Average Bench: 98.9% (241st of 1058)

Based on 51,947 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC WDS100T2B0A-00SM50

Excellent average bench

The WDC WDS100T2B0A-00SM50 1TB averaged just 1.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WDC WDS100T2B0A-00SM50 1TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 198MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 41.9MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC WDS100T2B0A-00SM50 1TB is 48.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WDC WDS100T2B0A-00SM50 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 318MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 367MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 51,947 samples)
Min Avg Max
324 Read 440 502
315 Write 420 483
205 Mixed 318 397
201 SusWrite 367 464
86.9% 386 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.2 4K Read 31.6 40.4
47.3 4K Write 85.9 114
25.6 4K Mixed 41.9 53.4
147% 53.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
161 DQ Read 329 386
119 DQ Write 272 329
95.3 DQ Mixed 198 257
176% 266 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
809GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 415000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 384 360 366 367 369 368 MB/s
Read 501
Write 487
Mixed 357
SusWrite 369
96% 429 MB/s
4K Read 40.2
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 54
190% 69.2 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 259
221% 325 MB/s
837GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 401020WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 56 456 454 419 460 455 MB/s
Read 400
Write 296
Mixed 368
SusWrite 383
81% 362 MB/s
4K Read 41.4
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 54.1
192% 69.8 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 308
DQ Mixed 226
202% 306 MB/s
931GB free
Firmware: 415020WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 465 416 371 376 367 377 MB/s
Read 496
Write 486
Mixed 407
SusWrite 395
100% 446 MB/s
4K Read 37.7
4K Write 99.2
4K Mixed 49.9
174% 62.3 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 256
218% 321 MB/s
512GB free
Firmware: 401000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 446 453 453 453 453 454 MB/s
Read 500
Write 438
Mixed 365
SusWrite 452
99% 439 MB/s
4K Read 28.2
4K Write 94.3
4K Mixed 47.8
154% 56.8 MB/s
DQ Read 220
DQ Write 185
DQ Mixed 189
145% 198 MB/s
688GB free
Firmware: 401020WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 448 447 449 451 448 447 MB/s
Read 413
Write 384
Mixed 390
SusWrite 448
92% 409 MB/s
4K Read 37.1
4K Write 84.6
4K Mixed 46.6
161% 56.1 MB/s
DQ Read 198
DQ Write 186
DQ Mixed 190
143% 191 MB/s
931GB free
Firmware: 415020WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 408 359 327 376 379 373 MB/s
Read 471
Write 382
Mixed 347
SusWrite 370
88% 393 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 67.8
4K Mixed 40.4
132% 45.8 MB/s
DQ Read 357
DQ Write 285
DQ Mixed 258
210% 300 MB/s
160GB free
Firmware: 415000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 326 228 359 280 97 175 MB/s
Read 488
Write 405
Mixed 392
SusWrite 244
86% 382 MB/s
4K Read 38.7
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 28.1
150% 57.3 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 246
DQ Mixed 130
147% 253 MB/s
931GB free
Firmware: 415020WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 361 342 333 331 357 365 MB/s
Read 448
Write 338
Mixed 327
SusWrite 348
82% 365 MB/s
4K Read 27.4
4K Write 60.1
4K Mixed 32.7
115% 40.1 MB/s
DQ Read 356
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 252
207% 297 MB/s
754GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 411040WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 340 338 406 413 428 402 MB/s
Read 458
Write 370
Mixed 259
SusWrite 388
83% 369 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 25.7
4K Mixed 25.9
86% 25.9 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 88.6
DQ Mixed 162
138% 211 MB/s
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Typical WDS100T2B0A-00SM50 1TB Builds (Compare 93,577 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 100%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
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Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $1,000

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