Average Bench: 260% (28th of 1003)

Based on 2,383 user benchmarks.  Models: WDS100T2X0C-00L350, NVMe WDS100T2X0C-00L3

Outstanding average bench

The WD Black NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB (2018) averaged 160.2% 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 982MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 1,889MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Black NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB (2018) is 139%. 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 45.1MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 141MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,383 samples)
Min Avg Max
982 Read 1,747 1,936
1,008 Write 1,889 2,278
947 Mixed 1,566 1,819
657 SusWrite 1,272 1,487
365% 1,618 MB/s
Min Avg Max
32.4 4K Read 45.1 49.4
79.9 4K Write 141 201
46.1 4K Mixed 63.6 76.8
225% 83.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
449 DQ Read 1,098 1,669
326 DQ Write 870 1,394
351 DQ Mixed 982 1,522
735% 983 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
438GB free
Firmware: 101140WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1806 1407 1390 1381 1411 1367 MB/s
Read 1,919
Write 2,011
Mixed 1,727
SusWrite 1,460
401% 1,780 MB/s
4K Read 47.4
4K Write 160
4K Mixed 71.2
248% 92.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,482
DQ Write 1200
DQ Mixed 1,325
996% 1,335 MB/s
557GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 101140WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1373 1090 1085 1160 1236 1403 MB/s
Read 1918
Write 2,334
Mixed 1834
SusWrite 1,224
412% 1,828 MB/s
4K Read 49.7
4K Write 197
4K Mixed 77.5
279% 108 MB/s
DQ Read 1,322
DQ Write 1,157
DQ Mixed 1229
924% 1,236 MB/s
863GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 101110WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1794 1387 1372 1383 1375 1374 MB/s
Read 1,716
Write 2,098
Mixed 1,666
SusWrite 1,447
391% 1,732 MB/s
4K Read 45.3
4K Write 176
4K Mixed 68.6
250% 96.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,294
DQ Write 926
DQ Mixed 1,123
835% 1,115 MB/s
656GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 101110WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1640 1040 1281 1060 1361 1306 MB/s
Read 1,726
Write 2,149
Mixed 1,259
SusWrite 1,281
361% 1,604 MB/s
4K Read 42.4
4K Write 181
4K Mixed 75.5
257% 99.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,328
DQ Write 1,100
DQ Mixed 1,227
915% 1,218 MB/s
251GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 101140WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1664 1357 1132 1006 954 903 MB/s
Read 1,796
Write 1,833
Mixed 1,667
SusWrite 1,169
364% 1,616 MB/s
4K Read 47.4
4K Write 184
4K Mixed 74.7
265% 102 MB/s
DQ Read 1,264
DQ Write 1,077
DQ Mixed 1,171
877% 1,170 MB/s
925GB free
Firmware: 101140WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1809 1396 1378 1401 1401 1398 MB/s
Read 1,835
Write 2,102
Mixed 1,664
SusWrite 1,464
398% 1,766 MB/s
4K Read 37.8
4K Write 142
4K Mixed 64.6
215% 81.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,054
DQ Write 904
DQ Mixed 975
732% 978 MB/s
380GB free
Firmware: 1011 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1841 1412 1405 1406 1406 492 MB/s
Read 1,510
Write 2,102
Mixed 1,718
SusWrite 1,327
377% 1664 MB/s
4K Read 44.5
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 66.5
226% 82.9 MB/s
DQ Read 800
DQ Write 725
DQ Mixed 755
569% 760 MB/s
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Typical Black NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB (2018) Builds (Compare 9,945 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 132%
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Desktop
Desktop 142%
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Workstation
Workstation 136%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z390-E GAMING - $232

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 144% - Outstanding Total price: $1,707

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