Average Bench: 357% (18th of 1072)

Based on 809 user benchmarks.  Model: NVMe WD PC SN740 SDDQNQD-512G-1014

Outstanding average bench

The Nvme WD PC SN740 SDDQNQD-512G-1014 512GB averaged 257.4% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Nvme WD PC SN740 SDDQNQD-512G-1014 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 1,021MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 2,890MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvme WD PC SN740 SDDQNQD-512G-1014 512GB is 263%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Nvme WD PC SN740 SDDQNQD-512G-1014 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 154MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 67.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 809 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,517 Read 2,890 4,035
1,139 Write 2,567 3,602
914 Mixed 1,687 2,246
810 SusWrite 1,930 2,681
508% 2,269 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.6 4K Read 58 80
50.9 4K Write 154 240
27 4K Mixed 67.6 101
256% 93 MB/s
Min Avg Max
567 DQ Read 1,207 1,778
261 DQ Write 877 1,429
434 DQ Mixed 1,021 1,496
769% 1,035 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
370GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 73101100 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2499 3033 3150 3035 653 598 MB/s
Read 3,709
Write 3,632
Mixed 2,248
SusWrite 2,161
658% 2,938 MB/s
4K Read 80.6
4K Write 235
4K Mixed 103
378% 139 MB/s
DQ Read 1,728
DQ Write 1,465
DQ Mixed 1,509
1,155% 1,567 MB/s
374GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 73101100 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3288 3282 3089 1604 394 407 MB/s
Read 3,120
Write 3344
Mixed 2,022
SusWrite 2,011
589% 2624 MB/s
4K Read 69.3
4K Write 233
4K Mixed 94
349% 132 MB/s
DQ Read 1,771
DQ Write 1399
DQ Mixed 1,530
1,160% 1,566 MB/s
393GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 73101100 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1825 2767 2867 3072 1246 607 MB/s
Read 3,372
Write 3,018
Mixed 1906
SusWrite 2,064
580% 2,590 MB/s
4K Read 65.8
4K Write 201
4K Mixed 84.4
314% 117 MB/s
DQ Read 1,660
DQ Write 1,137
DQ Mixed 1,255
976% 1,351 MB/s
371GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 73101100 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2704 2890 2870 2762 709 269 MB/s
Read 3,727
Write 3,019
Mixed 1,956
SusWrite 2034
600% 2,684 MB/s
4K Read 65.9
4K Write 192
4K Mixed 73.6
296% 111 MB/s
DQ Read 1,078
DQ Write 933
DQ Mixed 967
735% 992 MB/s
228GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 73101100 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1978 2005 2143 919 594 598 MB/s
Read 2602
Write 2,472
Mixed 1,629
SusWrite 1,373
452% 2,019 MB/s
4K Read 49.1
4K Write 155
4K Mixed 64.7
239% 89.6 MB/s
DQ Read 939
DQ Write 619
DQ Mixed 744
565% 767 MB/s
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Typical WD PC SN740 SDDQNQD-512G-1014 512GB Builds (Compare 245 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
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Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 91%
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Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard

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