Average Bench: 228% (83rd of 1080)

Based on 180,890 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 128.1% 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 1,052MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 1,232MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Blue SN550 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB is 112%. 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 725MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 48.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 180,890 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,098 Read 1,471 1,595
1,075 Write 1,653 1,880
864 Mixed 1,307 1,483
419 SusWrite 725 961
290% 1,289 MB/s
Min Avg Max
33.5 4K Read 48.1 55.4
77.2 4K Write 165 251
44.8 4K Mixed 70.6 85.3
250% 94.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
746 DQ Read 1,232 1,665
316 DQ Write 914 1,407
453 DQ Mixed 1,052 1,459
792% 1,066 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
730GB free
Firmware: 211210WD Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1548 837 840 841 843 846 MB/s
Read 1,598
Write 1,868
Mixed 1,467
SusWrite 959
332% 1,473 MB/s
4K Read 54
4K Write 191
4K Mixed 80.7
286% 109 MB/s
DQ Read 1,340
DQ Write 1054
DQ Mixed 1,174
885% 1,189 MB/s
129GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211070WD Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1426 824 333 217 230 204 MB/s
Read 1,594
Write 1770
Mixed 1397
SusWrite 539
297% 1,325 MB/s
4K Read 53.5
4K Write 189
4K Mixed 80.8
285% 108 MB/s
DQ Read 1,287
DQ Write 945
DQ Mixed 1,089
821% 1,107 MB/s
690GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211210WD Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1363 839 830 796 660 643 MB/s
Read 1,383
Write 1,719
Mixed 1,254
SusWrite 855
294% 1,303 MB/s
4K Read 42.2
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 61.5
204% 73.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,282
DQ Write 873
DQ Mixed 1,063
798% 1,073 MB/s
287GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 233010WD Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1293 328 337 343 269 342 MB/s
Read 1,334
Write 1,617
Mixed 1,197
SusWrite 485
260% 1,158 MB/s
4K Read 43
4K Write 190
4K Mixed 66.3
251% 99.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,323
DQ Write 1,221
DQ Mixed 1,331
982% 1,292 MB/s
118GB free
Firmware: 211210WD Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1479 844 700 614 609 623 MB/s
Read 1,531
Write 1,621
Mixed 1,339
SusWrite 812
298% 1,326 MB/s
4K Read 38.1
4K Write 80.8
4K Mixed 50.7
166% 56.5 MB/s
DQ Read 764
DQ Write 545
DQ Mixed 666
494% 658 MB/s
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Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WI-FI) - $185

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $1,069

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Excellent

3 years 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

3 years ago.

Amazing performance for the price and solid reliability.


Terrible

2 years ago.

Western Digital replaced TLC with QLC NAND in Blue SN550 (recognizable by firmware id 233010WD). This is why the peformance shows terrible consistency. The new SN550 with TLC performes significantly worse then the old one. WD is supposedly offering a free replacement.


Good

3 years ago.

userbenchmark has the big gaeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee


Excellent

3 years 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 years ago.

kind of slow nvme for the price of a sata ssd


Excellent

19 months ago.

A fast drive for a good price.


Excellent

4 years ago.

Large volume and high speed!)


Excellent

2 years ago.

Works good, great value imo


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