Average Bench: 264% (35th of 1011)

Based on 2,938 user benchmarks.  Models: WDS100T2X0C-00L350, NVMe WDS100T2X0C-00L3

Outstanding average bench

The WD Black NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB (2018) averaged 164.1% 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. Sequential Write Speed 1,947MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Black NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB (2018) is 130%. 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 43.5MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 148MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,938 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,010 Read 1,733 1,935
1,062 Write 1,947 2,319
916 Mixed 1,587 1,831
752 SusWrite 1,277 1,489
369% 1,636 MB/s
Min Avg Max
31 4K Read 43.5 49.8
81.4 4K Write 148 198
42.1 4K Mixed 65 77.4
228% 85.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
309 DQ Read 1,151 1,735
305 DQ Write 941 1,400
370 DQ Mixed 1,048 1,553
784% 1,047 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
687GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 101140WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1628 1405 1411 1412 1408 1402 MB/s
Read 1,689
Write 1,570
Mixed 1,429
SusWrite 1,444
345% 1,533 MB/s
4K Read 49.4
4K Write 210
4K Mixed 77.3
285% 112 MB/s
DQ Read 1,447
DQ Write 1,240
DQ Mixed 1,325
998% 1,337 MB/s
465GB free
Firmware: 101140WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1890 1393 1397 1404 1405 1408 MB/s
Read 1,876
Write 2174
Mixed 1,762
SusWrite 1,483
411% 1,823 MB/s
4K Read 46.9
4K Write 180
4K Mixed 72.6
259% 99.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,434
DQ Write 941
DQ Mixed 1,168
876% 1,181 MB/s
292GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 101140WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1437 1408 1408 1411 1355 1346 MB/s
Read 1,942
Write 2,205
Mixed 1,788
SusWrite 1,394
413% 1,833 MB/s
4K Read 45.2
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 66
224% 81.6 MB/s
DQ Read 713
DQ Write 623
DQ Mixed 664
499% 666 MB/s
480GB free
Firmware: 101200WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1801 1403 1406 1442 1837 1400 MB/s
Read 1,588
Write 956
Mixed 1457
SusWrite 1,548
312% 1,387 MB/s
4K Read 41.3
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 60.7
207% 76 MB/s
DQ Read 605
DQ Write 965
DQ Mixed 620
516% 730 MB/s
302GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 101140WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1486 680 500 486 523 469 MB/s
Read 1864
Write 2038
Mixed 1,699
SusWrite 691
353% 1,573 MB/s
4K Read 45.2
4K Write 166
4K Mixed 68.1
244% 93.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1347
DQ Write 1,169
DQ Mixed 1,272
950% 1,263 MB/s
491GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 101110WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1527 931 919 951 939 978 MB/s
Read 1,915
Write 2,157
Mixed 1,766
SusWrite 1,041
387% 1,720 MB/s
4K Read 42.7
4K Write 135
4K Mixed 63.8
218% 80.6 MB/s
DQ Read 936
DQ Write 701
DQ Mixed 858
630% 831 MB/s
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Typical Black NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB (2018) Builds (Compare 18,123 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Desktop 111%
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Workstation 102%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX X470-F GAMING - $170

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $1,129

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