Average Bench: 83.2% (403rd of 1040)

Based on 26 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC WDBNCE5000PN

Very good average bench

The WDC WDBNCE5000PN 500GB averaged just 16.7% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WDC WDBNCE5000PN 500GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 206MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 32.2MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC WDBNCE5000PN 500GB is 45.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WDC WDBNCE5000PN 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 236MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 316MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 26 samples)
Min Avg Max
276 Read 434 482
267 Write 380 446
155 Mixed 236 311
70.2 SusWrite 316 403
76.6% 342 MB/s
Min Avg Max
5 4K Read 26.6 40
10.7 4K Write 59.9 137
8.6 4K Mixed 32.2 48.8
113% 39.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
147 DQ Read 290 381
55.1 DQ Write 228 328
13.9 DQ Mixed 206 287
169% 242 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
308GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 30WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 380 387 387 391 392 390 MB/s
Read 449
Write 355
Mixed 258
SusWrite 388
81% 362 MB/s
4K Read 35.7
4K Write 77.8
4K Mixed 44
152% 52.5 MB/s
DQ Read 316
DQ Write 241
DQ Mixed 257
198% 272 MB/s
435GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 90WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 385 387 390 391 393 389 MB/s
Read 440
Write 392
Mixed 242
SusWrite 389
82% 366 MB/s
4K Read 28.8
4K Write 48.6
4K Mixed 34.1
113% 37.2 MB/s
DQ Read 285
DQ Write 228
DQ Mixed 244
186% 252 MB/s
384GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 30WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 378 377 380 360 343 388 MB/s
Read 414
Write 395
Mixed 213
SusWrite 371
78% 348 MB/s
4K Read 13
4K Write 34.2
4K Mixed 27.6
73% 24.9 MB/s
DQ Read 346
DQ Write 312
DQ Mixed 287
227% 315 MB/s
290GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 84 77 49 55 32 MB/s
Read 443
Write 346
Mixed 158
SusWrite 71.5
56% 254 MB/s
4K Read 30.4
4K Write 58.8
4K Mixed 33.5
120% 40.9 MB/s
DQ Read 289
DQ Write 148
DQ Mixed 24.2
70% 154 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 37,949,137 SSDs tested.

Typical WDBNCE5000PN 500GB Builds (Compare 1,282 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

System: HP Z820 Workstation

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