Average Bench: 191% (96th of 1058)

Based on 2,041 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC PC SN730 SDBQNTY-512G-1014

Outstanding average bench

The WDC PC SN730 SDBQNTY-512G-1014 512GB averaged 91.0% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WDC PC SN730 SDBQNTY-512G-1014 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 703MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 1,920MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC PC SN730 SDBQNTY-512G-1014 512GB is 81.2%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the WDC PC SN730 SDBQNTY-512G-1014 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 95.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 39MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,041 samples)
Min Avg Max
889 Read 1,270 1,786
1,273 Write 1,920 2,155
1,007 Mixed 1,434 1,739
533 SusWrite 856 1,030
310% 1,370 MB/s
Min Avg Max
31.2 4K Read 39 45.5
64.5 4K Write 95.6 115
40.9 4K Mixed 53.8 63.2
179% 62.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
451 DQ Read 849 1,097
291 DQ Write 607 818
361 DQ Mixed 703 924
532% 720 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
255GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11101100
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1109 731 728 715 683 685 MB/s
Read 1,964
Write 1,986
Mixed 1,562
SusWrite 775
352% 1,572 MB/s
4K Read 46.7
4K Write 127
4K Mixed 66.4
223% 80 MB/s
DQ Read 1,065
DQ Write 518
DQ Mixed 734
560% 772 MB/s
375GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11101100
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1011 1049 978 987 994 991 MB/s
Read 1,163
Write 2,080
Mixed 1,439
SusWrite 1,002
322% 1,421 MB/s
4K Read 40.5
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 56
186% 65.7 MB/s
DQ Read 929
DQ Write 602
DQ Mixed 733
555% 755 MB/s
412GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11101100
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1161 998 999 1009 1005 856 MB/s
Read 1,156
Write 1,856
Mixed 1,398
SusWrite 1,005
307% 1,354 MB/s
4K Read 38
4K Write 94.1
4K Mixed 52.2
174% 61.4 MB/s
DQ Read 888
DQ Write 753
DQ Mixed 827
618% 823 MB/s
256GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11101100
SusWrite @10s intervals: 890 618 618 609 593 594 MB/s
Read 1,148
Write 1991
Mixed 1,469
SusWrite 654
298% 1,315 MB/s
4K Read 41.1
4K Write 98.6
4K Mixed 55.7
186% 65.1 MB/s
DQ Read 945
DQ Write 621
DQ Mixed 742
565% 769 MB/s
260GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11101100
SusWrite @10s intervals: 712 834 825 829 763 725 MB/s
Read 872
Write 1601
Mixed 1044
SusWrite 781
244% 1,075 MB/s
4K Read 28.3
4K Write 76.5
4K Mixed 38.8
133% 47.9 MB/s
DQ Read 887
DQ Write 558
DQ Mixed 687
522% 711 MB/s
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Typical PC SN730 SDBQNTY-512G-1014 512GB Builds (Compare 4,653 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk

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