Average Bench: 207% (81st of 1058)

Based on 6,045 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC PC SN730 SDBQNTY-512G-1001

Outstanding average bench

The WDC PC SN730 SDBQNTY-512G-1001 512GB averaged 106.6% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WDC PC SN730 SDBQNTY-512G-1001 512GB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 736MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 1,551MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC PC SN730 SDBQNTY-512G-1001 512GB is 151%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the WDC PC SN730 SDBQNTY-512G-1001 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 788MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 120MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 6,045 samples)
Min Avg Max
674 Read 1,575 1,998
669 Write 1,551 2,226
564 Mixed 1,297 1,741
424 SusWrite 788 1,029
292% 1,303 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25 4K Read 42.4 51.4
43.6 4K Write 120 173
30.8 4K Mixed 59.5 75.4
204% 74 MB/s
Min Avg Max
182 DQ Read 848 1,324
121 DQ Write 605 1,127
137 DQ Mixed 736 1,188
547% 730 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
397GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11130101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1058 975 985 991 998 992 MB/s
Read 1,990
Write 2,185
Mixed 1,732
SusWrite 1,000
388% 1,727 MB/s
4K Read 47.3
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 63.8
213% 74.8 MB/s
DQ Read 906
DQ Write 554
DQ Mixed 770
563% 743 MB/s
275GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11170101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 939 941 994 952 679 660 MB/s
Read 1669
Write 1,747
Mixed 1,458
SusWrite 861
322% 1,434 MB/s
4K Read 43.3
4K Write 177
4K Mixed 61.1
238% 93.7 MB/s
DQ Read 824
DQ Write 806
DQ Mixed 976
689% 868 MB/s
437GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11170101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 893 832 899 995 974 970 MB/s
Read 1675
Write 1,409
Mixed 1,343
SusWrite 927
300% 1,338 MB/s
4K Read 42.6
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 58.6
196% 69.5 MB/s
DQ Read 898
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 787
538% 676 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,015,310 SSDs tested.

Typical PC SN730 SDBQNTY-512G-1001 512GB Builds (Compare 69 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 10%
Tree trunk

System: Lenovo 20SAS03S00


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