Average Bench: 194% (92nd of 1058)

Based on 3,661 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC PC SN720 SDAPNTW-512G-1101

Outstanding average bench

The WDC PC SN720 SDAPNTW-512G-1101 512GB averaged 93.8% 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 782MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 912MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC PC SN720 SDAPNTW-512G-1101 512GB is 112%. 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. Sustained Write Speed 743MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 39.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,661 samples)
Min Avg Max
754 Read 1,367 1,899
719 Write 1,419 2,077
637 Mixed 1,176 1,668
463 SusWrite 743 898
264% 1,176 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.3 4K Read 39.5 46.9
54.6 4K Write 114 159
26.6 4K Mixed 54.9 69.5
191% 69.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
371 DQ Read 912 1,278
152 DQ Write 661 998
227 DQ Mixed 782 1,117
586% 785 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
285GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10130001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1033 813 816 736 846 1034 MB/s
Read 1,418
Write 814
Mixed 876
SusWrite 880
222% 997 MB/s
4K Read 43.5
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 62
211% 76.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,284
DQ Write 940
DQ Mixed 1,083
817% 1,102 MB/s
374GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10130001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 752 774 812 740 747 753 MB/s
Read 1,186
Write 865
Mixed 844
SusWrite 763
205% 915 MB/s
4K Read 37.7
4K Write 127
4K Mixed 61.1
203% 75.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,080
DQ Write 825
DQ Mixed 959
715% 954 MB/s
396GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10130001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1134 836 835 837 842 838 MB/s
Read 1,177
Write 1,887
Mixed 1,390
SusWrite 887
302% 1,335 MB/s
4K Read 38.5
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 53.9
181% 64.8 MB/s
DQ Read 963
DQ Write 720
DQ Mixed 853
635% 846 MB/s
404GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10130001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 854 847 829 836 850 851 MB/s
Read 1,075
Write 1,225
Mixed 1,161
SusWrite 844
243% 1,076 MB/s
4K Read 35.3
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 28.3
147% 57.3 MB/s
DQ Read 649
DQ Write 477
DQ Mixed 524
402% 550 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,570,332 SSDs tested.

Typical PC SN720 SDAPNTW-512G-1101 512GB Builds (Compare 6,325 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 71%
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Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk

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