Average Bench: 238% (52nd of 1040)

Based on 29,392 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 138.2% 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 1,063MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 1,202MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Blue SN550 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB is 94.1%. 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 879MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 48.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 29,392 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,079 Read 1,499 1,598
1,072 Write 1,654 1,851
933 Mixed 1,310 1,463
623 SusWrite 879 961
300% 1,335 MB/s
Min Avg Max
36.5 4K Read 48.7 54.6
86.1 4K Write 159 207
52.1 4K Mixed 71.9 84.1
250% 93.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
769 DQ Read 1,202 1,559
380 DQ Write 923 1,263
438 DQ Mixed 1,063 1,382
795% 1,062 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
414GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211070WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1337 828 829 833 829 834 MB/s
Read 1,571
Write 1,758
Mixed 1,410
SusWrite 915
318% 1,414 MB/s
4K Read 52.6
4K Write 168
4K Mixed 78.5
269% 99.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1338
DQ Write 1,129
DQ Mixed 1,223
919% 1,230 MB/s
774GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211070WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1545 825 828 832 831 828 MB/s
Read 1,563
Write 1,801
Mixed 1,352
SusWrite 948
319% 1,416 MB/s
4K Read 50.1
4K Write 175
4K Mixed 76.2
266% 100 MB/s
DQ Read 1,278
DQ Write 876
DQ Mixed 1,132
830% 1095 MB/s
561GB free
Firmware: 211070WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1553 808 809 812 810 809 MB/s
Read 1,535
Write 1,844
Mixed 1,381
SusWrite 934
321% 1,423 MB/s
4K Read 46.5
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 69.2
233% 85.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,278
DQ Write 1,003
DQ Mixed 1,135
851% 1,139 MB/s
852GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211070WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1380 864 835 835 836 838 MB/s
Read 1564
Write 1,794
Mixed 1,404
SusWrite 931
320% 1,423 MB/s
4K Read 47.4
4K Write 150
4K Mixed 69.4
240% 88.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,206
DQ Write 915
DQ Mixed 1,092
808% 1,071 MB/s
879GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211070WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1283 843 844 849 850 854 MB/s
Read 1,590
Write 1,743
Mixed 1,226
SusWrite 920
308% 1,370 MB/s
4K Read 49.9
4K Write 133
4K Mixed 68.1
233% 83.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,009
DQ Write 642
DQ Mixed 907
654% 853 MB/s
716GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211070WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1379 828 830 834 834 835 MB/s
Read 1,588
Write 1,745
Mixed 1,382
SusWrite 923
317% 1,410 MB/s
4K Read 48.3
4K Write 142
4K Mixed 71.4
240% 87.1 MB/s
DQ Read 726
DQ Write 695
DQ Mixed 701
529% 707 MB/s
836GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211070WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 627 783 764 786 785 776 MB/s
Read 1,095
Write 755
Mixed 761
SusWrite 754
188% 841 MB/s
4K Read 39
4K Write 170
4K Mixed 64.4
231% 91 MB/s
DQ Read 1,304
DQ Write 763
DQ Mixed 715
618% 927 MB/s
682GB free
Firmware: 211070WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1353 794 797 837 834 729 MB/s
Read 1,581
Write 1,748
Mixed 1,418
SusWrite 891
317% 1,410 MB/s
4K Read 51.1
4K Write 62.7
4K Mixed 56
182% 56.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,312
DQ Write 93
DQ Mixed 206
275% 537 MB/s
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Workstation 112%
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Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WI-FI) - $189

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,138

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Excellent

2 months ago.

Amazing performance for the price and solid reliability.


Good

1 month ago.

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Excellent

3 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

3 months ago.

Objectively infallible for everyone short of an extreme workstation needing to save time in every place possible or a power user trying to achieve peak read/writes for bragging.


Excellent

8 months ago.

Large volume and high speed!)


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