Average Bench: 263% (34th of 1011)

Based on 2,711 user benchmarks.  Models: WDS100T2X0C-00L350, NVMe WDS100T2X0C-00L3

Outstanding average bench

The WD Black NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB (2018) averaged 163.4% 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 1,019MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 1,948MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Black NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB (2018) is 117%. 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 43.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 147MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,711 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,100 Read 1,760 1,934
1,173 Write 1,948 2,313
1,055 Mixed 1,599 1,826
745 SusWrite 1,270 1,490
370% 1,644 MB/s
Min Avg Max
32.1 4K Read 43.2 49.7
82.2 4K Write 147 199
46.2 4K Mixed 65 77.2
227% 85.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
465 DQ Read 1,135 1,672
314 DQ Write 911 1,397
376 DQ Mixed 1,019 1,525
764% 1,021 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
686GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 101200WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1932 1401 1419 1417 1416 1415 MB/s
Read 1,938
Write 2,313
Mixed 1,825
SusWrite 1,500
427% 1,894 MB/s
4K Read 49.6
4K Write 191
4K Mixed 76.7
274% 106 MB/s
DQ Read 1,301
DQ Write 1137
DQ Mixed 1,212
910% 1,216 MB/s
884GB free
Firmware: 101200WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1293 1418 1408 1409 1406 1406 MB/s
Read 1,933
Write 2,292
Mixed 1,839
SusWrite 1390
420% 1,864 MB/s
4K Read 52.1
4K Write 222
4K Mixed 82.1
302% 119 MB/s
DQ Read 1,163
DQ Write 823
DQ Mixed 987
739% 991 MB/s
486GB free
Firmware: 101140WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 695 700 700 704 703 707 MB/s
Read 718
Write 718
Mixed 697
SusWrite 701
160% 709 MB/s
4K Read 45.3
4K Write 135
4K Mixed 66.6
226% 82.4 MB/s
DQ Read 773
DQ Write 739
DQ Mixed 828
602% 780 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,666,076 SSDs tested.

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Typical Black NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB (2018) Builds (Compare 16,339 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 100%
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Desktop
Desktop 112%
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Workstation
Workstation 102%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX X470-F GAMING - $182

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $1,173

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