Average Bench: 93.6% (277th of 1058)

Based on 33,185 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC WDS500G2B0B-00YS70

Excellent average bench

The WDC WDS500G2B0B-00YS70 500GB averaged just 6.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WDC WDS500G2B0B-00YS70 500GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 205MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 42.3MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC WDS500G2B0B-00YS70 500GB is 41.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WDC WDS500G2B0B-00YS70 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 263MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 279MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 33,185 samples)
Min Avg Max
286 Read 443 504
243 Write 373 475
167 Mixed 279 385
119 SusWrite 263 432
76% 340 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.7 4K Read 33.1 40.6
52 4K Write 87.1 111
24.1 4K Mixed 42.3 52.9
150% 54.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
220 DQ Read 330 386
157 DQ Write 267 323
111 DQ Mixed 205 259
179% 267 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
86GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 411040WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 266 252 255 252 257 257 MB/s
Read 508
Write 343
Mixed 246
SusWrite 256
75% 338 MB/s
4K Read 39.9
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 51.9
183% 66.1 MB/s
DQ Read 309
DQ Write 273
DQ Mixed 229
189% 270 MB/s
315GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 401000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 396 400 401 415 400 299 MB/s
Read 496
Write 463
Mixed 390
SusWrite 385
98% 433 MB/s
4K Read 35.8
4K Write 72.5
4K Mixed 44.2
149% 50.8 MB/s
DQ Read 304
DQ Write 279
DQ Mixed 236
192% 273 MB/s
234GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 401000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 367 382 385 394 388 393 MB/s
Read 301
Write 383
Mixed 330
SusWrite 385
79% 350 MB/s
4K Read 37.4
4K Write 98.6
4K Mixed 40.5
161% 58.8 MB/s
DQ Read 222
DQ Write 263
DQ Mixed 157
142% 214 MB/s
114GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 411040WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 272 251 259 258 258 259 MB/s
Read 499
Write 222
Mixed 218
SusWrite 259
66% 300 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 90.9
4K Mixed 48.9
158% 57 MB/s
DQ Read 221
DQ Write 185
DQ Mixed 181
141% 196 MB/s
194GB free
Firmware: 411040WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 294 275 261 262 262 262 MB/s
Read 362
Write 353
Mixed 281
SusWrite 269
71% 316 MB/s
4K Read 39.8
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 32.9
160% 60.6 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 311
DQ Mixed 237
208% 311 MB/s
99GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 401000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 278 227 371 201 238 155 MB/s
Read 496
Write 430
Mixed 323
SusWrite 245
84% 373 MB/s
4K Read 37.3
4K Write 91.6
4K Mixed 43.6
161% 57.5 MB/s
DQ Read 276
DQ Write 153
DQ Mixed 190
148% 207 MB/s
315GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 401000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 396 413 313 421 429 309 MB/s
Read 234
Write 430
Mixed 151
SusWrite 380
68% 299 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 74
4K Mixed 39.4
127% 46 MB/s
DQ Read 310
DQ Write 277
DQ Mixed 241
195% 276 MB/s
348GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 415020WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 248 218 211 217 211 217 MB/s
Read 453
Write 298
Mixed 205
SusWrite 221
66% 294 MB/s
4K Read 29.4
4K Write 61.8
4K Mixed 35.2
122% 42.1 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 257
DQ Mixed 249
205% 295 MB/s
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 401020WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 257 158 159 149 146 168 MB/s
Read 215
Write 334
Mixed 239
SusWrite 173
54% 240 MB/s
4K Read 21.4
4K Write 86.8
4K Mixed 29.6
116% 45.9 MB/s
DQ Read 308
DQ Write 277
DQ Mixed 155
154% 247 MB/s
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Typical WDS500G2B0B-00YS70 500GB Builds (Compare 86,527 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 88%
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Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $115

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $833

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