Average Bench: 91.9% (295th of 1058)

Based on 426 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC WDS 500G2B0B-00YS70

Excellent average bench

The WDC WDS 500G2B0B-00YS70 500GB averaged just 8.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WDC WDS 500G2B0B-00YS70 500GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 191MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 41.9MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC WDS 500G2B0B-00YS70 500GB is 52%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WDC WDS 500G2B0B-00YS70 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 262MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 273MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 426 samples)
Min Avg Max
316 Read 443 494
215 Write 344 453
188 Mixed 262 325
127 SusWrite 273 426
73.9% 330 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.8 4K Read 33.2 41
37.6 4K Write 86.3 114
20.1 4K Mixed 41.9 54
150% 53.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
122 DQ Read 271 315
97.6 DQ Write 239 289
80.5 DQ Mixed 191 252
161% 234 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
354GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 351 406 417 420 421 419 MB/s
Read 353
Write 365
Mixed 252
SusWrite 405
78% 344 MB/s
4K Read 40.4
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 55.6
193% 70.4 MB/s
DQ Read 328
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 179
171% 268 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 4010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 437 435 437 436 436 436 MB/s
Read 452
Write 431
Mixed 262
SusWrite 436
89% 395 MB/s
4K Read 35.9
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 41.8
167% 63.2 MB/s
DQ Read 254
DQ Write 280
DQ Mixed 196
167% 243 MB/s
98GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4150
SusWrite @10s intervals: 225 206 169 205 173 110 MB/s
Read 435
Write 214
Mixed 262
SusWrite 181
61% 273 MB/s
4K Read 38.7
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 45.2
170% 61.5 MB/s
DQ Read 307
DQ Write 274
DQ Mixed 140
146% 240 MB/s
348GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4150
SusWrite @10s intervals: 250 211 203 207 197 208 MB/s
Read 478
Write 250
Mixed 270
SusWrite 213
67% 302 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 41.7
151% 57.8 MB/s
DQ Read 236
DQ Write 278
DQ Mixed 187
160% 234 MB/s
432GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 362 263 350 366 359 354 MB/s
Read 378
Write 359
Mixed 223
SusWrite 342
73% 326 MB/s
4K Read 21.9
4K Write 35.5
4K Mixed 27.3
87% 28.2 MB/s
DQ Read 126
DQ Write 144
DQ Mixed 140
104% 137 MB/s
260GB free
Firmware: 0202
SusWrite @10s intervals: 245 215 213 211 210 215 MB/s
Read 348
Write 279
Mixed 216
SusWrite 218
59% 265 MB/s
4K Read 22.7
4K Write 38.9
4K Mixed 22.5
84% 28 MB/s
DQ Read 157
DQ Write 144
DQ Mixed 140
108% 147 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,298,082 SSDs tested.

Typical WDS 500G2B0B-00YS70 500GB Builds (Compare 67,546 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $68

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $568

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