Average Bench: 202% (73rd of 1040)

Based on 3,759 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC PC SN720 SDAQNTW-512G-1001

Outstanding average bench

The WDC PC SN720 SDAQNTW-512G-1001 512GB averaged 101.8% 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 848MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 967MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC PC SN720 SDAQNTW-512G-1001 512GB is 129%. 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. Sustained Write Speed 740MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 39.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,759 samples)
Min Avg Max
646 Read 1,454 1,908
651 Write 1,401 2,175
619 Mixed 1,227 1,693
457 SusWrite 740 902
271% 1,205 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.5 4K Read 39.5 48.4
63.5 4K Write 119 174
30.7 4K Mixed 56.8 72.3
196% 71.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
307 DQ Read 967 1,567
207 DQ Write 749 1,238
269 DQ Mixed 848 1,338
637% 854 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
211GB free
Firmware: 10160101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1218 827 834 828 825 840 MB/s
Read 1,854
Write 2,073
Mixed 1,648
SusWrite 895
364% 1,618 MB/s
4K Read 46.1
4K Write 166
4K Mixed 69.1
246% 93.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,633
DQ Write 1,384
DQ Mixed 1,406
1,081% 1,474 MB/s
233GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10114101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 976 722 701 666 659 650 MB/s
Read 1,905
Write 2,257
Mixed 1,693
SusWrite 729
370% 1,646 MB/s
4K Read 50.7
4K Write 204
4K Mixed 79
286% 111 MB/s
DQ Read 1,325
DQ Write 1,133
DQ Mixed 1,206
910% 1,221 MB/s
417GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10190101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1059 848 856 859 856 857 MB/s
Read 1,643
Write 1,447
Mixed 1,441
SusWrite 889
304% 1,355 MB/s
4K Read 44.7
4K Write 153
4K Mixed 67.4
235% 88.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,136
DQ Write 828
DQ Mixed 996
741% 987 MB/s
443GB free
Firmware: 10130101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1175 853 851 847 853 853 MB/s
Read 1,893
Write 1,886
Mixed 1,590
SusWrite 905
352% 1,568 MB/s
4K Read 47.2
4K Write 93.9
4K Mixed 60.9
199% 67.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1064
DQ Write 295
DQ Mixed 489
410% 616 MB/s
417GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10190101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 997 821 851 856 859 858 MB/s
Read 1,148
Write 1,384
Mixed 1,003
SusWrite 874
249% 1,102 MB/s
4K Read 45.1
4K Write 155
4K Mixed 67.4
237% 89.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1199
DQ Write 890
DQ Mixed 1,047
782% 1,045 MB/s
190GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10190101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 775 631 556 551 532 531 MB/s
Read 1,397
Write 1406
Mixed 1,146
SusWrite 596
255% 1,136 MB/s
4K Read 36.8
4K Write 146
4K Mixed 56.9
206% 80 MB/s
DQ Read 814
DQ Write 552
DQ Mixed 681
509% 683 MB/s
240GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10190101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 747 673 619 622 603 531 MB/s
Read 814
Write 565
Mixed 682
SusWrite 632
151% 673 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 34.9
4K Mixed 40.6
111% 34 MB/s
DQ Read 576
DQ Write 255
DQ Mixed 518
357% 450 MB/s
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Typical PC SN720 SDAQNTW-512G-1001 512GB Builds (Compare 63 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

System: Lenovo 90L3007YMW

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $483

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