52.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
164 DQ Read 340 378
176 DQ Write 293 333
86.9 DQ Mixed 239 280
200% 290 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
514GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 485 487 493 486 456 472 MB/s
Read 514
Write 495
Mixed 391
SusWrite 480
106% 470 MB/s
4K Read 41.1
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 54.8
196% 72.1 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 278
230% 329 MB/s
930GB free
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 470 459 454 463 466 470 MB/s
Read 496
Write 474
Mixed 385
SusWrite 464
102% 455 MB/s
4K Read 33.7
4K Write 87.9
4K Mixed 46.4
157% 56 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 277
227% 325 MB/s
788GB free
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 463 466 465 465 466 465 MB/s
Read 504
Write 449
Mixed 405
SusWrite 465
102% 456 MB/s
4K Read 37.2
4K Write 89.5
4K Mixed 48
165% 58.2 MB/s
DQ Read 220
DQ Write 188
DQ Mixed 200
151% 203 MB/s
278GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 369 466 419 479 428 387 MB/s
Read 448
Write 441
Mixed 321
SusWrite 425
92% 409 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 44.4
155% 59.2 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 226
202% 307 MB/s
173GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 392 282 272 261 254 246 MB/s
Read 474
Write 460
Mixed 337
SusWrite 285
87% 389 MB/s
4K Read 33.6
4K Write 80
4K Mixed 44.2
150% 52.6 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 184
179% 285 MB/s
743GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 413 404 385 429 452 451 MB/s
Read 437
Write 412
Mixed 344
SusWrite 422
91% 404 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 50.9
4K Mixed 30.8
104% 35.5 MB/s
DQ Read 94.8
DQ Write 92.9
DQ Mixed 90.7
69% 92.8 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: 113% - Outstanding Total price: $1,160

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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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