Average Bench: 233% (61st of 1058)

Based on 105,284 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WDS100T2B0C-00PXH0, NVMe WDC WDS100T2B0C-, WDC WDS1 00T2B0C-00PXH0, WDC WDS1 00T2B0C-00PX

Outstanding average bench

The WD Blue SN550 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB averaged 133.1% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WD Blue SN550 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 1,019MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 1,185MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Blue SN550 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB is 95.9%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the WD Blue SN550 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 814MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 48.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 105,284 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,133 Read 1,502 1,597
1,152 Write 1,659 1,859
1,025 Mixed 1,313 1,478
509 SusWrite 814 963
297% 1,322 MB/s
Min Avg Max
37.5 4K Read 48.7 55.4
82.7 4K Write 163 222
49.1 4K Mixed 71.5 84.7
252% 94.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
709 DQ Read 1,185 1,531
336 DQ Write 862 1,213
472 DQ Mixed 1,019 1,340
763% 1,022 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
796GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211210WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1425 828 831 835 832 832 MB/s
Read 1,522
Write 1,443
Mixed 1,212
SusWrite 930
287% 1,277 MB/s
4K Read 56.9
4K Write 258
4K Mixed 87.5
335% 134 MB/s
DQ Read 1,608
DQ Write 1,230
DQ Mixed 1,408
1,056% 1,415 MB/s
225GB free
Firmware: 211210WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1509 834 602 467 495 455 MB/s
Read 1,478
Write 1,738
Mixed 1,381
SusWrite 727
300% 1,331 MB/s
4K Read 51
4K Write 224
4K Mixed 79.1
297% 118 MB/s
DQ Read 1,682
DQ Write 1,429
DQ Mixed 1567
1,171% 1,559 MB/s
439GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211070WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1405 888 848 767 592 531 MB/s
Read 1,570
Write 1795
Mixed 1,400
SusWrite 838
315% 1,401 MB/s
4K Read 53.1
4K Write 181
4K Mixed 80.3
279% 105 MB/s
DQ Read 1,166
DQ Write 768
DQ Mixed 986
730% 973 MB/s
578GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211070WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1500 835 839 694 706 691 MB/s
Read 1,530
Write 1,747
Mixed 1,248
SusWrite 877
304% 1,351 MB/s
4K Read 48.4
4K Write 135
4K Mixed 61.9
224% 81.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,224
DQ Write 798
DQ Mixed 999
748% 1,007 MB/s
838GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 233010WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1144 364 377 371 378 374 MB/s
Read 1,504
Write 1,821
Mixed 1,417
SusWrite 501
295% 1,311 MB/s
4K Read 47.7
4K Write 171
4K Mixed 70.1
253% 96.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,330
DQ Write 1,124
DQ Mixed 1,238
925% 1,231 MB/s
823GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211210WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1263 830 828 815 829 821 MB/s
Read 1,652
Write 1,770
Mixed 1,574
SusWrite 898
332% 1,474 MB/s
4K Read 43
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 63.7
213% 77.3 MB/s
DQ Read 792
DQ Write 725
DQ Mixed 710
546% 742 MB/s
563GB free
Firmware: 211210WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1519 830 829 834 837 826 MB/s
Read 1579
Write 1,849
Mixed 1453
SusWrite 946
328% 1,457 MB/s
4K Read 32.8
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 52.7
184% 70.7 MB/s
DQ Read 763
DQ Write 488
DQ Mixed 658
482% 637 MB/s
503GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211210WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1517 813 584 425 463 437 MB/s
Read 1,591
Write 1738
Mixed 1,352
SusWrite 707
302% 1,347 MB/s
4K Read 46.9
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 61.7
212% 75 MB/s
DQ Read 860
DQ Write 538
DQ Mixed 746
543% 715 MB/s
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Typical Blue SN550 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB Builds (Compare 72,769 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Desktop 92%
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Workstation 106%
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Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WI-FI) - $169

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $1,153

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Excellent

5 months ago.

Very modern day SSD with plenty of quick and good value storage. Just bought it for 125$ CAD and it's incredibly quick and Its great value. The advertised speed is 2400mbs (2.4GB) with a 5-year warranty. Definitely one of the best value SSDs on the market.


Excellent

12 months ago.

Amazing performance for the price and solid reliability.


Good

11 months ago.

userbenchmark has the big gaeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee


Excellent

13 months ago.

amazon has best review system 4.5 star on amazon means 12.5 percent people are having problem. but this m.2 has 5 stars on amazon immediately, i changed my mind to buy this instead of Samsung.


Excellent

2 days ago.

kind of slow nvme for the price of a sata ssd


Excellent

18 months ago.

Large volume and high speed!)


Excellent

8 months ago.

Excellent value for it's speed and capacity, at comfortably under £100 well worth a buy.


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