Average Bench: 238% (47th of 1026)

Based on 8,531 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 138.0% 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 1,062MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 1,210MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Blue SN550 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB is 87.6%. 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 878MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 49.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,531 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,083 Read 1,487 1,597
1,076 Write 1,637 1,854
833 Mixed 1,287 1,470
646 SusWrite 878 958
297% 1,322 MB/s
Min Avg Max
34.9 4K Read 49.5 54.5
75 4K Write 158 202
45.2 4K Mixed 71.5 83.4
250% 93.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
731 DQ Read 1,210 1,580
191 DQ Write 935 1,289
320 DQ Mixed 1,062 1,417
797% 1,069 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
676GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211070WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1376 814 866 829 828 827 MB/s
Read 1,585
Write 1,726
Mixed 1,336
SusWrite 923
313% 1,392 MB/s
4K Read 53.2
4K Write 183
4K Mixed 79
278% 105 MB/s
DQ Read 1,278
DQ Write 1,090
DQ Mixed 1,179
885% 1,182 MB/s
394GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211070WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1261 853 827 830 824 827 MB/s
Read 1,460
Write 1,602
Mixed 1,390
SusWrite 904
302% 1339 MB/s
4K Read 53.3
4K Write 195
4K Mixed 81.8
289% 110 MB/s
DQ Read 1,308
DQ Write 1,099
DQ Mixed 1,206
903% 1,204 MB/s
658GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211070WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1310 813 797 744 784 803 MB/s
Read 1,593
Write 1,752
Mixed 1,298
SusWrite 875
310% 1,379 MB/s
4K Read 52.4
4K Write 182
4K Mixed 76.2
273% 103 MB/s
DQ Read 1,266
DQ Write 1,012
DQ Mixed 1,153
859% 1,144 MB/s
695GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211070WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1532 844 841 845 846 848 MB/s
Read 1,569
Write 1,800
Mixed 1423
SusWrite 960
324% 1,438 MB/s
4K Read 52.1
4K Write 170
4K Mixed 77.9
268% 99.8 MB/s
DQ Read 938
DQ Write 660
DQ Mixed 853
623% 817 MB/s
649GB free
Firmware: 211070WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1300 843 846 843 846 848 MB/s
Read 1,555
Write 1,383
Mixed 1,102
SusWrite 921
278% 1,240 MB/s
4K Read 44
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 62.8
212% 76.2 MB/s
DQ Read 980
DQ Write 465
DQ Mixed 902
622% 782 MB/s
856GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211070WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1225 821 816 822 829 1098 MB/s
Read 1242
Write 785
Mixed 808
SusWrite 935
211% 943 MB/s
4K Read 39.1
4K Write 77.4
4K Mixed 51.1
166% 55.9 MB/s
DQ Read 768
DQ Write 640
DQ Mixed 717
534% 708 MB/s
856GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211070WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1435 830 820 765 763 807 MB/s
Read 960
Write 805
Mixed 788
SusWrite 903
194% 864 MB/s
4K Read 38
4K Write 78.7
4K Mixed 51.5
165% 56.1 MB/s
DQ Read 772
DQ Write 657
DQ Mixed 720
538% 716 MB/s
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Typical Blue SN550 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB Builds (Compare 40,964 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 102%
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Desktop 111%
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Workstation
Workstation 95%
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Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $884

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