Average Bench: 238% (41st of 1011)

Based on 573 user benchmarks.  Model: WDS500G3XHC-00SJG0

Outstanding average bench

The WDS500G3XHC-00SJG0 500GB averaged 138.5% 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 970MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 1,822MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDS500G3XHC-00SJG0 500GB is 109%. 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 831MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 44.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 573 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,022 Read 1,802 2,030
804 Write 1,822 2,231
707 Mixed 1,515 1,731
572 SusWrite 831 910
335% 1,492 MB/s
Min Avg Max
29.4 4K Read 44.8 50.5
80.7 4K Write 150 202
43.4 4K Mixed 65.8 78
231% 86.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
470 DQ Read 1,109 1,630
241 DQ Write 884 1,345
174 DQ Mixed 970 1,418
733% 988 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
185GB free
Firmware: 102000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1263 861 861 860 862 868 MB/s
Read 2,022
Write 2,145
Mixed 1,722
SusWrite 929
383% 1,705 MB/s
4K Read 48.5
4K Write 187
4K Mixed 74
268% 103 MB/s
DQ Read 1,543
DQ Write 1,311
DQ Mixed 1,393
1,053% 1,416 MB/s
430GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 102000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 993 807 838 841 840 839 MB/s
Read 2,009
Write 1,631
Mixed 1,475
SusWrite 860
334% 1,493 MB/s
4K Read 44.1
4K Write 136
4K Mixed 64.2
221% 81.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,242
DQ Write 1,027
DQ Mixed 1,111
838% 1,126 MB/s
364GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 102000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1123 854 852 852 853 853 MB/s
Read 2,014
Write 1,833
Mixed 1,609
SusWrite 898
356% 1,588 MB/s
4K Read 42.7
4K Write 139
4K Mixed 67.3
225% 83.1 MB/s
DQ Read 903
DQ Write 612
DQ Mixed 808
590% 775 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,133,448 SSDs tested.

Typical WDS500G3XHC-00SJG0 500GB Builds (Compare 18,156 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 106%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 99%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX X470-F GAMING - $170

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $970

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