Average Bench: 97.7% (265th of 1072)

Based on 74,123 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC WDS100T2B0A-00SM50

Excellent average bench

The WDC WDS100T2B0A-00SM50 1TB averaged just 2.2% 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 199MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 40.9MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC WDS100T2B0A-00SM50 1TB is 52.4%. 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 317MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 349MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 74,123 samples)
Min Avg Max
282 Read 424 501
295 Write 413 483
174 Mixed 317 401
153 SusWrite 349 464
84.6% 376 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.8 4K Read 32.1 40.3
46.9 4K Write 88.2 118
20.1 4K Mixed 40.9 54
148% 53.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
209 DQ Read 343 386
123 DQ Write 277 328
79.7 DQ Mixed 199 256
179% 273 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
244GB free
Firmware: 415000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 418 368 365 365 368 369 MB/s
Read 500
Write 456
Mixed 413
SusWrite 376
98% 436 MB/s
4K Read 38.2
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 50.9
177% 63.8 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 256
218% 320 MB/s
139GB free
Firmware: 415000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 403 366 367 369 361 317 MB/s
Read 485
Write 441
Mixed 313
SusWrite 364
90% 401 MB/s
4K Read 38.7
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 38.5
164% 61.1 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 320
DQ Mixed 110
148% 272 MB/s
184GB free
Firmware: 411030WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 451 437 459 459 376 379 MB/s
Read 491
Write 474
Mixed 251
SusWrite 427
92% 411 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 70.2
4K Mixed 44.9
135% 47.2 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 301
DQ Mixed 252
212% 311 MB/s
704GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 415020WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 376 357 363 354 363 355 MB/s
Read 452
Write 410
Mixed 371
SusWrite 361
90% 398 MB/s
4K Read 22.1
4K Write 67.6
4K Mixed 36
115% 41.9 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 316
DQ Mixed 117
151% 271 MB/s
189GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 401020WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 199 154 124 134 133 108 MB/s
Read 412
Write 291
Mixed 312
SusWrite 142
64% 289 MB/s
4K Read 24.1
4K Write 74
4K Mixed 28.8
113% 42.3 MB/s
DQ Read 220
DQ Write 167
DQ Mixed 135
116% 174 MB/s
85GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 415020WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 285 86 118 113 112 96 MB/s
Read 341
Write 423
Mixed 168
SusWrite 135
60% 267 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 73.7
4K Mixed 23.1
104% 40 MB/s
DQ Read 366
DQ Write 192
DQ Mixed 238
188% 265 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 75,677,398 SSDs tested

Typical WDS100T2B0A-00SM50 1TB Builds (Compare 32,011 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
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Gaming 113%
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Desktop
Desktop 96%
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Workstation
Workstation 104%
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Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $246

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 118% - Outstanding Total price: $748

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