Average Bench: 92.4% (287th of 1058)

Based on 19,844 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC WDBNCE5000PNC

Excellent average bench

The WDC WDBNCE5000PNC 500GB averaged just 7.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WDC WDBNCE5000PNC 500GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 210MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 41.8MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC WDBNCE5000PNC 500GB is 45.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WDC WDBNCE5000PNC 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 253MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 285MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 19,844 samples)
Min Avg Max
311 Read 439 504
247 Write 369 482
191 Mixed 285 384
139 SusWrite 253 432
75.4% 337 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.8 4K Read 32.5 40.4
44.8 4K Write 85.7 115
22.7 4K Mixed 41.8 53.1
148% 53.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
191 DQ Read 341 387
148 DQ Write 268 330
114 DQ Mixed 210 260
183% 273 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
52GB free
Firmware: 420000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 474 463 459 470 475 209 MB/s
Read 502
Write 483
Mixed 386
SusWrite 425
101% 449 MB/s
4K Read 39.7
4K Write 95.2
4K Mixed 51.4
176% 62.1 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 253
217% 319 MB/s
403GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 401120RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 338 394 385 382 420 372 MB/s
Read 452
Write 395
Mixed 282
SusWrite 382
85% 378 MB/s
4K Read 30.5
4K Write 78.5
4K Mixed 45.7
146% 51.6 MB/s
DQ Read 362
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 225
197% 296 MB/s
342GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 415020RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 234 218 219 215 216 218 MB/s
Read 442
Write 259
Mixed 276
SusWrite 220
67% 299 MB/s
4K Read 34.8
4K Write 97.6
4K Mixed 48.2
166% 60.2 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 268
DQ Mixed 228
197% 293 MB/s
54GB free
Firmware: 415000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 286 207 208 207 209 207 MB/s
Read 434
Write 293
Mixed 321
SusWrite 220
71% 317 MB/s
4K Read 29.7
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 50.4
163% 60.6 MB/s
DQ Read 199
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 253
194% 258 MB/s
342GB free
Firmware: 411040RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 304 264 267 264 266 266 MB/s
Read 500
Write 352
Mixed 229
SusWrite 272
75% 338 MB/s
4K Read 37.9
4K Write 95
4K Mixed 27
142% 53.3 MB/s
DQ Read 240
DQ Write 196
DQ Mixed 148
130% 195 MB/s
465GB free
Firmware: 415020RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 342 217 214 215 213 216 MB/s
Read 351
Write 342
Mixed 296
SusWrite 236
69% 306 MB/s
4K Read 9.7
4K Write 35.4
4K Mixed 23
63% 22.7 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 305
DQ Mixed 254
213% 310 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 56,071,253 SSDs tested.

Typical WDBNCE5000PNC 500GB Builds (Compare 116,200 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $135

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $891

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