Average Bench: 82.3% (393rd of 1016)

Based on 20 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC WDBNCE5000PN

Very good average bench

The WDC WDBNCE5000PN 500GB averaged just 17.6% 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.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 207MB/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 45.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WDC WDBNCE5000PN 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 239MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 318MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 20 samples)
Min Avg Max
276 Read 430 482
267 Write 379 446
155 Mixed 239 311
70.2 SusWrite 318 403
76.5% 341 MB/s
Min Avg Max
5 4K Read 25.5 40
10.7 4K Write 57.6 117
8.6 4K Mixed 32.2 48.8
110% 38.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
147 DQ Read 284 381
55.1 DQ Write 232 328
13.9 DQ Mixed 207 282
169% 241 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
321GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 30WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 197 382 366 376 395 397 MB/s
Read 417
Write 411
Mixed 228
SusWrite 352
79% 352 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 43.8
4K Mixed 30.4
101% 33.2 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 209
197% 306 MB/s
73GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 227 194 156 52 104 76 MB/s
Read 429
Write 388
Mixed 241
SusWrite 135
66% 298 MB/s
4K Read 30.1
4K Write 90.6
4K Mixed 36.7
141% 52.5 MB/s
DQ Read 344
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 228
194% 285 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,411,687 SSDs tested.

Typical WDBNCE5000PN 500GB Builds (Compare 1,057 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 16%
Desktop 56%
Workstation 67%
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Motherboard: Dell Precision T7600


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