Average Bench: 203% (82nd of 1058)

Based on 1,723 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC WDBA3V5000ANC-WRSN

Outstanding average bench

The WDC WDBA3V5000ANC-WRSN 500GB averaged 102.8% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WDC WDBA3V5000ANC-WRSN 500GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 840MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 1,077MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC WDBA3V5000ANC-WRSN 500GB is 93.9%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the WDC WDBA3V5000ANC-WRSN 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 452MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 50.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,723 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,040 Read 1,490 1,595
811 Write 1,484 1,701
758 Mixed 1,171 1,338
309 SusWrite 452 514
257% 1,149 MB/s
Min Avg Max
33.1 4K Read 50.6 54.6
60 4K Write 147 206
39 4K Mixed 67.2 81.6
241% 88.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
517 DQ Read 1,077 1,261
134 DQ Write 792 1,221
225 DQ Mixed 840 1,005
653% 903 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
411GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211070WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 865 424 425 425 426 427 MB/s
Read 1,598
Write 1,644
Mixed 1,270
SusWrite 499
281% 1,253 MB/s
4K Read 55.9
4K Write 222
4K Mixed 84.1
310% 121 MB/s
DQ Read 1,256
DQ Write 1,091
DQ Mixed 1,006
800% 1,117 MB/s
422GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211210WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 779 429 428 429 429 429 MB/s
Read 1,594
Write 1,621
Mixed 1,197
SusWrite 487
274% 1,225 MB/s
4K Read 54.5
4K Write 194
4K Mixed 79.4
287% 109 MB/s
DQ Read 1264
DQ Write 921
DQ Mixed 984
765% 1,056 MB/s
426GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211210WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 783 430 428 430 430 430 MB/s
Read 1,604
Write 1,634
Mixed 1,332
SusWrite 488
283% 1,265 MB/s
4K Read 53.8
4K Write 195
4K Mixed 79.6
287% 109 MB/s
DQ Read 1237
DQ Write 857
DQ Mixed 987
753% 1027 MB/s
407GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211210WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 773 433 433 431 433 432 MB/s
Read 1,592
Write 1,624
Mixed 1,246
SusWrite 489
277% 1,238 MB/s
4K Read 54.1
4K Write 194
4K Mixed 79.3
286% 109 MB/s
DQ Read 1,095
DQ Write 884
DQ Mixed 978
735% 986 MB/s
336GB free
Firmware: 211210WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 849 424 426 428 427 429 MB/s
Read 1,545
Write 1,654
Mixed 1272
SusWrite 497
278% 1,242 MB/s
4K Read 48
4K Write 161
4K Mixed 69.9
248% 93.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1206
DQ Write 998
DQ Mixed 985
770% 1,063 MB/s
159GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211070WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 753 472 253 242 246 243 MB/s
Read 1,578
Write 1,625
Mixed 1,230
SusWrite 368
269% 1,200 MB/s
4K Read 46.4
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 64.4
214% 75.2 MB/s
DQ Read 802
DQ Write 482
DQ Mixed 681
496% 655 MB/s
387GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211070WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 827 397 421 412 426 378 MB/s
Read 1,443
Write 1,246
Mixed 768
SusWrite 477
219% 984 MB/s
4K Read 49.2
4K Write 60.2
4K Mixed 49.1
169% 52.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,046
DQ Write 97.9
DQ Mixed 183
232% 442 MB/s
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Typical WDBA3V5000ANC-WRSN 500GB Builds (Compare 81,913 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $109

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $858

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