Average Bench: 250% (39th of 1026)

Based on 3,587 user benchmarks.  Models: WDS100T2X0C-00L350, NVMe WDS100T2X0C-00L3

Outstanding average bench

The WD Black NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB (2018) averaged 149.6% 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 912MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 1,941MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Black NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB (2018) is 120%. 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 41.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 134MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,587 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,037 Read 1,739 1,937
1,184 Write 1,941 2,305
1,000 Mixed 1,582 1,818
687 SusWrite 1,174 1,486
362% 1,609 MB/s
Min Avg Max
29.3 4K Read 41.7 49.2
66.7 4K Write 134 192
42.7 4K Mixed 62.1 75.6
214% 79.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
552 DQ Read 1,106 1,663
107 DQ Write 792 1,313
194 DQ Mixed 912 1,415
691% 937 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
738GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 101110WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1128 1156 1414 1416 1414 1415 MB/s
Read 1,933
Write 2,263
Mixed 1,726
SusWrite 1,324
408% 1,812 MB/s
4K Read 45
4K Write 159
4K Mixed 68.4
240% 90.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,267
DQ Write 1,001
DQ Mixed 1,147
855% 1,138 MB/s
827GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 101110WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1694 1392 1384 1398 1404 1408 MB/s
Read 1,898
Write 2,136
Mixed 1,699
SusWrite 1,447
405% 1,795 MB/s
4K Read 44
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 63.4
216% 78.4 MB/s
DQ Read 947
DQ Write 578
DQ Mixed 793
583% 773 MB/s
809GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 101110WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1465 1284 1404 1410 1408 1406 MB/s
Read 1,630
Write 1,924
Mixed 1,748
SusWrite 1,396
378% 1,675 MB/s
4K Read 43.9
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 63.7
219% 80.7 MB/s
DQ Read 866
DQ Write 740
DQ Mixed 828
614% 811 MB/s
887GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 101140WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1300 1314 1321 1317 1321 1318 MB/s
Read 1,309
Write 1330
Mixed 1,267
SusWrite 1,315
295% 1,305 MB/s
4K Read 45.7
4K Write 135
4K Mixed 66.8
226% 82.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,066
DQ Write 902
DQ Mixed 991
740% 986 MB/s
326GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 101140WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1364 1366 1370 1391 1408 1117 MB/s
Read 1,877
Write 1,921
Mixed 1,662
SusWrite 1336
382% 1,699 MB/s
4K Read 38.3
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 53.8
187% 68.4 MB/s
DQ Read 841
DQ Write 569
DQ Mixed 753
549% 721 MB/s
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Typical Black NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB (2018) Builds (Compare 25,434 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 101%
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Desktop 111%
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Workstation
Workstation 100%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX X470-F GAMING - $185

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $1,280

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