Average Bench: 83.9% (404th of 1058)

Based on 90 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC WDB NCE5000PNC

Very good average bench

The WDC WDB NCE5000PNC 500GB averaged just 16.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WDC WDB NCE5000PNC 500GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 169MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 37.6MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC WDB NCE5000PNC 500GB is 47.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WDC WDB NCE5000PNC 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 262MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 282MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 90 samples)
Min Avg Max
307 Read 418 488
185 Write 335 441
179 Mixed 262 324
130 SusWrite 282 419
72.6% 324 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.1 4K Read 30.9 39.2
29.9 4K Write 70.2 99.9
18.2 4K Mixed 37.6 50.5
132% 46.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
94.3 DQ Read 220 308
52.4 DQ Write 189 280
46.3 DQ Mixed 169 244
136% 193 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
159GB free
Firmware: 4110
SusWrite @10s intervals: 273 268 268 269 269 269 MB/s
Read 455
Write 258
Mixed 275
SusWrite 269
70% 314 MB/s
4K Read 36.2
4K Write 63
4K Mixed 41.4
141% 46.9 MB/s
DQ Read 223
DQ Write 179
DQ Mixed 184
142% 195 MB/s
47GB free
Firmware: 4150
SusWrite @10s intervals: 174 103 80 116 108 104 MB/s
Read 349
Write 214
Mixed 171
SusWrite 114
47% 212 MB/s
4K Read 32.8
4K Write 93.7
4K Mixed 43
154% 56.5 MB/s
DQ Read 192
DQ Write 280
DQ Mixed 202
162% 225 MB/s
337GB free
Firmware: 4150
SusWrite @10s intervals: 240 216 218 214 211 211 MB/s
Read 467
Write 427
Mixed 301
SusWrite 218
79% 353 MB/s
4K Read 30.5
4K Write 73.8
4K Mixed 23.8
116% 42.7 MB/s
DQ Read 264
DQ Write 237
DQ Mixed 217
172% 239 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 49,559,167 SSDs tested.

Typical WDB NCE5000PNC 500GB Builds (Compare 252 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

System: Dell XPS 630i

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $190

Popular WDB NCE5000PNC 500GB systems:

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