Average Bench: 200% (73rd of 1026)

Based on 2,120 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC PC SN720 SDAPNTW-512G-1101

Outstanding average bench

The WDC PC SN720 SDAPNTW-512G-1101 512GB averaged 99.5% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WDC PC SN720 SDAPNTW-512G-1101 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 815MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 951MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC PC SN720 SDAPNTW-512G-1101 512GB is 95.8%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the WDC PC SN720 SDAPNTW-512G-1101 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 38.8MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 796MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,120 samples)
Min Avg Max
734 Read 1,362 1,897
774 Write 1,462 2,092
702 Mixed 1,201 1,682
542 SusWrite 796 896
271% 1,205 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.8 4K Read 38.8 46.9
64.7 4K Write 118 162
30.7 4K Mixed 55.9 69.8
193% 70.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
420 DQ Read 951 1,336
170 DQ Write 700 1,050
235 DQ Mixed 815 1,162
612% 822 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
162GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10130001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 714 804 694 632 654 628 MB/s
Read 1,493
Write 843
Mixed 740
SusWrite 687
209% 941 MB/s
4K Read 44.8
4K Write 141
4K Mixed 66
227% 83.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,294
DQ Write 1,030
DQ Mixed 1,129
854% 1,151 MB/s
402GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10130001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 842 835 840 840 839 837 MB/s
Read 1,630
Write 1,934
Mixed 1,604
SusWrite 839
338% 1,502 MB/s
4K Read 43.5
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 61.3
212% 77.7 MB/s
DQ Read 983
DQ Write 650
DQ Mixed 756
580% 796 MB/s
185GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10130001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 962 765 690 702 674 678 MB/s
Read 1,352
Write 2,101
Mixed 1,325
SusWrite 745
312% 1,381 MB/s
4K Read 40.4
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 64
218% 81.6 MB/s
DQ Read 934
DQ Write 759
DQ Mixed 846
634% 847 MB/s
275GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10130001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1111 853 853 854 857 857 MB/s
Read 922
Write 1,315
Mixed 949
SusWrite 898
231% 1,021 MB/s
4K Read 40.4
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 59.9
202% 73.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,242
DQ Write 985
DQ Mixed 1,099
826% 1,109 MB/s
349GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10130001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 740 849 852 823 823 829 MB/s
Read 1,459
Write 1285
Mixed 1,337
SusWrite 819
275% 1,225 MB/s
4K Read 36.6
4K Write 87.7
4K Mixed 50.7
167% 58.3 MB/s
DQ Read 574
DQ Write 402
DQ Mixed 523
381% 499 MB/s
349GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10130001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 993 817 805 581 357 382 MB/s
Read 1,475
Write 1,861
Mixed 1,521
SusWrite 656
311% 1,378 MB/s
4K Read 35.9
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 52.5
185% 69.6 MB/s
DQ Read 671
DQ Write 439
DQ Mixed 591
431% 567 MB/s
174GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10130001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1015 686 649 612 619 597 MB/s
Read 1053
Write 2,005
Mixed 1,370
SusWrite 696
291% 1,281 MB/s
4K Read 38.2
4K Write 99.7
4K Mixed 53.9
180% 63.9 MB/s
DQ Read 931
DQ Write 741
DQ Mixed 834
625% 836 MB/s
172GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10120001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 908 787 826 710 793 772 MB/s
Read 1,034
Write 1074
Mixed 938
SusWrite 799
217% 961 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 142
4K Mixed 21.7
144% 63.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,089
DQ Write 821
DQ Mixed 443
470% 784 MB/s
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Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 90%
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Workstation
Workstation 58%
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