Average Bench: 222% (70th of 1059)

Based on 9,089 user benchmarks.  Model: WD Blue SN570 500GB

Outstanding average bench

The WD Blue SN570 500GB averaged 122.4% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WD Blue SN570 500GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 939MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 1,179MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Blue SN570 500GB is 126%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the WD Blue SN570 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 418MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 149MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,089 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,188 Read 1,852 2,088
1,027 Write 1,834 2,211
980 Mixed 1,582 1,844
331 SusWrite 418 460
318% 1,422 MB/s
Min Avg Max
35 4K Read 52.6 64.3
60.1 4K Write 149 233
42.2 4K Mixed 69.9 88.9
248% 90.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
514 DQ Read 1,179 1,462
247 DQ Write 905 1,423
323 DQ Mixed 939 1,128
730% 1,007 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
381GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 234110WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 772 369 377 383 385 380 MB/s
Read 1,990
Write 2,174
Mixed 1,872
SusWrite 444
364% 1,620 MB/s
4K Read 67.6
4K Write 240
4K Mixed 93.3
349% 134 MB/s
DQ Read 1,461
DQ Write 1,572
DQ Mixed 1,123
954% 1,385 MB/s
415GB free
Firmware: 234100WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 800 381 385 383 385 386 MB/s
Read 2,060
Write 2,012
Mixed 1,740
SusWrite 453
351% 1,567 MB/s
4K Read 62.1
4K Write 171
4K Mixed 82.9
291% 105 MB/s
DQ Read 1,328
DQ Write 1,038
DQ Mixed 1,124
857% 1,163 MB/s
300GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 234100WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 812 372 382 391 387 390 MB/s
Read 2,084
Write 2,239
Mixed 1,848
SusWrite 456
371% 1,657 MB/s
4K Read 58.7
4K Write 166
4K Mixed 77.5
276% 101 MB/s
DQ Read 1193
DQ Write 932
DQ Mixed 1,042
785% 1,056 MB/s
328GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 234100WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 798 372 376 380 371 386 MB/s
Read 2,049
Write 2,137
Mixed 1,648
SusWrite 447
352% 1,570 MB/s
4K Read 55.4
4K Write 158
4K Mixed 72.9
261% 95.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,340
DQ Write 1023
DQ Mixed 1083
837% 1,149 MB/s
297GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 234100WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 783 380 371 384 384 372 MB/s
Read 2,030
Write 2,142
Mixed 1,755
SusWrite 446
357% 1,593 MB/s
4K Read 55.8
4K Write 162
4K Mixed 74.2
265% 97.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,229
DQ Write 945
DQ Mixed 1,059
800% 1,078 MB/s
193GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 234110WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 703 374 372 382 386 387 MB/s
Read 1,975
Write 2,100
Mixed 1,796
SusWrite 434
353% 1,576 MB/s
4K Read 59
4K Write 155
4K Mixed 76.9
270% 96.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1179
DQ Write 947
DQ Mixed 1,051
790% 1,059 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 59,025,690 SSDs tested.

Typical Blue SN570 500GB Builds (Compare 4,802 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 97%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B560 DS3H AC-Y1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $380

Popular Blue SN570 500GB compatible motherboards:

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