Average Bench: 243% (52nd of 1058)

Based on 11,037 user benchmarks.  Model: WDS500G3XHC-00SJG0

Outstanding average bench

The WDS500G3XHC-00SJG0 500GB averaged 142.5% 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 1,001MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 1,927MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDS500G3XHC-00SJG0 500GB is 112%. 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 785MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 45.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,037 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,136 Read 1,872 2,034
1,092 Write 1,927 2,257
1,042 Mixed 1,564 1,737
563 SusWrite 785 914
345% 1,537 MB/s
Min Avg Max
31.7 4K Read 45.5 51.6
77.5 4K Write 157 221
46.8 4K Mixed 67.8 80.7
239% 90.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
680 DQ Read 1,183 1,533
193 DQ Write 878 1,240
293 DQ Mixed 1,001 1,338
756% 1,021 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
341GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 102000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1074 914 852 852 855 853 MB/s
Read 2,035
Write 2,276
Mixed 1,731
SusWrite 900
390% 1,735 MB/s
4K Read 52.4
4K Write 240
4K Mixed 83.6
314% 125 MB/s
DQ Read 1,363
DQ Write 1,112
DQ Mixed 1,193
905% 1,223 MB/s
273GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 102000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1054 804 745 704 697 687 MB/s
Read 2,006
Write 2,168
Mixed 1,708
SusWrite 782
374% 1,666 MB/s
4K Read 47.5
4K Write 147
4K Mixed 69.4
239% 88 MB/s
DQ Read 1,654
DQ Write 1,464
DQ Mixed 1452
1,118% 1,523 MB/s
165GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 102000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1216 835 829 776 840 800 MB/s
Read 2,030
Write 2,202
Mixed 1,732
SusWrite 883
384% 1,711 MB/s
4K Read 47.8
4K Write 178
4K Mixed 75
263% 100 MB/s
DQ Read 1,255
DQ Write 928
DQ Mixed 1,065
803% 1,083 MB/s
325GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 102000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1211 843 835 838 840 734 MB/s
Read 2,013
Write 2,138
Mixed 1,706
SusWrite 884
378% 1,685 MB/s
4K Read 53.2
4K Write 136
4K Mixed 75
248% 87.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,609
DQ Write 473
DQ Mixed 410
467% 831 MB/s
133GB free
Firmware: 102000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1254 850 855 856 855 857 MB/s
Read 2,030
Write 2,148
Mixed 1,720
SusWrite 921
383% 1,705 MB/s
4K Read 46.1
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 67.3
230% 84.4 MB/s
DQ Read 623
DQ Write 475
DQ Mixed 611
440% 570 MB/s
242GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 102000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1014 883 839 840 843 835 MB/s
Read 1,478
Write 1,478
Mixed 1,243
SusWrite 876
285% 1,269 MB/s
4K Read 32
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 49.6
179% 69.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,186
DQ Write 754
DQ Mixed 993
734% 978 MB/s
392GB free
Firmware: 102000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 430 582 607 584 594 518 MB/s
Read 642
Write 597
Mixed 594
SusWrite 553
134% 596 MB/s
4K Read 38.6
4K Write 72.7
4K Mixed 49.3
160% 53.5 MB/s
DQ Read 764
DQ Write 270
DQ Mixed 471
360% 502 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,078,113 SSDs tested.

Typical WDS500G3XHC-00SJG0 500GB Builds (Compare 93,577 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $1,000

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