Average Bench: 243% (43rd of 1016)

Based on 1,080 user benchmarks.  Model: WDS500G3XHC-00SJG0

Outstanding average bench

The WDS500G3XHC-00SJG0 500GB averaged 142.7% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WDS500G3XHC-00SJG0 500GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 1,020MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 1,158MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDS500G3XHC-00SJG0 500GB is 108%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the WDS500G3XHC-00SJG0 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 844MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 44.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,080 samples)
Min Avg Max
997 Read 1,812 2,032
716 Write 1,862 2,237
734 Mixed 1,537 1,731
640 SusWrite 844 913
340% 1,514 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28.2 4K Read 44.5 50.5
80.3 4K Write 153 205
42.6 4K Mixed 66.8 79
234% 88.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
612 DQ Read 1,158 1,628
430 DQ Write 925 1,334
477 DQ Mixed 1,020 1,415
769% 1,034 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
129GB free
Firmware: 102000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 981 768 822 838 835 837 MB/s
Read 1,983
Write 2,182
Mixed 1,700
SusWrite 847
377% 1,678 MB/s
4K Read 49.3
4K Write 199
4K Mixed 76.9
279% 108 MB/s
DQ Read 1,400
DQ Write 1,188
DQ Mixed 1,302
973% 1,297 MB/s
310GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 102000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1114 835 830 840 833 836 MB/s
Read 2018
Write 2178
Mixed 1,710
SusWrite 881
381% 1,697 MB/s
4K Read 49.9
4K Write 182
4K Mixed 76.8
270% 103 MB/s
DQ Read 1,074
DQ Write 949
DQ Mixed 1,007
756% 1,010 MB/s
182GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 102000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 963 817 727 732 764 708 MB/s
Read 2,004
Write 2133
Mixed 1,693
SusWrite 785
371% 1,654 MB/s
4K Read 47.4
4K Write 155
4K Mixed 70.4
244% 91.1 MB/s
DQ Read 791
DQ Write 684
DQ Mixed 730
549% 735 MB/s
199GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 102000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 946 765 759 813 775 823 MB/s
Read 1916
Write 1,756
Mixed 1,449
SusWrite 814
332% 1,484 MB/s
4K Read 44.1
4K Write 31.8
4K Mixed 35.7
129% 37.2 MB/s
DQ Read 668
DQ Write 46.5
DQ Mixed 97.1
136% 271 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,398,519 SSDs tested.

Typical WDS500G3XHC-00SJG0 500GB Builds (Compare 35,637 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $454

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