Average Bench: 46.1% (846th of 1012)

Based on 1,648 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC WDS480G2G0B-00EPW0

Below average average bench

The WDC WDS480G2G0B-00EPW0 480GB averaged 53.9% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Sequential Read Speed 426MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 17.6MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC WDS480G2G0B-00EPW0 480GB is 23.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the WDC WDS480G2G0B-00EPW0 480GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 96.4MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 75.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,648 samples)
Min Avg Max
332 Read 426 464
215 Write 338 396
151 Mixed 257 320
36.2 SusWrite 96.4 206
62.2% 279 MB/s
Min Avg Max
8.55 4K Read 17.6 23
11.2 4K Write 31.8 43.4
8.03 4K Mixed 15.9 20.1
63.8% 21.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28.4 DQ Read 98.1 119
35.7 DQ Write 75.9 94.1
15.3 DQ Mixed 38.2 45.9
41.9% 70.7 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
404GB free
Firmware: UK510000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 208 213 91 240 212 203 MB/s
Read 454
Write 398
Mixed 236
SusWrite 194
72% 321 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 43.2
4K Mixed 20.2
84% 28.9 MB/s
DQ Read 119
DQ Write 89.3
DQ Mixed 46
50% 84.7 MB/s
219GB free
Firmware: UK450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 379 195 264 254 270 264 MB/s
Read 449
Write 352
Mixed 277
SusWrite 271
76% 337 MB/s
4K Read 17.6
4K Write 30.4
4K Mixed 18.4
66% 22.1 MB/s
DQ Read 74.8
DQ Write 94.6
DQ Mixed 15.5
31% 61.6 MB/s
27GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UK450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 320 127 4.4 89 67 64 MB/s
Read 458
Write 364
Mixed 294
SusWrite 112
68% 307 MB/s
4K Read 21.4
4K Write 41
4K Mixed 19.6
79% 27.3 MB/s
DQ Read 115
DQ Write 79.7
DQ Mixed 41.3
46% 78.8 MB/s
422GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UK500000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 168 3.6 74 105 203 251 MB/s
Read 449
Write 383
Mixed 268
SusWrite 134
69% 309 MB/s
4K Read 17.1
4K Write 32.5
4K Mixed 19.5
68% 23 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 88.5
DQ Mixed 45.2
49% 83.5 MB/s
310GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UK500000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 162 2.2 2.1 93 2.9 130 MB/s
Read 456
Write 377
Mixed 312
SusWrite 65.3
67% 303 MB/s
4K Read 17.3
4K Write 28
4K Mixed 15.2
60% 20.2 MB/s
DQ Read 115
DQ Write 91.5
DQ Mixed 43.8
49% 83.3 MB/s
361GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UK500000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 13 61 3.3 76 203 MB/s
Read 413
Write 350
Mixed 306
SusWrite 76.8
64% 286 MB/s
4K Read 14.8
4K Write 35.4
4K Mixed 17.1
63% 22.4 MB/s
DQ Read 115
DQ Write 80.3
DQ Mixed 44.6
48% 79.8 MB/s
123GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UK500000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 3.8 72 2.7 2.9 22 MB/s
Read 445
Write 245
Mixed 224
SusWrite 35.9
52% 238 MB/s
4K Read 19.3
4K Write 34.2
4K Mixed 14.3
66% 22.6 MB/s
DQ Read 110
DQ Write 56.1
DQ Mixed 30.8
37% 65.6 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,943,684 SSDs tested.

Typical WDS480G2G0B-00EPW0 480GB Builds (Compare 20,937 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $73

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $406

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