Average Bench: 206% (62nd of 1012)

Based on 1,467 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC PC SN720 SDAPNTW-512G-1101

Outstanding average bench

The WDC PC SN720 SDAPNTW-512G-1101 512GB averaged 105.7% 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 905MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 1,026MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC PC SN720 SDAPNTW-512G-1101 512GB is 94.8%. 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 38.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 121MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,467 samples)
Min Avg Max
775 Read 1,368 1,891
774 Write 1,415 2,055
711 Mixed 1,178 1,636
688 SusWrite 830 897
269% 1,198 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.4 4K Read 38.3 46.4
80.1 4K Write 121 156
26.9 4K Mixed 55.5 68.5
193% 71.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
544 DQ Read 1,026 1,333
320 DQ Write 805 1,063
474 DQ Mixed 905 1,173
680% 912 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
178GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10130001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 956 841 850 856 637 474 MB/s
Read 1,808
Write 1,999
Mixed 1,677
SusWrite 769
352% 1,564 MB/s
4K Read 46
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 56.4
212% 78.2 MB/s
DQ Read 972
DQ Write 316
DQ Mixed 327
324% 539 MB/s
269GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10130001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 882 803 817 821 814 820 MB/s
Read 1,443
Write 1,268
Mixed 1,213
SusWrite 826
266% 1,188 MB/s
4K Read 39.4
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 58.2
199% 73.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,064
DQ Write 866
DQ Mixed 968
724% 966 MB/s
415GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10130001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1053 845 848 850 851 854 MB/s
Read 1,756
Write 1,686
Mixed 1,544
SusWrite 884
330% 1,468 MB/s
4K Read 32.5
4K Write 86.5
4K Mixed 41.6
148% 53.5 MB/s
DQ Read 843
DQ Write 597
DQ Mixed 772
562% 737 MB/s
311GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10130001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 969 654 682 663 742 688 MB/s
Read 1,432
Write 2017
Mixed 1,496
SusWrite 733
320% 1,419 MB/s
4K Read 37.7
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 55
182% 65 MB/s
DQ Read 988
DQ Write 845
DQ Mixed 883
671% 905 MB/s
374GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10130001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 980 843 847 826 850 851 MB/s
Read 1,045
Write 1,709
Mixed 1,465
SusWrite 866
288% 1,271 MB/s
4K Read 38.6
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 55.4
184% 65.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,026
DQ Write 807
DQ Mixed 584
527% 805 MB/s
346GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10130001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 904 851 826 787 813 812 MB/s
Read 946
Write 925
Mixed 910
SusWrite 832
204% 903 MB/s
4K Read 41.8
4K Write 135
4K Mixed 49
198% 75.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,194
DQ Write 587
DQ Mixed 750
594% 844 MB/s
346GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10130001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 918 812 834 820 813 787 MB/s
Read 834
Write 822
Mixed 765
SusWrite 831
183% 813 MB/s
4K Read 41.9
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 53.7
203% 76.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1229
DQ Write 574
DQ Mixed 785
613% 863 MB/s
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Typical PC SN720 SDAPNTW-512G-1101 512GB Builds (Compare 7,032 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

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