Average Bench: 217% (85th of 1074)

Based on 23,579 user benchmarks.  Model: WD Blue SN570 500GB

Outstanding average bench

The WD Blue SN570 NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB averaged 117.4% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WD Blue SN570 NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 914MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 1,159MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Blue SN570 NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB is 123%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the WD Blue SN570 NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 399MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 142MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 23,579 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,225 Read 1,845 2,086
1,052 Write 1,781 2,201
1,015 Mixed 1,540 1,838
267 SusWrite 399 457
311% 1,391 MB/s
Min Avg Max
35.7 4K Read 52 63.5
54.9 4K Write 142 232
41.3 4K Mixed 67.3 88.5
240% 87.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
531 DQ Read 1,159 1,463
239 DQ Write 886 1,438
297 DQ Mixed 914 1,120
713% 986 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
126GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 234100WD Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 763 279 271 259 262 245 MB/s
Read 2,090
Write 2,040
Mixed 1758
SusWrite 347
349% 1,559 MB/s
4K Read 68.2
4K Write 235
4K Mixed 92.6
346% 132 MB/s
DQ Read 1,457
DQ Write 1,366
DQ Mixed 1,071
897% 1,298 MB/s
238GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 234110WD Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 785 377 381 391 386 390 MB/s
Read 2094
Write 2,072
Mixed 1,798
SusWrite 452
359% 1,604 MB/s
4K Read 62.5
4K Write 188
4K Mixed 84.5
303% 112 MB/s
DQ Read 1,398
DQ Write 1,034
DQ Mixed 1,103
855% 1,178 MB/s
154GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 00WD Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 733 353 369 377 378 371 MB/s
Read 2,094
Write 2,101
Mixed 1,842
SusWrite 430
362% 1,617 MB/s
4K Read 62.7
4K Write 162
4K Mixed 81.4
285% 102 MB/s
DQ Read 1,308
DQ Write 824
DQ Mixed 956
742% 1,030 MB/s
139GB free
Firmware: 234100WD Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 890 362 372 377 383 383 MB/s
Read 2,053
Write 2,146
Mixed 1,774
SusWrite 461
360% 1,609 MB/s
4K Read 50.5
4K Write 141
4K Mixed 69.7
241% 87.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,180
DQ Write 931
DQ Mixed 1,016
771% 1,042 MB/s
141GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 234110WD Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 697 130 154 138 118 201 MB/s
Read 2,055
Write 2,105
Mixed 1,640
SusWrite 240
338% 1,510 MB/s
4K Read 51.3
4K Write 142
4K Mixed 67.4
239% 87 MB/s
DQ Read 1,186
DQ Write 898
DQ Mixed 1,030
774% 1038 MB/s
202GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 234110WD Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 777 377 379 384 369 233 MB/s
Read 1889
Write 1,955
Mixed 1,653
SusWrite 420
331% 1,479 MB/s
4K Read 49.5
4K Write 98.9
4K Mixed 60.5
205% 69.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,080
DQ Write 626
DQ Mixed 882
649% 863 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 75,945,109 SSDs tested

Typical Blue SN570 NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB Builds (Compare 4,050 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 100%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 99%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asrock B560M-C

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $250

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