Average Bench: 198% (87th of 1058)

Based on 2,244 user benchmarks.  Model: PC SN730 NVMe WDC 512GB

Outstanding average bench

The PC SN730 NVMe WDC 512GB averaged 97.8% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the PC SN730 NVMe WDC 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 771MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 1,605MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the PC SN730 NVMe WDC 512GB is 139%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the PC SN730 NVMe WDC 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 109MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 41.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,244 samples)
Min Avg Max
761 Read 1,392 2,016
719 Write 1,605 2,257
672 Mixed 1,339 1,847
427 SusWrite 825 1,030
291% 1,290 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28.3 4K Read 41.3 51.8
59.3 4K Write 109 181
34.6 4K Mixed 56.4 77.6
193% 69 MB/s
Min Avg Max
331 DQ Read 855 1,386
133 DQ Write 589 1,143
226 DQ Mixed 771 1,214
562% 738 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
170GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11150012 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 875 439 440 428 441 429 MB/s
Read 1,930
Write 2,168
Mixed 1,888
SusWrite 508
365% 1,624 MB/s
4K Read 48.6
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 68.3
235% 85.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,291
DQ Write 864
DQ Mixed 1,050
791% 1,068 MB/s
226GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11150012 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 809 735 626 662 703 683 MB/s
Read 1,817
Write 2,084
Mixed 1,823
SusWrite 703
362% 1,607 MB/s
4K Read 42.8
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 57.9
194% 68.1 MB/s
DQ Read 994
DQ Write 790
DQ Mixed 893
668% 892 MB/s
351GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11150012 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1064 1004 988 960 658 657 MB/s
Read 1,186
Write 2,103
Mixed 1,411
SusWrite 888
317% 1,397 MB/s
4K Read 40.9
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 54.5
185% 65.5 MB/s
DQ Read 893
DQ Write 724
DQ Mixed 809
606% 809 MB/s
226GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11121012 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1022 671 694 682 660 711 MB/s
Read 1,282
Write 2,141
Mixed 1,568
SusWrite 740
324% 1,433 MB/s
4K Read 40.5
4K Write 99.7
4K Mixed 56.1
186% 65.4 MB/s
DQ Read 775
DQ Write 625
DQ Mixed 689
519% 696 MB/s
321GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11150012 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 801 627 696 673 680 708 MB/s
Read 1403
Write 1,406
Mixed 1,211
SusWrite 697
265% 1,179 MB/s
4K Read 39.9
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 54
186% 66.7 MB/s
DQ Read 680
DQ Write 397
DQ Mixed 727
491% 601 MB/s
166GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11150012 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 632 784 694 692 770 773 MB/s
Read 1,010
Write 1,765
Mixed 1,422
SusWrite 724
279% 1,230 MB/s
4K Read 38.5
4K Write 97.2
4K Mixed 55.3
181% 63.7 MB/s
DQ Read 867
DQ Write 673
DQ Mixed 766
574% 769 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,259,910 SSDs tested.

Typical SN730 NVMe WDC 512GB Builds (Compare 4,644 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk

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