Average Bench: 99.2% (228th of 1040)

Based on 10,534 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WDS100T2B0A-00SM50, WDC WDS100T2B0A-

Excellent average bench

The WD Blue 3D 1TB averaged just 0.8% 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.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 235MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 38.9MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Blue 3D 1TB is 51.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Blue 3D 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 320MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 401MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 10,534 samples)
Min Avg Max
346 Read 457 511
281 Write 420 486
204 Mixed 320 391
204 SusWrite 401 482
89.8% 399 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.1 4K Read 30.4 40.1
40.5 4K Write 79.8 116
23 4K Mixed 38.9 52.7
138% 49.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
189 DQ Read 335 378
150 DQ Write 282 329
147 DQ Mixed 235 278
196% 284 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
538GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 469 465 449 473 481 477 MB/s
Read 512
Write 492
Mixed 332
SusWrite 469
102% 451 MB/s
4K Read 31.6
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 52.1
172% 63.9 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 320
DQ Mixed 236
207% 310 MB/s
782GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 267 381 444 455 454 455 MB/s
Read 469
Write 450
Mixed 344
SusWrite 409
94% 418 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 96.9
4K Mixed 37.2
140% 53.8 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 329
DQ Mixed 263
222% 324 MB/s
176GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 202 235 182 189 187 188 MB/s
Read 493
Write 387
Mixed 147
SusWrite 197
68% 306 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 92.7
4K Mixed 34.8
139% 52.4 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 248
DQ Mixed 198
178% 272 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 32,761,266 SSDs tested.


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Gaming 113%
Desktop 93%
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Workstation 103%

Motherboard: Asrock Z370 IB-R

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $1,098

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

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27 days ago.

The WD Blue has a better reputation.


2 months ago.

cheaper than Sandisk, same Quality


1 month ago.

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

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Intel Core i5-9600K $199Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $230Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-9400F $140Nvidia RTX 3080 $700Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i5-10600K $260Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super) $170Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $50
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $63SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $32Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $69SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $548SanDisk Extreme 16GB $28
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