Average Bench: 218% (75th of 1058)

Based on 3,984 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC PC SN730 SDBPNTY-512G-1101

Outstanding average bench

The WDC PC SN730 SDBPNTY-512G-1101 512GB averaged 117.9% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WDC PC SN730 SDBPNTY-512G-1101 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 852MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 1,694MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC PC SN730 SDBPNTY-512G-1101 512GB is 117%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the WDC PC SN730 SDBPNTY-512G-1101 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 41.5MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 124MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,984 samples)
Min Avg Max
754 Read 1,632 2,020
842 Write 1,694 2,210
658 Mixed 1,397 1,765
506 SusWrite 861 1,030
314% 1,396 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.6 4K Read 41.5 48.1
73.3 4K Write 124 155
36 4K Mixed 59.3 69.8
204% 74.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
503 DQ Read 975 1,251
278 DQ Write 680 1,022
460 DQ Mixed 852 1,117
630% 836 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
315GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11170001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1073 979 984 998 997 998 MB/s
Read 2,002
Write 2,202
Mixed 1,764
SusWrite 1,005
392% 1,743 MB/s
4K Read 46
4K Write 145
4K Mixed 68.5
234% 86.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,030
DQ Write 836
DQ Mixed 946
705% 938 MB/s
177GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11170001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1121 1022 995 991 772 671 MB/s
Read 1,969
Write 2,118
Mixed 1,671
SusWrite 929
376% 1,672 MB/s
4K Read 46.4
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 67.6
231% 84.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,254
DQ Write 802
DQ Mixed 989
748% 1,015 MB/s
177GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11170001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 934 727 691 690 752 718 MB/s
Read 1,954
Write 2,092
Mixed 1656
SusWrite 752
362% 1,613 MB/s
4K Read 46.2
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 63.8
225% 82.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1172
DQ Write 790
DQ Mixed 970
727% 977 MB/s
427GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11190001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1144 1013 1004 1003 1002 1001 MB/s
Read 1765
Write 1,561
Mixed 1,353
SusWrite 1,028
320% 1,427 MB/s
4K Read 40.8
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 56.6
191% 68.2 MB/s
DQ Read 990
DQ Write 473
DQ Mixed 1,098
717% 853 MB/s
381GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11170001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 823 874 828 979 927 911 MB/s
Read 1,590
Write 1243
Mixed 1257
SusWrite 890
279% 1,245 MB/s
4K Read 44.3
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 45.5
189% 69.9 MB/s
DQ Read 831
DQ Write 408
DQ Mixed 769
531% 669 MB/s
244GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11110001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1083 923 876 895 906 917 MB/s
Read 1,035
Write 1,057
Mixed 784
SusWrite 933
214% 952 MB/s
4K Read 39.3
4K Write 93.4
4K Mixed 53.6
178% 62.1 MB/s
DQ Read 714
DQ Write 450
DQ Mixed 604
444% 589 MB/s
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Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht

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