Average Bench: 243% (52nd of 1058)

Based on 9,687 user benchmarks.  Model: WDS500G3XHC-00SJG0

Outstanding average bench

The WDS500G3XHC-00SJG0 500GB averaged 143.4% 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 1,000MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 1,933MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDS500G3XHC-00SJG0 500GB is 102%. 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 805MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 45.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,687 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,213 Read 1,888 2,034
1,121 Write 1,933 2,246
1,087 Mixed 1,583 1,738
564 SusWrite 805 914
348% 1,552 MB/s
Min Avg Max
35.4 4K Read 45.6 51.3
85.3 4K Write 153 213
49.7 4K Mixed 67.3 79.9
236% 88.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
619 DQ Read 1,175 1,599
309 DQ Write 880 1,256
371 DQ Mixed 1,000 1,384
755% 1,018 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
309GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 102000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1257 852 852 856 858 854 MB/s
Read 2,018
Write 2208
Mixed 1,726
SusWrite 921
386% 1,719 MB/s
4K Read 51
4K Write 204
4K Mixed 79.3
287% 111 MB/s
DQ Read 1,403
DQ Write 1153
DQ Mixed 1,256
947% 1,271 MB/s
418GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 102000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1233 859 858 861 861 858 MB/s
Read 2,017
Write 2,222
Mixed 1725
SusWrite 922
387% 1,722 MB/s
4K Read 45.9
4K Write 157
4K Mixed 69.6
242% 90.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,279
DQ Write 928
DQ Mixed 1,111
828% 1,106 MB/s
177GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 102000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1111 856 856 854 861 860 MB/s
Read 1,916
Write 1,630
Mixed 1451
SusWrite 900
330% 1,474 MB/s
4K Read 47.5
4K Write 164
4K Mixed 69.9
248% 93.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,163
DQ Write 825
DQ Mixed 1005
748% 998 MB/s
466GB free
Firmware: 102000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1081 851 851 856 854 853 MB/s
Read 1,292
Write 1,316
Mixed 1251
SusWrite 891
268% 1,188 MB/s
4K Read 48.9
4K Write 179
4K Mixed 75.2
265% 101 MB/s
DQ Read 1,456
DQ Write 1,243
DQ Mixed 1,318
996% 1,339 MB/s
166GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 102000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1129 688 699 702 676 663 MB/s
Read 2,028
Write 2,052
Mixed 1,636
SusWrite 760
363% 1,619 MB/s
4K Read 46.4
4K Write 154
4K Mixed 69.1
240% 89.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,184
DQ Write 814
DQ Mixed 948
721% 982 MB/s
359GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 102000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 667 342 359 355 347 347 MB/s
Read 1,456
Write 1540
Mixed 1,284
SusWrite 403
263% 1,171 MB/s
4K Read 28.8
4K Write 89.2
4K Mixed 42.6
145% 53.5 MB/s
DQ Read 813
DQ Write 667
DQ Mixed 800
583% 760 MB/s
329GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 102000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 518 472 320 325 327 325 MB/s
Read 1,928
Write 920
Mixed 1,222
SusWrite 381
246% 1,113 MB/s
4K Read 46
4K Write 13.2
4K Mixed 20.1
102% 26.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,045
DQ Write 311
DQ Mixed 256
299% 537 MB/s
221GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 102000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 528 506 586 579 597 616 MB/s
Read 686
Write 678
Mixed 671
SusWrite 568
147% 651 MB/s
4K Read 40
4K Write 94
4K Mixed 54.4
180% 62.8 MB/s
DQ Read 755
DQ Write 636
DQ Mixed 687
517% 693 MB/s
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Typical WDS500G3XHC-00SJG0 500GB Builds (Compare 85,143 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 96%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $127

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $946

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