Average Bench: 221% (79th of 1071)

Based on 6,012 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC PC SN730 SDBPNTY-512G-1032

Outstanding average bench

The WDC PC SN730 SDBPNTY-512G-1032 512GB averaged 121.4% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WDC PC SN730 SDBPNTY-512G-1032 512GB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 831MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 1,850MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC PC SN730 SDBPNTY-512G-1032 512GB is 105%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the WDC PC SN730 SDBPNTY-512G-1032 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 766MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 43.6MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 6,012 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,001 Read 1,765 2,020
942 Write 1,850 2,228
753 Mixed 1,505 1,766
424 SusWrite 766 1,028
330% 1,471 MB/s
Min Avg Max
33.2 4K Read 43.6 50.8
70.2 4K Write 127 172
42.8 4K Mixed 62 74.5
213% 77.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
422 DQ Read 1,033 1,403
238 DQ Write 680 1,055
301 DQ Mixed 831 1,186
627% 848 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
293GB free
Firmware: 11111000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1326 982 986 987 982 987 MB/s
Read 1,715
Write 2,065
Mixed 1,625
SusWrite 1,042
363% 1,612 MB/s
4K Read 44.5
4K Write 150
4K Mixed 67.2
233% 87.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,113
DQ Write 843
DQ Mixed 975
730% 977 MB/s
293GB free
Firmware: 11111000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1357 998 999 998 975 999 MB/s
Read 1,979
Write 1,933
Mixed 1,504
SusWrite 1,054
363% 1,618 MB/s
4K Read 38.4
4K Write 95.8
4K Mixed 51.1
174% 61.8 MB/s
DQ Read 651
DQ Write 442
DQ Mixed 605
436% 566 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 70,987,935 SSDs tested.

Typical PC SN730 SDBPNTY-512G-1032 512GB Builds (Compare 1,377 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop 76%
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: MSI MS-17E9


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