Average Bench: 205% (68th of 1026)

Based on 835 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC PC SN730 SDBQNTY-512G-1001

Outstanding average bench

The WDC PC SN730 SDBQNTY-512G-1001 512GB averaged 104.9% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 685MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 1,353MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC PC SN730 SDBQNTY-512G-1001 512GB is 153%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the WDC PC SN730 SDBQNTY-512G-1001 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 117MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 41.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 835 samples)
Min Avg Max
579 Read 1,489 1,977
652 Write 1,353 2,111
540 Mixed 1,203 1,715
525 SusWrite 873 1,024
276% 1,229 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.2 4K Read 41.8 50
48.9 4K Write 117 168
29.7 4K Mixed 58.5 73
200% 72.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
158 DQ Read 754 1,384
135 DQ Write 592 1,192
160 DQ Mixed 685 1,246
509% 677 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
356GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11130101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 32 36 41 43 45 45 MB/s
Read 3,592
Write 44
Mixed 87.8
SusWrite 40.4
196% 941 MB/s
4K Read 275
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 5.9
426% 94.6 MB/s
377GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11130101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1108 1026 998 1002 992 997 MB/s
Read 1,984
Write 1,897
Mixed 1,495
SusWrite 1,020
359% 1,599 MB/s
4K Read 50.7
4K Write 177
4K Mixed 75.2
267% 101 MB/s
DQ Read 977
DQ Write 530
DQ Mixed 662
517% 723 MB/s
371GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11130101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1115 971 945 964 965 978 MB/s
Read 1,942
Write 1,793
Mixed 1,529
SusWrite 990
351% 1,563 MB/s
4K Read 48.4
4K Write 156
4K Mixed 70.6
246% 91.7 MB/s
DQ Read 796
DQ Write 467
DQ Mixed 642
475% 635 MB/s
427GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11130101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1169 1031 992 995 996 979 MB/s
Read 1,774
Write 1,615
Mixed 1,295
SusWrite 1,027
320% 1,428 MB/s
4K Read 46.2
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 60.8
201% 69.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,381
DQ Write 640
DQ Mixed 771
636% 931 MB/s
414GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11110101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1058 1006 976 977 978 977 MB/s
Read 1,759
Write 1,670
Mixed 1,522
SusWrite 996
334% 1,487 MB/s
4K Read 30.9
4K Write 82.4
4K Mixed 41.1
143% 51.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,398
DQ Write 1226
DQ Mixed 1,302
979% 1,309 MB/s
269GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11130101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1036 788 654 670 670 660 MB/s
Read 1,750
Write 1,659
Mixed 1,601
SusWrite 746
323% 1,439 MB/s
4K Read 44.9
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 62.8
210% 74.8 MB/s
DQ Read 580
DQ Write 600
DQ Mixed 580
439% 587 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 26,699,139 SSDs tested.

Typical PC SN730 SDBQNTY-512G-1001 512GB Builds (Compare 187 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

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