Average Bench: 189% (96th of 1058)

Based on 2,759 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC PC SN730 SDBQNTY-512G-1014

Outstanding average bench

The WDC PC SN730 SDBQNTY-512G-1014 512GB averaged 89.5% 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.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 701MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 1,947MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC PC SN730 SDBQNTY-512G-1014 512GB is 80.3%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the WDC PC SN730 SDBQNTY-512G-1014 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 94.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 38.9MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 2,759 samples)
Min Avg Max
888 Read 1,255 1,583
1,367 Write 1,947 2,153
1,046 Mixed 1,447 1,693
475 SusWrite 846 1,025
311% 1,374 MB/s
Min Avg Max
30.1 4K Read 38.9 43.8
65.9 4K Write 94.6 109
39.3 4K Mixed 53.5 59.7
178% 62.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
508 DQ Read 856 1,063
316 DQ Write 601 805
388 DQ Mixed 701 925
531% 719 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
308GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11101100
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1145 1018 1006 1011 692 455 MB/s
Read 1166
Write 2,009
Mixed 1,379
SusWrite 888
308% 1,361 MB/s
4K Read 40.3
4K Write 99.4
4K Mixed 55.4
185% 65 MB/s
DQ Read 830
DQ Write 505
DQ Mixed 627
478% 654 MB/s
280GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11101100
SusWrite @10s intervals: 693 380 259 141 56 60 MB/s
Read 1,130
Write 1,766
Mixed 1,334
SusWrite 265
254% 1,124 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 63.8
4K Mixed 42
138% 46.3 MB/s
DQ Read 354
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 318
238% 318 MB/s
2,759 MORE »

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,076,815 SSDs tested.

Typical PC SN730 SDBQNTY-512G-1014 512GB Builds (Compare 6,319 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop 79%
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk

System: Acer Predator PH315-53


Popular PC SN730 SDBQNTY-512G-1014 512GB systems:

How Fast Is Your SSD? (Bench your build) Size up your PC in less than a minute.

Welcome to our freeware PC speed test tool. UserBenchmark will test your PC and compare the results to other users with the same components. You can quickly size up your PC, identify hardware problems and explore the best upgrades.

UserBenchmark of the month

How it works

  • - Download and run UserBenchMark.
  • - CPU tests include: integer, floating and string.
  • - GPU tests include: six 3D game simulations.
  • - Drive tests include: read, write, sustained write and mixed IO.
  • - RAM tests include: single/multi core bandwidth and latency.
  • - SkillBench (space shooter) tests user input accuracy.
  • - Reports are generated and presented on userbenchmark.com.
  • - Identify the strongest components in your PC.
  • - See speed test results from other users.
  • - Compare your components to the current market leaders.
  • - Explore your best upgrade options with a virtual PC build.
  • - Compare your in-game FPS to other users with your hardware.
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) September 2021 SSD Rankings.

Welcome to our 2.5" and M.2 SSD comparison. We calculate effective speed for both SATA and NVMe drives based on real world performance then adjust by current prices per GB to yield a value for money rating. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top SSDs. [SSDrivePro]


Group Test Results

  • Best user rated - User sentiment trumps benchmarks for this comparison.
  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance.
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.


1058 Drives (Compared) Thousands of user benchmarks compiled into one comparison list.

See how consistently different SSDs perform with varying real world conditions. The charts also illustrate overall performance, popularity and rank.

 Frequently Asked Questions

 Best User Rated

The Best.
Intel Core i5-11600K $270Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti $400Crucial MX500 250GB $44
Intel Core i5-11400F $260Nvidia RTX 3070 $500Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $183
Intel Core i7-11700K $346Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $52
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $74SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $35Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $77SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
Today's hottest deals
About  •  User Guide  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer  •  YouTube Feedback