Average Bench: 171% (119th of 1058)

Based on 606 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC PC SN730 SDBPNTY-256G-1027

Outstanding average bench

The WDC PC SN730 SDBPNTY-256G-1027 256GB averaged 70.9% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WDC PC SN730 SDBPNTY-256G-1027 256GB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 575MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 1,459MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC PC SN730 SDBPNTY-256G-1027 256GB is 71.5%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the WDC PC SN730 SDBPNTY-256G-1027 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 475MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 36.1MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 606 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,096 Read 1,514 1,781
1,030 Write 1,459 1,961
790 Mixed 1,251 1,544
378 SusWrite 475 532
263% 1,175 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.7 4K Read 36.1 46.8
67.7 4K Write 105 139
30.1 4K Mixed 48.7 66.4
173% 63.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
501 DQ Read 746 1,014
324 DQ Write 516 770
277 DQ Mixed 575 858
444% 612 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
95GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11110000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 30 26 30 30 30 30 MB/s
Read 4,160
Write 39.3
Mixed 79.8
SusWrite 29.4
224% 1,077 MB/s
4K Read 364
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 5.4
560% 124 MB/s
96GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11110000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 570 397 396 407 410 401 MB/s
Read 1,438
Write 1,302
Mixed 1,269
SusWrite 430
249% 1,110 MB/s
4K Read 38.5
4K Write 163
4K Mixed 69
233% 90.2 MB/s
DQ Read 982
DQ Write 610
DQ Mixed 533
468% 708 MB/s
189GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11110000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 473 464 398 415 425 408 MB/s
Read 1,474
Write 1,237
Mixed 1,151
SusWrite 430
240% 1,073 MB/s
4K Read 30.7
4K Write 87.1
4K Mixed 50.5
157% 56.1 MB/s
DQ Read 606
DQ Write 386
DQ Mixed 526
384% 506 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,304,253 SSDs tested.

Typical PC SN730 SDBPNTY-256G-1027 256GB Builds (Compare 3,102 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop 59%
Workstation 12%
Tree trunk

System: Huawei BOHK-WAX9X


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