Average Bench: 262% (54th of 1074)

Based on 6,712 user benchmarks.  Models: WDS100T2X0C-00L350, NVMe WDS100T2X0C-00L3

Outstanding average bench

The WD Black NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB (2018) averaged 162.3% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WD Black NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB (2018) near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 1,048MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 1,234MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Black NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB (2018) is 153%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the WD Black NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB (2018) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 44.4MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 154MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,712 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,196 Read 1,769 1,938
1,172 Write 1,951 2,343
1,013 Mixed 1,615 1,838
640 SusWrite 1,184 1,495
367% 1,630 MB/s
Min Avg Max
34.1 4K Read 44.4 50.8
69.5 4K Write 154 246
45.1 4K Mixed 65.8 80.9
233% 87.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
627 DQ Read 1,234 1,923
177 DQ Write 898 1,596
296 DQ Mixed 1,048 1,701
788% 1,060 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
211GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 101200WD Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1548 1135 1156 1080 933 597 MB/s
Read 1,916
Write 2,289
Mixed 1,784
SusWrite 1,075
398% 1,766 MB/s
4K Read 47.8
4K Write 216
4K Mixed 76.6
285% 114 MB/s
DQ Read 1,652
DQ Write 1315
DQ Mixed 1,454
1,096% 1,474 MB/s
433GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 101110WD Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1704 894 937 1039 941 937 MB/s
Read 1,880
Write 2,106
Mixed 1,677
SusWrite 1,075
379% 1,685 MB/s
4K Read 46.6
4K Write 226
4K Mixed 81.3
295% 118 MB/s
DQ Read 1,588
DQ Write 1235
DQ Mixed 1,389
1,045% 1,404 MB/s
222GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 101140WD Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1443 830 736 764 747 697 MB/s
Read 1,889
Write 2,044
Mixed 1,747
SusWrite 870
368% 1,638 MB/s
4K Read 41.5
4K Write 136
4K Mixed 58.3
209% 78.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,940
DQ Write 1541
DQ Mixed 1,715
1,290% 1,732 MB/s
825GB free
Firmware: 101110WD Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1854 1406 1407 1407 1412 1407 MB/s
Read 1922
Write 2,121
Mixed 1,798
SusWrite 1,482
413% 1,831 MB/s
4K Read 42.1
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 62.1
207% 75 MB/s
DQ Read 972
DQ Write 679
DQ Mixed 783
596% 811 MB/s
825GB free
Firmware: 101110WD Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1851 1411 1409 1409 1410 1411 MB/s
Read 1,928
Write 2,172
Mixed 1773
SusWrite 1,483
415% 1,839 MB/s
4K Read 42.5
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 62.3
207% 74.4 MB/s
DQ Read 972
DQ Write 657
DQ Mixed 824
612% 818 MB/s
456GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 101200WD Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1674 1146 1005 1000 963 898 MB/s
Read 1,779
Write 1,651
Mixed 1,444
SusWrite 1,115
336% 1,497 MB/s
4K Read 39.9
4K Write 97.3
4K Mixed 56
184% 64.4 MB/s
DQ Read 784
DQ Write 529
DQ Mixed 689
505% 667 MB/s
155GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 101140WD Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1599 1134 987 893 746 652 MB/s
Read 1,902
Write 1981
Mixed 1,685
SusWrite 1002
369% 1,643 MB/s
4K Read 37.9
4K Write 87.4
4K Mixed 51.8
170% 59 MB/s
DQ Read 716
DQ Write 430
DQ Mixed 666
471% 604 MB/s
557GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 101110WD Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1234 851 819 916 830 905 MB/s
Read 1,841
Write 1,907
Mixed 1,550
SusWrite 926
350% 1,556 MB/s
4K Read 32.3
4K Write 68.5
4K Mixed 44.8
143% 48.5 MB/s
DQ Read 413
DQ Write 297
DQ Mixed 377
276% 362 MB/s
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