Average Bench: 242% (39th of 1011)

Based on 5,090 user benchmarks.  Model: WDS500G3X0C-00SJG0

Outstanding average bench

The WDS500G3X0C-00SJG0 500GB averaged 141.6% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WDS500G3X0C-00SJG0 500GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 1,022MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 1,866MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDS500G3X0C-00SJG0 500GB is 115%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the WDS500G3X0C-00SJG0 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 831MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 45.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,090 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,177 Read 1,824 2,030
1,024 Write 1,866 2,233
1,033 Mixed 1,546 1,731
621 SusWrite 831 914
340% 1,517 MB/s
Min Avg Max
29 4K Read 45.3 50.3
82.6 4K Write 150 203
42 4K Mixed 65.7 78.5
232% 87.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
494 DQ Read 1,159 1,639
359 DQ Write 927 1,348
347 DQ Mixed 1,022 1,412
771% 1,036 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
156GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 102000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 902 646 597 590 550 582 MB/s
Read 1,942
Write 2154
Mixed 1,662
SusWrite 645
359% 1,601 MB/s
4K Read 48.9
4K Write 203
4K Mixed 76.7
280% 109 MB/s
DQ Read 1,103
DQ Write 934
DQ Mixed 1,004
756% 1,014 MB/s
346GB free
Firmware: 102000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1048 782 781 819 810 818 MB/s
Read 1778
Write 1,710
Mixed 1,461
SusWrite 843
325% 1,448 MB/s
4K Read 42.3
4K Write 154
4K Mixed 63.3
227% 86.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,147
DQ Write 992
DQ Mixed 1,069
801% 1,069 MB/s
93GB free
Firmware: 102000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 810 533 707 711 669 734 MB/s
Read 986
Write 1,053
Mixed 871
SusWrite 694
203% 901 MB/s
4K Read 18.8
4K Write 40.6
4K Mixed 23.6
80% 27.7 MB/s
DQ Read 433
DQ Write 98.2
DQ Mixed 206
167% 246 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,367,349 SSDs tested.

Typical WDS500G3X0C-00SJG0 500GB Builds (Compare 27,079 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $456

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