Average Bench: 217% (75th of 1058)

Based on 258 user benchmarks.  Model: NVMe PC SN730 NVMe WDC 512GB

Outstanding average bench

The Nvme PC SN730 WDC 512GB averaged 117.5% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Nvme PC SN730 WDC 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 825MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 1,536MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvme PC SN730 WDC 512GB is 125%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Nvme PC SN730 WDC 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 43.9MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 917MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 258 samples)
Min Avg Max
997 Read 1,505 2,026
919 Write 1,536 2,273
917 Mixed 1,423 1,968
623 SusWrite 917 1,026
303% 1,345 MB/s
Min Avg Max
32.1 4K Read 43.9 51.8
78.3 4K Write 141 201
41.5 4K Mixed 62.1 79.4
221% 82.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
365 DQ Read 935 1,354
228 DQ Write 552 1,140
306 DQ Mixed 825 1,234
593% 771 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
407GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11150012 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1345 1013 1003 1004 1000 1003 MB/s
Read 2,024
Write 2,227
Mixed 1,974
SusWrite 1,062
410% 1,822 MB/s
4K Read 51.4
4K Write 197
4K Mixed 79.4
284% 109 MB/s
DQ Read 1,313
DQ Write 1,162
DQ Mixed 1,252
935% 1,242 MB/s
384GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11150012 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1217 1011 992 990 1006 996 MB/s
Read 1,985
Write 2,248
Mixed 1,920
SusWrite 1,035
404% 1,797 MB/s
4K Read 49.5
4K Write 182
4K Mixed 74.9
267% 102 MB/s
DQ Read 1,289
DQ Write 1,098
DQ Mixed 1,216
905% 1201 MB/s
352GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11150012 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 966 975 961 992 994 992 MB/s
Read 1,410
Write 1422
Mixed 1,296
SusWrite 980
288% 1,277 MB/s
4K Read 49.4
4K Write 158
4K Mixed 72.1
251% 93.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,026
DQ Write 432
DQ Mixed 888
616% 782 MB/s
328GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11150012 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1071 980 990 869 991 992 MB/s
Read 1,525
Write 1459
Mixed 1,370
SusWrite 982
300% 1,334 MB/s
4K Read 47.4
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 67.3
232% 84.8 MB/s
DQ Read 917
DQ Write 436
DQ Mixed 952
633% 768 MB/s
367GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11150012 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 992 985 992 965 978 991 MB/s
Read 1,476
Write 1,518
Mixed 1,336
SusWrite 984
299% 1,329 MB/s
4K Read 36.2
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 52.6
176% 63.6 MB/s
DQ Read 956
DQ Write 359
DQ Mixed 819
563% 711 MB/s
230GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11150012 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 808 680 647 625 639 628 MB/s
Read 1,390
Write 1,371
Mixed 1,289
SusWrite 671
265% 1,180 MB/s
4K Read 43.7
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 63.3
215% 78.3 MB/s
DQ Read 883
DQ Write 422
DQ Mixed 757
534% 687 MB/s
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Typical PC SN730 WDC 512GB Builds (Compare 1,029 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 88%
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Workstation
Workstation 22%
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