Average Bench: 97.9% (213th of 1016)

Based on 5,539 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC WDS500G2B0B-00YS70

Excellent average bench

The WDC WDS500G2B0B-00YS70 500GB averaged just 2.1% 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 203MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 42.8MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC WDS500G2B0B-00YS70 500GB is 43.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WDC WDS500G2B0B-00YS70 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 289MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 327MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,539 samples)
Min Avg Max
304 Read 446 505
278 Write 395 480
182 Mixed 289 387
194 SusWrite 327 428
81.7% 364 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.1 4K Read 33.5 41.2
53.4 4K Write 88.3 114
24.3 4K Mixed 42.8 53.5
152% 54.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
150 DQ Read 315 387
145 DQ Write 273 330
76.3 DQ Mixed 203 260
177% 264 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
256GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 401000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 387 422 421 427 420 424 MB/s
Read 502
Write 486
Mixed 411
SusWrite 417
102% 454 MB/s
4K Read 41.1
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 53.2
186% 66.3 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 264
225% 331 MB/s
396GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 401000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 412 397 427 431 431 424 MB/s
Read 462
Write 415
Mixed 248
SusWrite 420
87% 387 MB/s
4K Read 37.2
4K Write 89
4K Mixed 43.8
160% 56.7 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 310
DQ Mixed 101
142% 262 MB/s
175GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 401000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 374 374 383 393 399 406 MB/s
Read 494
Write 465
Mixed 377
SusWrite 388
97% 431 MB/s
4K Read 38.3
4K Write 92.1
4K Mixed 46.8
167% 59.1 MB/s
DQ Read 314
DQ Write 283
DQ Mixed 245
198% 280 MB/s
201GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 411030WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 264 262 262 263 266 262 MB/s
Read 496
Write 390
Mixed 236
SusWrite 263
77% 346 MB/s
4K Read 39.7
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 50.1
181% 65.5 MB/s
DQ Read 276
DQ Write 213
DQ Mixed 134
130% 208 MB/s
199GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 401000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 416 428 434 428 416 419 MB/s
Read 328
Write 374
Mixed 283
SusWrite 423
80% 352 MB/s
4K Read 34.7
4K Write 85.4
4K Mixed 48.1
159% 56.1 MB/s
DQ Read 313
DQ Write 271
DQ Mixed 241
194% 275 MB/s
435GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 401000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 346 325 368 386 398 415 MB/s
Read 481
Write 413
Mixed 332
SusWrite 373
90% 400 MB/s
4K Read 31.9
4K Write 72.3
4K Mixed 37.3
134% 47.2 MB/s
DQ Read 237
DQ Write 212
DQ Mixed 165
140% 205 MB/s
119GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 401000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 379 423 426 426 421 415 MB/s
Read 456
Write 426
Mixed 357
SusWrite 415
93% 414 MB/s
4K Read 21.2
4K Write 51.4
4K Mixed 28.1
95% 33.6 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 255
217% 318 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,412,919 SSDs tested.

Typical WDS500G2B0B-00YS70 500GB Builds (Compare 30,465 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $112

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $446

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