Average Bench: 88% (295th of 1011)

Based on 1,521 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC WDBNCE5000PNC-WRSN

Very good average bench

The WDC WDBNCE5000PNC-WRSN 500GB averaged just 12.0% 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 215MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 36.7MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC WDBNCE5000PNC-WRSN 500GB is 48.3%. 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 264MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 271MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,521 samples)
Min Avg Max
360 Read 454 501
230 Write 388 481
197 Mixed 271 351
97.9 SusWrite 264 322
77.1% 344 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.8 4K Read 29.4 39
36.7 4K Write 75.9 120
16.9 4K Mixed 36.7 51.5
132% 47.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
185 DQ Read 328 381
124 DQ Write 266 306
76.4 DQ Mixed 215 253
183% 270 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
243GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41110WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 320 292 285 283 292 286 MB/s
Read 493
Write 447
Mixed 249
SusWrite 293
83% 370 MB/s
4K Read 34.5
4K Write 81.8
4K Mixed 40.3
147% 52.2 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 251
DQ Mixed 244
202% 294 MB/s
169GB free
Firmware: X41110WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 333 304 304 305 304 295 MB/s
Read 484
Write 466
Mixed 310
SusWrite 307
88% 392 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 53.7
4K Mixed 33.8
113% 38.3 MB/s
DQ Read 339
DQ Write 296
DQ Mixed 221
192% 285 MB/s
242GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41110WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 309 297 272 290 283 293 MB/s
Read 415
Write 282
Mixed 246
SusWrite 291
69% 308 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 54.8
4K Mixed 32.8
112% 38.2 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 255
DQ Mixed 198
180% 278 MB/s
240GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41110WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 258 233 209 242 248 256 MB/s
Read 415
Write 292
Mixed 182
SusWrite 241
63% 282 MB/s
4K Read 22.9
4K Write 41.1
4K Mixed 31
96% 31.7 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 256
DQ Mixed 165
164% 265 MB/s
216GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41110WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 297 288 269 248 249 209 MB/s
Read 336
Write 367
Mixed 253
SusWrite 260
68% 304 MB/s
4K Read 22
4K Write 37.5
4K Mixed 21.3
80% 26.9 MB/s
DQ Read 362
DQ Write 232
DQ Mixed 202
176% 265 MB/s
120GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41110WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 291 284 291 283 287 285 MB/s
Read 432
Write 414
Mixed 246
SusWrite 287
77% 345 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 44.7
4K Mixed 19.8
84% 29.2 MB/s
DQ Read 146
DQ Write 56
DQ Mixed 69
60% 90.5 MB/s
119GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41110WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 315 291 229 210 254 267 MB/s
Read 406
Write 404
Mixed 224
SusWrite 261
73% 324 MB/s
4K Read 21.8
4K Write 43.1
4K Mixed 15.7
76% 26.9 MB/s
DQ Read 148
DQ Write 55
DQ Mixed 57.4
54% 86.8 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,367,628 SSDs tested.

Typical WDBNCE5000PNC-WRSN 500GB Builds (Compare 46,764 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $391

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