Average Bench: 207% (81st of 1058)

Based on 118 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC PC SN720 SDAQNTW-1T00-1001

Outstanding average bench

The WDC PC SN720 SDAQNTW-1T00-1001 1TB averaged 107.4% 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 677MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 1,265MB/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 39MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 120MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 118 samples)
Min Avg Max
475 Read 1,311 1,871
500 Write 1,265 2,093
497 Mixed 1,117 1,699
469 SusWrite 1,075 1,445
268% 1,192 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.5 4K Read 39 48.6
34.9 4K Write 120 181
27.7 4K Mixed 56 74.6
194% 71.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
117 DQ Read 749 1,267
105 DQ Write 575 1,075
151 DQ Mixed 677 1,159
502% 667 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
855GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10190101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1731 1398 1409 1402 1405 1410 MB/s
Read 1913
Write 2320
Mixed 1,766
SusWrite 1459
421% 1,864 MB/s
4K Read 48.6
4K Write 177
4K Mixed 74.9
263% 100 MB/s
DQ Read 1,216
DQ Write 1,013
DQ Mixed 1,098
827% 1,109 MB/s
913GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10190101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1676 1409 1414 1377 1388 1376 MB/s
Read 1,778
Write 2,276
Mixed 1,698
SusWrite 1,440
406% 1,798 MB/s
4K Read 47.4
4K Write 183
4K Mixed 75.6
265% 102 MB/s
DQ Read 1,266
DQ Write 1,074
DQ Mixed 1,172
878% 1,171 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
267GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10114101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1740 1186 1072 688 362 304 MB/s
Read 1,807
Write 1993
Mixed 1,537
SusWrite 892
350% 1,557 MB/s
4K Read 40.3
4K Write 133
4K Mixed 57.1
205% 76.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,109
DQ Write 908
DQ Mixed 1,013
758% 1,010 MB/s
564GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10190101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1122 1027 1089 1092 894 948 MB/s
Read 930
Write 1,009
Mixed 839
SusWrite 1,029
215% 952 MB/s
4K Read 46.9
4K Write 141
4K Mixed 68.6
234% 85.5 MB/s
DQ Read 889
DQ Write 487
DQ Mixed 492
418% 623 MB/s
858GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10190101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 553 443 417 501 466 613 MB/s
Read 1,082
Write 1,192
Mixed 1,130
SusWrite 499
220% 976 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 64.3
4K Mixed 43.1
128% 44.2 MB/s
DQ Read 172
DQ Write 176
DQ Mixed 158
123% 168 MB/s
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Typical PC SN720 SDAQNTW-1T00-1001 1TB Builds (Compare 105 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 10%
Tree trunk

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