Average Bench: 98.5% (209th of 1012)

Based on 2,434 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC WDBNCE5000PNC

Excellent average bench

The WDC WDBNCE5000PNC 500GB averaged just 1.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WDC WDBNCE5000PNC 500GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 236MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 40.4MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC WDBNCE5000PNC 500GB is 47.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WDC WDBNCE5000PNC 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 294MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 365MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,434 samples)
Min Avg Max
348 Read 463 511
287 Write 414 485
187 Mixed 294 394
200 SusWrite 365 419
86.2% 384 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.5 4K Read 31.9 40.5
37.2 4K Write 80.6 118
22 4K Mixed 40.4 53.1
143% 50.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
161 DQ Read 326 381
136 DQ Write 285 342
85.2 DQ Mixed 236 289
196% 282 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
181GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 407 388 423 394 395 427 MB/s
Read 504
Write 484
Mixed 340
SusWrite 405
97% 433 MB/s
4K Read 38.8
4K Write 97.4
4K Mixed 51.4
176% 62.5 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 329
DQ Mixed 288
234% 332 MB/s
332GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 429 391 407 413 421 425 MB/s
Read 460
Write 433
Mixed 366
SusWrite 414
94% 418 MB/s
4K Read 33.5
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 52.2
172% 62.6 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 320
DQ Mixed 284
230% 326 MB/s
381GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 405 395 402 412 408 403 MB/s
Read 437
Write 362
Mixed 250
SusWrite 404
82% 363 MB/s
4K Read 35.3
4K Write 99.7
4K Mixed 47.6
167% 60.9 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 106
146% 269 MB/s
396GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61130WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 182 374 390 397 400 399 MB/s
Read 507
Write 481
Mixed 330
SusWrite 357
94% 419 MB/s
4K Read 36.5
4K Write 83.4
4K Mixed 45.8
158% 55.2 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 284
232% 330 MB/s
460GB free
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 399 396 402 407 410 410 MB/s
Read 464
Write 439
Mixed 359
SusWrite 404
94% 417 MB/s
4K Read 36.3
4K Write 81
4K Mixed 45.2
156% 54.2 MB/s
DQ Read 244
DQ Write 246
DQ Mixed 251
187% 247 MB/s
444GB free
Firmware: X61130WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 395 394 395 396 396 397 MB/s
Read 498
Write 438
Mixed 368
SusWrite 396
96% 425 MB/s
4K Read 34.7
4K Write 74.9
4K Mixed 44.4
149% 51.3 MB/s
DQ Read 226
DQ Write 191
DQ Mixed 139
123% 185 MB/s
367GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 144 153 164 152 135 MB/s
Read 424
Write 372
Mixed 190
SusWrite 150
63% 284 MB/s
4K Read 28.7
4K Write 60.5
4K Mixed 38.6
125% 42.6 MB/s
DQ Read 32.1
DQ Write 153
DQ Mixed 34.9
44% 73.3 MB/s
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Typical WDBNCE5000PNC 500GB Builds (Compare 27,162 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $111

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $444

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