Average Bench: 207% (81st of 1058)

Based on 3,335 user benchmarks.  Model: PC SN730 NVMe WDC 512GB

Outstanding average bench

The PC SN730 NVMe WDC 512GB averaged 107.5% 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.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 798MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 1,612MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the PC SN730 NVMe WDC 512GB is 157%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the PC SN730 NVMe WDC 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 806MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 119MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 3,335 samples)
Min Avg Max
808 Read 1,506 2,018
762 Write 1,612 2,265
770 Mixed 1,359 1,817
425 SusWrite 806 1,047
297% 1,321 MB/s
Min Avg Max
29 4K Read 44.8 53.2
58 4K Write 119 199
36.6 4K Mixed 59.2 80.1
207% 74.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
341 DQ Read 926 1,513
192 DQ Write 611 1,165
264 DQ Mixed 798 1,274
587% 779 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
233GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11170012 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 780 604 569 565 528 588 MB/s
Read 1,985
Write 2,253
Mixed 1,727
SusWrite 606
369% 1,643 MB/s
4K Read 51.8
4K Write 189
4K Mixed 76.8
277% 106 MB/s
DQ Read 1,364
DQ Write 1,047
DQ Mixed 1,161
880% 1,190 MB/s
122GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11170012 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 565 359 355 330 358 331 MB/s
Read 1,216
Write 1,097
Mixed 1,191
SusWrite 383
218% 972 MB/s
4K Read 34.8
4K Write 51
4K Mixed 46.3
139% 44 MB/s
DQ Read 359
DQ Write 194
DQ Mixed 309
221% 287 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 56,071,253 SSDs tested.

Typical SN730 NVMe WDC 512GB Builds (Compare 6,369 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop 79%
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk

System: Dell XPS 15 9500


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