Average Bench: 98.9% (231st of 1040)

Based on 6,255 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC WDBNCE5000PNC

Excellent average bench

The WDC WDBNCE5000PNC 500GB averaged just 1.1% 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 238MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 41MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC WDBNCE5000PNC 500GB is 41.6%. 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 290MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 360MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,255 samples)
Min Avg Max
354 Read 465 513
269 Write 410 484
197 Mixed 290 389
167 SusWrite 360 425
85.6% 381 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.4 4K Read 32.7 40.4
39.7 4K Write 80.9 116
23.9 4K Mixed 41 53.7
145% 51.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
218 DQ Read 330 379
154 DQ Write 278 340
145 DQ Mixed 238 288
196% 282 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
428GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61130WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 440 401 403 404 406 413 MB/s
Read 491
Write 477
Mixed 395
SusWrite 411
100% 444 MB/s
4K Read 35.7
4K Write 90.8
4K Mixed 48.4
164% 58.3 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 285
234% 333 MB/s
425GB free
Firmware: X61130WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 363 404 401 412 413 415 MB/s
Read 483
Write 429
Mixed 367
SusWrite 401
94% 420 MB/s
4K Read 32.5
4K Write 73.6
4K Mixed 41.1
141% 49.1 MB/s
DQ Read 282
DQ Write 243
DQ Mixed 248
190% 258 MB/s
210GB free
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 340 359 360 363 366 367 MB/s
Read 349
Write 354
Mixed 298
SusWrite 359
77% 340 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 58.4
4K Mixed 38.3
124% 42 MB/s
DQ Read 250
DQ Write 201
DQ Mixed 216
164% 222 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 34,682,468 SSDs tested.

Typical WDBNCE5000PNC 500GB Builds (Compare 53,710 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 99%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $946

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