Average Bench: 202% (82nd of 1058)

Based on 2,980 user benchmarks.  Model: PC SN730 NVMe WDC 512GB

Outstanding average bench

The PC SN730 NVMe WDC 512GB averaged 102.1% 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 777MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 1,636MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the PC SN730 NVMe WDC 512GB is 155%. 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 116MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 807MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,980 samples)
Min Avg Max
749 Read 1,451 2,021
718 Write 1,636 2,310
672 Mixed 1,361 1,855
420 SusWrite 807 1,034
296% 1,314 MB/s
Min Avg Max
27.9 4K Read 41.7 52.8
51.8 4K Write 116 195
34 4K Mixed 58.2 80.4
199% 71.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
352 DQ Read 890 1,409
149 DQ Write 601 1,107
211 DQ Mixed 777 1,206
571% 756 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
437GB free
Firmware: 11121012 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1352 984 983 984 980 981 MB/s
Read 1,148
Write 2,071
Mixed 1,311
SusWrite 1,044
316% 1,394 MB/s
4K Read 44.4
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 63.9
215% 77.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,279
DQ Write 910
DQ Mixed 1,059
800% 1,083 MB/s
370GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11170012 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1026 986 983 992 990 992 MB/s
Read 1,576
Write 1,509
Mixed 1,402
SusWrite 995
308% 1,370 MB/s
4K Read 43.6
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 59.6
206% 74.4 MB/s
DQ Read 802
DQ Write 358
DQ Mixed 851
559% 671 MB/s
235GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11111012 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1131 994 992 995 997 907 MB/s
Read 1,677
Write 1,553
Mixed 1,383
SusWrite 1,003
315% 1,404 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 54.5
4K Mixed 32.6
107% 37 MB/s
DQ Read 1,168
DQ Write 808
DQ Mixed 976
732% 984 MB/s
80GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11170012 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 418 232 147 139 298 173 MB/s
Read 1,539
Write 955
Mixed 1,161
SusWrite 234
216% 972 MB/s
4K Read 37.5
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 56.5
186% 67.1 MB/s
DQ Read 689
DQ Write 476
DQ Mixed 538
414% 568 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 49,497,839 SSDs tested.

Typical SN730 NVMe WDC 512GB Builds (Compare 5,514 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk

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