Average Bench: 87.7% (348th of 1058)

Based on 3,224 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC WDBNCE5000PNC-WRSN

Very good average bench

The WDC WDBNCE5000PNC-WRSN 500GB averaged just 12.3% 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.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 208MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 37.3MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC WDBNCE5000PNC-WRSN 500GB is 40.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WDC WDBNCE5000PNC-WRSN 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 266MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 281MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 3,224 samples)
Min Avg Max
359 Read 455 506
297 Write 398 485
196 Mixed 281 361
103 SusWrite 266 322
78.4% 350 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.5 4K Read 29.2 38.1
38.8 4K Write 74.2 111
23.2 4K Mixed 37.3 49.1
131% 46.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
32.5 DQ Read 309 382
105 DQ Write 256 305
44 DQ Mixed 208 253
176% 258 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
466GB free
Firmware: X41110WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 477 347 313 298 294 294 MB/s
Read 501
Write 477
Mixed 361
SusWrite 337
94% 419 MB/s
4K Read 35.2
4K Write 89.3
4K Mixed 46.2
160% 56.9 MB/s
DQ Read 340
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 252
208% 298 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,090,367 SSDs tested.

Typical WDBNCE5000PNC-WRSN 500GB Builds (Compare 2,508 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Asus P8B75-M - $470

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $767

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