Average Bench: 235% (60th of 1058)

Based on 83,650 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 135.4% 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 1,051MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 1,205MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Blue SN550 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB is 90.7%. 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 838MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 48.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 83,650 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,088 Read 1,488 1,598
1084 Write 1,651 1,855
982 Mixed 1,306 1,469
551 SusWrite 838 959
297% 1,321 MB/s
Min Avg Max
35.7 4K Read 48.7 55
82.1 4K Write 162 221
48.1 4K Mixed 71.4 84.4
251% 94 MB/s
Min Avg Max
726 DQ Read 1,205 1,581
319 DQ Write 917 1,281
415 DQ Mixed 1,051 1,388
788% 1,057 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
895GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211070WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1423 833 816 847 846 845 MB/s
Read 1,533
Write 1,440
Mixed 1,099
SusWrite 935
281% 1,252 MB/s
4K Read 51.7
4K Write 202
4K Mixed 80.3
288% 111 MB/s
DQ Read 1,559
DQ Write 1,288
DQ Mixed 1,410
1,059% 1,419 MB/s
891GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211210WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1391 825 895 831 826 831 MB/s
Read 1600
Write 1,770
Mixed 1,428
SusWrite 933
322% 1,433 MB/s
4K Read 54.6
4K Write 201
4K Mixed 82.4
295% 113 MB/s
DQ Read 1,266
DQ Write 1,050
DQ Mixed 1,165
870% 1,160 MB/s
815GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211210WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1329 892 831 834 837 836 MB/s
Read 1,576
Write 1,818
Mixed 1,470
SusWrite 927
326% 1,448 MB/s
4K Read 52.5
4K Write 196
4K Mixed 78.8
284% 109 MB/s
DQ Read 1,315
DQ Write 1,047
DQ Mixed 1,193
890% 1,185 MB/s
100GB free
Firmware: 211210WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1475 831 384 139 158 142 MB/s
Read 1,557
Write 1,478
Mixed 1261
SusWrite 522
270% 1,204 MB/s
4K Read 47.8
4K Write 158
4K Mixed 70.5
246% 92 MB/s
DQ Read 1648
DQ Write 1,350
DQ Mixed 1,486
1,116% 1,495 MB/s
892GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211070WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1101 796 766 769 828 838 MB/s
Read 1,566
Write 1,448
Mixed 1,292
SusWrite 850
289% 1,289 MB/s
4K Read 48.2
4K Write 165
4K Mixed 65.4
244% 92.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,173
DQ Write 762
DQ Mixed 890
685% 942 MB/s
867GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211210WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1330 832 835 840 842 841 MB/s
Read 1,598
Write 1,797
Mixed 1,536
SusWrite 920
329% 1,463 MB/s
4K Read 49.9
4K Write 155
4K Mixed 71.6
250% 92.3 MB/s
DQ Read 811
DQ Write 684
DQ Mixed 724
549% 739 MB/s
824GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211210WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1310 806 823 794 781 773 MB/s
Read 1443
Write 1,732
Mixed 1,309
SusWrite 881
302% 1,341 MB/s
4K Read 34.6
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 59.2
191% 70.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1002
DQ Write 781
DQ Mixed 866
655% 883 MB/s
408GB free
Firmware: 211070WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1396 832 806 800 821 790 MB/s
Read 1,490
Write 1,388
Mixed 1,055
SusWrite 908
272% 1,210 MB/s
4K Read 50.1
4K Write 66.2
4K Mixed 44.2
168% 53.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1005
DQ Write 77.8
DQ Mixed 165
215% 416 MB/s
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Workstation 106%
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Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WI-FI) - $191

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $1,196

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1 month ago.

Great SSD for the price. Not sure why the rankings/% is messed up though


Excellent

1 month 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

9 months ago.

Amazing performance for the price and solid reliability.


Good

8 months ago.

userbenchmark has the big gaeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee


Excellent

10 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

15 months ago.

Large volume and high speed!)


Excellent

5 months ago.

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


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