Average Bench: 196% (89th of 1058)

Based on 2,281 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC PC SN720 SDAPNTW-512G-1006

Outstanding average bench

The WDC PC SN720 SDAPNTW-512G-1006 512GB averaged 96.1% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WDC PC SN720 SDAPNTW-512G-1006 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 756MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 1,463MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC PC SN720 SDAPNTW-512G-1006 512GB is 147%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the WDC PC SN720 SDAPNTW-512G-1006 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 749MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 38.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,281 samples)
Min Avg Max
692 Read 1,443 1,936
693 Write 1,463 2,155
610 Mixed 1,231 1,689
451 SusWrite 749 898
274% 1,222 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.1 4K Read 38.4 48.2
48.7 4K Write 114 180
30.1 4K Mixed 55.4 73.6
190% 69.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
256 DQ Read 869 1,369
146 DQ Write 654 1,137
215 DQ Mixed 756 1,212
567% 760 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
159GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10112006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 864 599 644 652 622 634 MB/s
Read 1,948
Write 2,143
Mixed 1,658
SusWrite 669
360% 1,604 MB/s
4K Read 47.8
4K Write 180
4K Mixed 73.6
262% 100 MB/s
DQ Read 1,451
DQ Write 866
DQ Mixed 1,197
881% 1171 MB/s
159GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10112006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 910 647 616 627 598 594 MB/s
Read 1,669
Write 1,537
Mixed 1,036
SusWrite 665
274% 1,227 MB/s
4K Read 41.7
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 59.6
206% 75.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1291
DQ Write 1,033
DQ Mixed 1,138
858% 1,154 MB/s
268GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10110006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 868 607 640 623 639 622 MB/s
Read 886
Write 1,061
Mixed 879
SusWrite 666
197% 873 MB/s
4K Read 18.7
4K Write 31.1
4K Mixed 19.5
70% 23.1 MB/s
DQ Read 407
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 376
278% 367 MB/s
406GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10112006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 498 485 509 462 457 470 MB/s
Read 636
Write 524
Mixed 472
SusWrite 480
118% 528 MB/s
4K Read 29.6
4K Write 50.9
4K Mixed 36.6
119% 39 MB/s
DQ Read 369
DQ Write 235
DQ Mixed 309
228% 304 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,183,228 SSDs tested.

Typical PC SN720 SDAPNTW-512G-1006 512GB Builds (Compare 6,641 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

System: HP OMEN by HP Laptop 15-dc1xxx

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