Average Bench: 200% (54th of 1003)

Based on 760 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC PC SN720 SDAQNTW-512G-1001

Outstanding average bench

The WDC PC SN720 SDAQNTW-512G-1001 512GB averaged 100.3% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WDC PC SN720 SDAQNTW-512G-1001 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 816MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 918MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC PC SN720 SDAQNTW-512G-1001 512GB is 118%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the WDC PC SN720 SDAQNTW-512G-1001 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 38.9MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 810MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 760 samples)
Min Avg Max
646 Read 1,320 1,879
611 Write 1,169 1,853
602 Mixed 1,073 1,582
607 SusWrite 810 897
245% 1,093 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.1 4K Read 38.9 47.4
64.3 4K Write 126 168
26.7 4K Mixed 56.6 70.9
198% 73.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
45.1 DQ Read 918 1,361
152 DQ Write 742 1,128
67.9 DQ Mixed 816 1,220
615% 825 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
238GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10130101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1169 872 837 845 847 843 MB/s
Read 1,913
Write 1,985
Mixed 1,643
SusWrite 902
362% 1,611 MB/s
4K Read 50.2
4K Write 192
4K Mixed 76
275% 106 MB/s
DQ Read 1,648
DQ Write 1,473
DQ Mixed 1,369
1,079% 1,497 MB/s
405GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10130101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1113 854 852 855 854 853 MB/s
Read 1859
Write 1,798
Mixed 1,521
SusWrite 897
341% 1,519 MB/s
4K Read 47.5
4K Write 168
4K Mixed 69.7
250% 94.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,533
DQ Write 1,206
DQ Mixed 1,334
1,008% 1,358 MB/s
317GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10130101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1046 829 835 834 834 835 MB/s
Read 1,869
Write 1,997
Mixed 1,632
SusWrite 869
358% 1,592 MB/s
4K Read 42.9
4K Write 176
4K Mixed 63.1
239% 93.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,396
DQ Write 1,146
DQ Mixed 1,226
930% 1,256 MB/s
322GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10130101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1075 918 858 863 862 857 MB/s
Read 1,875
Write 1,984
Mixed 1,553
SusWrite 906
355% 1,580 MB/s
4K Read 45.7
4K Write 139
4K Mixed 66.2
228% 83.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,026
DQ Write 871
DQ Mixed 928
701% 941 MB/s
436GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10160101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1064 835 834 841 844 839 MB/s
Read 1,849
Write 1,850
Mixed 1,555
SusWrite 876
344% 1,533 MB/s
4K Read 38.9
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 62.9
203% 74 MB/s
DQ Read 899
DQ Write 774
DQ Mixed 68.9
261% 581 MB/s
366GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10160101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 942 846 833 812 825 807 MB/s
Read 858
Write 911
Mixed 891
SusWrite 844
198% 876 MB/s
4K Read 45.4
4K Write 145
4K Mixed 70.9
236% 87.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,242
DQ Write 958
DQ Mixed 1,126
835% 1,108 MB/s
426GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10160101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 889 818 684 731 654 640 MB/s
Read 773
Write 555
Mixed 630
SusWrite 736
151% 673 MB/s
4K Read 38.7
4K Write 136
4K Mixed 54.4
200% 76.4 MB/s
DQ Read 927
DQ Write 984
DQ Mixed 880
683% 930 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,187,600 SSDs tested.

Typical PC SN720 SDAQNTW-512G-1001 512GB Builds (Compare 258 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

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