Average Bench: 248% (50th of 1058)

Based on 6,319 user benchmarks.  Models: WDS100T2X0C-00L350, NVMe WDS100T2X0C-00L3

Outstanding average bench

The WD Black NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB (2018) averaged 148.2% 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 942MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 1,892MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Black NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB (2018) is 144%. 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 138MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,319 samples)
Min Avg Max
869 Read 1,713 1941
1,032 Write 1,892 2,326
763 Mixed 1,552 1,830
558 SusWrite 1,140 1,492
355% 1,574 MB/s
Min Avg Max
31.7 4K Read 43.2 49.9
58.6 4K Write 138 198
41.9 4K Mixed 63 77.1
219% 81.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
551 DQ Read 1,109 1,582
123 DQ Write 797 1,293
229 DQ Mixed 942 1,406
707% 949 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
326GB free
Firmware: 101200WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1899 1409 1413 1411 1413 1407 MB/s
Read 1,932
Write 2,274
Mixed 1,818
SusWrite 1492
424% 1,879 MB/s
4K Read 46.8
4K Write 160
4K Mixed 69.2
244% 91.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,264
DQ Write 1,080
DQ Mixed 1135
861% 1,160 MB/s
754GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 101110WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1192 1145 1415 1413 1412 1411 MB/s
Read 1,863
Write 2,154
Mixed 1,685
SusWrite 1,331
396% 1,758 MB/s
4K Read 36.9
4K Write 142
4K Mixed 63.3
212% 80.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,787
DQ Write 1,420
DQ Mixed 1,529
1,165% 1,579 MB/s
419GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 101020WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1393 916 989 998 1010 1020 MB/s
Read 1,870
Write 2,155
Mixed 1,734
SusWrite 1,055
384% 1,704 MB/s
4K Read 39.6
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 60.4
201% 73.5 MB/s
DQ Read 872
DQ Write 584
DQ Mixed 788
572% 748 MB/s
173GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 101110WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1397 472 472 483 475 469 MB/s
Read 1,869
Write 2,236
Mixed 1,781
SusWrite 628
366% 1,629 MB/s
4K Read 46.1
4K Write 161
4K Mixed 70.4
245% 92.5 MB/s
DQ Read 977
DQ Write 726
DQ Mixed 895
657% 866 MB/s
130GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 101140WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 934 657 606 615 579 283 MB/s
Read 1,756
Write 1,776
Mixed 1,490
SusWrite 612
316% 1,409 MB/s
4K Read 47.3
4K Write 169
4K Mixed 72.3
254% 96.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,097
DQ Write 736
DQ Mixed 933
692% 922 MB/s
127GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 101140WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 704 345 357 339 339 345 MB/s
Read 1,821
Write 2010
Mixed 1,539
SusWrite 404
324% 1,444 MB/s
4K Read 33.7
4K Write 10.6
4K Mixed 13.8
74% 19.4 MB/s
DQ Read 999
DQ Write 552
DQ Mixed 779
579% 777 MB/s
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Typical Black NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB (2018) Builds (Compare 13,592 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 98%
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Desktop
Desktop 88%
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Workstation
Workstation 98%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX X470-F GAMING - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,284

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