Average Bench: 96.4% (258th of 1058)

Based on 1,318 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC WDS200T2B0A-00SM50

Excellent average bench

The WD Blue 3D 2TB averaged just 3.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WD Blue 3D 2TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 231MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 37.2MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Blue 3D 2TB is 48%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Blue 3D 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 314MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 387MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,318 samples)
Min Avg Max
342 Read 439 501
211 Write 387 481
205 Mixed 314 382
274 SusWrite 411 475
87.3% 388 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.1 4K Read 29 38
39 4K Write 73.2 115
21.8 4K Mixed 37.2 50.7
130% 46.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
214 DQ Read 333 381
112 DQ Write 269 327
119 DQ Mixed 231 274
192% 277 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
625GB free
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 490 490 492 490 491 492 MB/s
Read 469
Write 420
Mixed 349
SusWrite 491
97% 432 MB/s
4K Read 38.1
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 51.8
187% 69.6 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 254
217% 320 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: X61130WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 484 485 363 471 470 475 MB/s
Read 486
Write 471
Mixed 380
SusWrite 458
101% 449 MB/s
4K Read 38.5
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 50.7
182% 66.4 MB/s
DQ Read 347
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 263
218% 313 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 466 472 444 429 424 459 MB/s
Read 514
Write 492
Mixed 375
SusWrite 449
103% 458 MB/s
4K Read 34.5
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 40.9
159% 59.5 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 273
226% 326 MB/s
798GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 328 429 418 407 423 425 MB/s
Read 476
Write 456
Mixed 335
SusWrite 405
94% 418 MB/s
4K Read 34.9
4K Write 92.9
4K Mixed 44.4
159% 57.4 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 251
211% 309 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 352 404 475 463 476 478 MB/s
Read 444
Write 433
Mixed 322
SusWrite 441
92% 410 MB/s
4K Read 37
4K Write 92
4K Mixed 40.2
156% 56.4 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 254
216% 316 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 265 267 266 266 266 265 MB/s
Read 481
Write 279
Mixed 272
SusWrite 266
72% 325 MB/s
4K Read 35.4
4K Write 90.8
4K Mixed 44.1
158% 56.8 MB/s
DQ Read 365
DQ Write 195
DQ Mixed 202
171% 254 MB/s
103GB free
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 360 291 244 286 258 237 MB/s
Read 467
Write 383
Mixed 261
SusWrite 279
78% 348 MB/s
4K Read 30.4
4K Write 90.1
4K Mixed 40.3
145% 53.6 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 297
DQ Mixed 269
219% 313 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 418 449 432 432 429 425 MB/s
Read 482
Write 459
Mixed 328
SusWrite 431
96% 425 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 54.9
4K Mixed 30.6
107% 37 MB/s
DQ Read 304
DQ Write 312
DQ Mixed 268
212% 295 MB/s
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Gaming 64%
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Desktop 83%
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Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z87-PRO - $230

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $1,090

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