Average Bench: 207% (81st of 1058)

Based on 123 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC PC SN720 SDAQNTW-1T00-1001

Outstanding average bench

The WDC PC SN720 SDAQNTW-1T00-1001 1TB averaged 106.5% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WDC PC SN720 SDAQNTW-1T00-1001 1TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 673MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 1,256MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC PC SN720 SDAQNTW-1T00-1001 1TB is 174%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the WDC PC SN720 SDAQNTW-1T00-1001 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 38.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 119MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 123 samples)
Min Avg Max
432 Read 1,301 1,868
504 Write 1,256 2,088
419 Mixed 1,106 1,691
474 SusWrite 1,073 1,444
267% 1,184 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.8 4K Read 38.9 48.6
35.7 4K Write 119 180
27.9 4K Mixed 55.9 74.6
194% 71.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
122 DQ Read 745 1,266
106 DQ Write 571 1,075
155 DQ Mixed 673 1,157
499% 663 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
897GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10160101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1748 1413 1411 1410 1412 1413 MB/s
Read 1902
Write 2,306
Mixed 1,821
SusWrite 1,468
423% 1,874 MB/s
4K Read 47.8
4K Write 176
4K Mixed 73.4
259% 98.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,268
DQ Write 1,077
DQ Mixed 1,159
872% 1,168 MB/s
868GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10190101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1707 1363 1381 1386 1385 1371 MB/s
Read 1,856
Write 2,260
Mixed 1,716
SusWrite 1,432
410% 1816 MB/s
4K Read 46.8
4K Write 152
4K Mixed 68.4
239% 89.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1222
DQ Write 990
DQ Mixed 1,085
818% 1,099 MB/s
757GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10190101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1731 1398 1419 1419 1419 1424 MB/s
Read 1,891
Write 2,091
Mixed 1,663
SusWrite 1,468
401% 1,778 MB/s
4K Read 44.7
4K Write 153
4K Mixed 66.9
234% 88.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,014
DQ Write 730
DQ Mixed 922
675% 888 MB/s
663GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10160101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1421 1328 1283 1081 1409 1423 MB/s
Read 1,616
Write 1,276
Mixed 984
SusWrite 1,324
292% 1,300 MB/s
4K Read 43.7
4K Write 150
4K Mixed 66.4
231% 86.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,190
DQ Write 870
DQ Mixed 1,031
770% 1,030 MB/s
879GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10190101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1387 1394 1388 1412 1418 1421 MB/s
Read 1,394
Write 1,566
Mixed 1435
SusWrite 1,403
328% 1,450 MB/s
4K Read 34
4K Write 84
4K Mixed 54.1
165% 57.4 MB/s
DQ Read 673
DQ Write 743
DQ Mixed 727
542% 714 MB/s
764GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10190101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1267 1315 1345 1244 1117 1291 MB/s
Read 1,460
Write 1,054
Mixed 1,077
SusWrite 1,263
272% 1,214 MB/s
4K Read 43.8
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 62.6
213% 77 MB/s
DQ Read 666
DQ Write 320
DQ Mixed 455
348% 480 MB/s
894GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10190101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 663 451 435 487 705 385 MB/s
Read 430
Write 801
Mixed 386
SusWrite 521
121% 535 MB/s
4K Read 28.2
4K Write 75.9
4K Mixed 44
139% 49.4 MB/s
DQ Read 397
DQ Write 198
DQ Mixed 338
240% 311 MB/s
664GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10190101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 641 711 622 555 637 548 MB/s
Read 398
Write 551
Mixed 360
SusWrite 619
109% 482 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 51.1
4K Mixed 38.1
122% 39.8 MB/s
DQ Read 392
DQ Write 188
DQ Mixed 351
244% 310 MB/s
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Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 70%
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Workstation
Workstation 10%
Tree trunk

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