Average Bench: 85.7% (364th of 1040)

Based on 2,437 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC WDBNCE5000PNC-WRSN

Very good average bench

The WDC WDBNCE5000PNC-WRSN 500GB averaged just 14.3% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WDC WDBNCE5000PNC-WRSN 500GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 206MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 36MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC WDBNCE5000PNC-WRSN 500GB is 47%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WDC WDBNCE5000PNC-WRSN 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 259MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 268MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,437 samples)
Min Avg Max
348 Read 450 501
289 Write 387 480
186 Mixed 268 350
108 SusWrite 259 317
76.2% 341 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.8 4K Read 28.2 38.9
30.9 4K Write 73.4 118
20 4K Mixed 36 50.1
128% 45.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
60.7 DQ Read 313 375
79.1 DQ Write 249 305
45.4 DQ Mixed 206 252
174% 256 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
414GB free
Firmware: X41110WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 338 303 304 305 304 306 MB/s
Read 505
Write 488
Mixed 240
SusWrite 310
86% 386 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 94.4
4K Mixed 46.2
150% 55.9 MB/s
DQ Read 363
DQ Write 308
DQ Mixed 247
209% 306 MB/s
372GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41110WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 310 298 287 272 283 291 MB/s
Read 491
Write 474
Mixed 267
SusWrite 290
85% 381 MB/s
4K Read 32.4
4K Write 71.3
4K Mixed 36.8
134% 46.8 MB/s
DQ Read 352
DQ Write 285
DQ Mixed 244
203% 294 MB/s
185GB free
Firmware: X41110WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 322 306 300 300 299 299 MB/s
Read 486
Write 360
Mixed 266
SusWrite 304
79% 354 MB/s
4K Read 22.6
4K Write 54.2
4K Mixed 26
96% 34.3 MB/s
DQ Read 361
DQ Write 295
DQ Mixed 211
190% 289 MB/s
465GB free
Firmware: X41110WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 309 356 305 310 300 296 MB/s
Read 426
Write 382
Mixed 319
SusWrite 313
81% 360 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 60.7
4K Mixed 34.4
115% 40.2 MB/s
DQ Read 35.4
DQ Write 82.5
DQ Mixed 44.8
38% 54.2 MB/s
389GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41110WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 312 292 294 291 294 295 MB/s
Read 429
Write 372
Mixed 235
SusWrite 296
75% 333 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 33.3
4K Mixed 24.6
82% 26.5 MB/s
DQ Read 262
DQ Write 205
DQ Mixed 209
163% 226 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 33,097,533 SSDs tested.

Typical WDBNCE5000PNC-WRSN 500GB Builds (Compare 6,271 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-AB350-Gaming 3-CF - $135

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $634

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