Average Bench: 233% (60th of 1058)

Based on 1,395 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC WD BLACK SDBPNTY-512G-1106

Outstanding average bench

The WDC WD BLACK SDBPNTY-512G-1106 512GB averaged 132.9% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WDC WD BLACK SDBPNTY-512G-1106 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 986MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 1,839MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC WD BLACK SDBPNTY-512G-1106 512GB is 85.7%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the WDC WD BLACK SDBPNTY-512G-1106 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 45.1MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 907MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,395 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,099 Read 1,715 2,014
1,279 Write 1,839 2280
1,094 Mixed 1,425 1,754
597 SusWrite 907 1,034
331% 1,472 MB/s
Min Avg Max
36 4K Read 45.1 51.6
96.3 4K Write 135 186
50.9 4K Mixed 64.3 77
222% 81.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
857 DQ Read 1,108 1,365
402 DQ Write 700 1,093
724 DQ Mixed 986 1,240
713% 932 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
201GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPS2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1232 959 1004 997 994 997 MB/s
Read 2,038
Write 2,318
Mixed 1,743
SusWrite 1,030
401% 1,782 MB/s
4K Read 53.3
4K Write 220
4K Mixed 81.1
301% 118 MB/s
DQ Read 1343
DQ Write 1,115
DQ Mixed 1,216
914% 1,225 MB/s
420GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPS2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1139 1001 1001 1003 1004 1002 MB/s
Read 2,030
Write 2,283
Mixed 1,703
SusWrite 1025
396% 1,760 MB/s
4K Read 42.6
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 61.3
205% 73.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,243
DQ Write 963
DQ Mixed 1,105
826% 1,104 MB/s
141GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPS2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 972 675 688 636 591 582 MB/s
Read 2,028
Write 2,284
Mixed 1,748
SusWrite 691
379% 1,688 MB/s
4K Read 51
4K Write 174
4K Mixed 77.1
268% 101 MB/s
DQ Read 1,175
DQ Write 904
DQ Mixed 1,036
776% 1,038 MB/s
361GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPS2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1083 967 975 977 978 976 MB/s
Read 1,842
Write 2,035
Mixed 1,671
SusWrite 993
368% 1,635 MB/s
4K Read 39.8
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 55.6
189% 68.1 MB/s
DQ Read 952
DQ Write 682
DQ Mixed 825
614% 820 MB/s
237GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPS2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 606 686 703 641 626 690 MB/s
Read 1,883
Write 1,539
Mixed 1,390
SusWrite 659
306% 1,368 MB/s
4K Read 44.3
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 63.5
218% 79.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,070
DQ Write 391
DQ Mixed 1,147
738% 869 MB/s
391GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPS2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 994 929 930 858 885 913 MB/s
Read 944
Write 900
Mixed 754
SusWrite 918
198% 879 MB/s
4K Read 20.1
4K Write 58.7
4K Mixed 36.4
108% 38.4 MB/s
DQ Read 811
DQ Write 352
DQ Mixed 850
559% 671 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,241,806 SSDs tested.

Typical WD BLACK SDBPNTY-512G-1106 512GB Builds (Compare 6,534 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 82%
Aircraft carrier

System: HP OMEN 30L Desktop GT13-0xxx

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $699

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