Average Bench: 251% (54th of 1069)

Based on 18,375 user benchmarks.  Model: WDBRPG5000ANC-WRSN

Outstanding average bench

The WDBRPG5000ANC-WRSN 500GB averaged 151.4% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WDBRPG5000ANC-WRSN 500GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 1,051MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 1,273MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDBRPG5000ANC-WRSN 500GB is 115%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the WDBRPG5000ANC-WRSN 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 840MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 47.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 18,375 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,226 Read 1,871 2,029
955 Write 1,942 2,329
994 Mixed 1,583 1,786
519 SusWrite 840 1,057
350% 1,559 MB/s
Min Avg Max
35.1 4K Read 47.2 54.3
69.6 4K Write 163 235
50.2 4K Mixed 70 84.4
247% 93.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
769 DQ Read 1,273 1,690
177 DQ Write 934 1,318
290 DQ Mixed 1,051 1,448
800% 1,086 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
257GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 111110WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 971 988 992 1002 1007 1003 MB/s
Read 1,971
Write 2,172
Mixed 1,767
SusWrite 994
388% 1,726 MB/s
4K Read 46.9
4K Write 163
4K Mixed 69.2
246% 93.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,442
DQ Write 1,102
DQ Mixed 1,236
934% 1,260 MB/s
282GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 102000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1029 809 799 836 834 841 MB/s
Read 1,850
Write 1,775
Mixed 1,732
SusWrite 858
349% 1,554 MB/s
4K Read 49.9
4K Write 207
4K Mixed 76.4
283% 111 MB/s
DQ Read 1,378
DQ Write 999
DQ Mixed 1,131
861% 1,169 MB/s
343GB free
Firmware: 111110WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1220 832 807 768 821 713 MB/s
Read 1,918
Write 2041
Mixed 1,677
SusWrite 860
365% 1,624 MB/s
4K Read 43.3
4K Write 149
4K Mixed 67.1
231% 86.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,562
DQ Write 1,164
DQ Mixed 1,298
988% 1,342 MB/s
157GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 102000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1224 843 843 715 719 645 MB/s
Read 2,006
Write 2,178
Mixed 1,688
SusWrite 832
376% 1676 MB/s
4K Read 47.9
4K Write 164
4K Mixed 72.1
252% 94.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,274
DQ Write 1,020
DQ Mixed 1,113
842% 1,135 MB/s
136GB free
Firmware: 111130WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1175 660 692 659 605 675 MB/s
Read 1,990
Write 2,177
Mixed 1709
SusWrite 744
372% 1,655 MB/s
4K Read 46
4K Write 159
4K Mixed 67.9
241% 91 MB/s
DQ Read 1,528
DQ Write 1165
DQ Mixed 1301
985% 1,331 MB/s
346GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 111110WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1304 989 1000 820 663 658 MB/s
Read 1,995
Write 2,287
Mixed 1755
SusWrite 906
390% 1,736 MB/s
4K Read 50.2
4K Write 166
4K Mixed 73.6
258% 96.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,112
DQ Write 815
DQ Mixed 957
717% 961 MB/s
92GB free
Firmware: 111110WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1159 999 999 747 593 572 MB/s
Read 1,343
Write 1321
Mixed 1,274
SusWrite 845
269% 1,196 MB/s
4K Read 50.8
4K Write 164
4K Mixed 75
260% 96.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1340
DQ Write 1,065
DQ Mixed 1,194
896% 1,200 MB/s
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Typical WDBRPG5000ANC-WRSN 500GB Builds (Compare 18,565 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 133%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 134%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WI-FI) - $149

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $848

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