Average Bench: 94.1% (275th of 1058)

Based on 32,636 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC WDS500G2B0B-00YS70

Excellent average bench

The WDC WDS500G2B0B-00YS70 500GB averaged just 5.8% 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 207MB/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 45.5%. 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 277MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 285MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 32,636 samples)
Min Avg Max
304 Read 442 504
243 Write 375 477
193 Mixed 285 385
144 SusWrite 277 427
77.2% 345 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.4 4K Read 33 40.6
48.6 4K Write 86 112
23.2 4K Mixed 42.3 53.3
150% 53.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
219 DQ Read 327 386
130 DQ Write 266 326
106 DQ Mixed 207 258
179% 266 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
466GB free
Firmware: 401000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 458 447 442 440 441 439 MB/s
Read 479
Write 420
Mixed 366
SusWrite 444
96% 427 MB/s
4K Read 35.1
4K Write 79.7
4K Mixed 45.2
153% 53.3 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 258
218% 320 MB/s
347GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 401000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 404 417 430 428 426 421 MB/s
Read 504
Write 376
Mixed 258
SusWrite 421
87% 390 MB/s
4K Read 40
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 39.1
165% 60.5 MB/s
DQ Read 309
DQ Write 250
DQ Mixed 145
145% 234 MB/s
138GB free
Firmware: 401020WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 393 445 353 252 314 258 MB/s
Read 491
Write 420
Mixed 332
SusWrite 336
88% 395 MB/s
4K Read 24
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 53.9
162% 61.8 MB/s
DQ Read 306
DQ Write 276
DQ Mixed 249
198% 277 MB/s
407GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 401020WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 379 396 399 415 421 406 MB/s
Read 474
Write 414
Mixed 249
SusWrite 403
86% 385 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 72
4K Mixed 43.3
131% 46.7 MB/s
DQ Read 274
DQ Write 247
DQ Mixed 240
186% 254 MB/s
240GB free
Firmware: 415000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 270 208 213 206 209 212 MB/s
Read 501
Write 342
Mixed 252
SusWrite 220
73% 329 MB/s
4K Read 34.9
4K Write 94.5
4K Mixed 50.2
167% 59.9 MB/s
DQ Read 252
DQ Write 197
DQ Mixed 216
164% 222 MB/s
60GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 415000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 238 216 109 149 110 101 MB/s
Read 486
Write 275
Mixed 275
SusWrite 154
66% 298 MB/s
4K Read 30.8
4K Write 54.3
4K Mixed 28
111% 37.7 MB/s
DQ Read 309
DQ Write 280
DQ Mixed 244
197% 278 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 43,100,489 SSDs tested.

Typical WDS500G2B0B-00YS70 500GB Builds (Compare 71,939 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $125

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $840

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