Average Bench: 199% (85th of 1058)

Based on 181 user benchmarks.  Model: NVMe WDC WDS500G2B0C-00PXH0

Outstanding average bench

The Nvme WDC WDS500G2B0C-00PXH0 500GB averaged 99.1% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Nvme WDC WDS500G2B0C-00PXH0 500GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 830MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 1,015MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvme WDC WDS500G2B0C-00PXH0 500GB is 101%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Nvme WDC WDS500G2B0C-00PXH0 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 468MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 46.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 181 samples)
Min Avg Max
994 Read 1,481 1,706
1,094 Write 1,553 1,717
984 Mixed 1,321 1,482
367 SusWrite 468 516
270% 1,206 MB/s
Min Avg Max
33.3 4K Read 46.5 56.3
78.2 4K Write 151 245
41 4K Mixed 65.7 85.2
234% 87.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
692 DQ Read 1,015 1,255
310 DQ Write 740 1,107
435 DQ Mixed 830 996
633% 862 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
262GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211210WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 481 462 420 419 423 425 MB/s
Read 1,474
Write 1,584
Mixed 1,405
SusWrite 438
275% 1,226 MB/s
4K Read 55.9
4K Write 219
4K Mixed 83.9
308% 119 MB/s
DQ Read 1,092
DQ Write 849
DQ Mixed 920
702% 953 MB/s
466GB free
Firmware: 211210WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 936 428 427 429 429 429 MB/s
Read 1,637
Write 1,754
Mixed 1,486
SusWrite 513
302% 1,347 MB/s
4K Read 46.8
4K Write 151
4K Mixed 65.8
235% 88 MB/s
DQ Read 1,060
DQ Write 813
DQ Mixed 892
679% 922 MB/s
183GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211070WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 894 420 298 272 273 261 MB/s
Read 1,563
Write 1,596
Mixed 1,379
SusWrite 403
277% 1,235 MB/s
4K Read 46.1
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 65.2
219% 78.4 MB/s
DQ Read 932
DQ Write 468
DQ Mixed 644
493% 681 MB/s
190GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211070WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 878 419 264 258 249 267 MB/s
Read 1,448
Write 1625
Mixed 1,353
SusWrite 389
270% 1,204 MB/s
4K Read 43.8
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 61.4
207% 73.9 MB/s
DQ Read 903
DQ Write 451
DQ Mixed 617
474% 657 MB/s
200GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211070WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 786 425 394 389 387 390 MB/s
Read 1,248
Write 1600
Mixed 1,258
SusWrite 462
257% 1,142 MB/s
4K Read 34.4
4K Write 83.3
4K Mixed 46.9
156% 54.9 MB/s
DQ Read 970
DQ Write 579
DQ Mixed 763
571% 771 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,184,172 SSDs tested.

Typical WDC WDS500G2B0C-00PXH0 500GB Builds (Compare 95 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship

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