Average Bench: 260% (28th of 1000)

Based on 1,854 user benchmarks.  Models: WDS100T2X0C-00L350, NVMe WDS100T2X0C-00L3

Outstanding average bench

The WD Black NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB (2018) averaged 159.9% 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 1,020MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 1,845MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Black NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB (2018) is 140%. 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 43.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 142MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,854 samples)
Min Avg Max
909 Read 1,704 1,931
925 Write 1,845 2,255
775 Mixed 1,511 1,811
619 SusWrite 1,289 1,485
358% 1,587 MB/s
Min Avg Max
30.2 4K Read 43.3 48.8
83.7 4K Write 142 203
35.3 4K Mixed 62.7 74.8
221% 82.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
388 DQ Read 1,132 1,696
312 DQ Write 894 1,350
362 DQ Mixed 1,020 1,500
761% 1,015 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
637GB free
Firmware: 101140WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1819 1404 1404 1402 1397 1399 MB/s
Read 1,918
Write 2,168
Mixed 1,657
SusWrite 1,471
406% 1,803 MB/s
4K Read 44.6
4K Write 150
4K Mixed 65.9
231% 86.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,185
DQ Write 935
DQ Mixed 1065
796% 1,062 MB/s
841GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 101020WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1728 1414 1418 1415 1419 1411 MB/s
Read 1,919
Write 2,060
Mixed 1667
SusWrite 1,468
401% 1,778 MB/s
4K Read 45.5
4K Write 169
4K Mixed 68.2
246% 94.1 MB/s
DQ Read 916
DQ Write 754
DQ Mixed 376
407% 682 MB/s
334GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 101110WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1633 1396 1386 1398 1371 993 MB/s
Read 1,858
Write 2,044
Mixed 1,660
SusWrite 1363
390% 1,731 MB/s
4K Read 41.3
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 58
194% 69 MB/s
DQ Read 698
DQ Write 488
DQ Mixed 649
470% 612 MB/s
870GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 101110WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 633 681 691 704 703 702 MB/s
Read 648
Write 652
Mixed 647
SusWrite 686
149% 658 MB/s
4K Read 41.2
4K Write 133
4K Mixed 54.7
203% 76.4 MB/s
DQ Read 758
DQ Write 722
DQ Mixed 991
675% 824 MB/s
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Typical Black NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB (2018) Builds (Compare 7,438 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 130%
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Desktop
Desktop 140%
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Workstation
Workstation 123%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z390-E GAMING - $228

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 145% - Outstanding Total price: $1,656

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