Average Bench: 99.5% (242nd of 1058)

Based on 5,420 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC WDBNCE5000PNC

Excellent average bench

The WDC WDBNCE5000PNC 500GB averaged just 0.4% 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 239MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 41.8MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC WDBNCE5000PNC 500GB is 47%. 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 302MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 358MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,420 samples)
Min Avg Max
348 Read 467 516
259 Write 410 491
197 Mixed 302 406
164 SusWrite 358 424
86.2% 384 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.4 4K Read 33 40.6
34.6 4K Write 81.5 116
22.8 4K Mixed 41.8 54
147% 52.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
219 DQ Read 332 380
127 DQ Write 277 341
131 DQ Mixed 239 289
197% 282 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
170GB free
Firmware: X61130WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 491 420 398 414 397 403 MB/s
Read 517
Write 496
Mixed 407
SusWrite 420
104% 460 MB/s
4K Read 40.8
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 54.8
194% 70.6 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 274
229% 330 MB/s
291GB free
Firmware: X61130WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 471 405 409 410 412 413 MB/s
Read 490
Write 487
Mixed 358
SusWrite 420
99% 439 MB/s
4K Read 40.9
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 53.6
191% 69.4 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 286
234% 334 MB/s
291GB free
Firmware: X61130WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 467 406 414 414 414 414 MB/s
Read 504
Write 478
Mixed 383
SusWrite 422
100% 447 MB/s
4K Read 39.7
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 53
187% 67.9 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 287
234% 334 MB/s
267GB free
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 350 391 417 410 423 420 MB/s
Read 508
Write 413
Mixed 391
SusWrite 402
96% 428 MB/s
4K Read 36.7
4K Write 91.1
4K Mixed 48.3
166% 58.7 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 286
232% 330 MB/s
81GB free
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 407 400 419 423 422 417 MB/s
Read 485
Write 451
Mixed 294
SusWrite 415
92% 411 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 85.9
4K Mixed 30.2
126% 48 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 167
DQ Mixed 279
205% 274 MB/s
277GB free
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 352 421 406 408 387 408 MB/s
Read 338
Write 469
Mixed 188
SusWrite 397
79% 348 MB/s
4K Read 32.5
4K Write 84.7
4K Mixed 24.9
126% 47.4 MB/s
DQ Read 346
DQ Write 274
DQ Mixed 274
215% 298 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,172,041 SSDs tested.

Typical WDBNCE5000PNC 500GB Builds (Compare 85,150 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 100%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $127

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $946

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