Average Bench: 194% (104th of 1074)

Based on 7,562 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-512G-1032

Outstanding average bench

The WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-512G-1032 512GB averaged 93.9% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-512G-1032 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 822MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 1,045MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-512G-1032 512GB is 94.8%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-512G-1032 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 422MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 45.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,562 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,060 Read 1,456 1,581
993 Write 1,452 1,646
814 Mixed 1,133 1,288
308 SusWrite 422 502
250% 1,116 MB/s
Min Avg Max
29.7 4K Read 45.7 54.3
73.8 4K Write 143 218
38.2 4K Mixed 65 82.2
228% 84.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
528 DQ Read 1,045 1,261
308 DQ Write 725 1,128
345 DQ Mixed 822 1006
631% 864 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
165GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21111000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 797 424 373 375 350 338 MB/s
Read 1,540
Write 1463
Mixed 1,147
SusWrite 443
257% 1,148 MB/s
4K Read 50
4K Write 153
4K Mixed 72
249% 91.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,262
DQ Write 1,118
DQ Mixed 973
789% 1,117 MB/s
175GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21111000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 908 424 278 275 266 271 MB/s
Read 1,526
Write 1393
Mixed 1,161
SusWrite 404
251% 1,121 MB/s
4K Read 41.7
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 60.4
200% 71.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1208
DQ Write 836
DQ Mixed 956
732% 1,000 MB/s
115GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21111000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 769 430 431 432 432 431 MB/s
Read 1504
Write 1,561
Mixed 1,225
SusWrite 487
268% 1,194 MB/s
4K Read 43.9
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 62.7
213% 77.4 MB/s
DQ Read 930
DQ Write 626
DQ Mixed 772
578% 776 MB/s
294GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21111000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 655 341 237 229 260 249 MB/s
Read 1256
Write 1,299
Mixed 1,007
SusWrite 328
218% 973 MB/s
4K Read 33.9
4K Write 84.3
4K Mixed 45
154% 54.4 MB/s
DQ Read 692
DQ Write 470
DQ Mixed 605
445% 589 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 75,996,079 SSDs tested

Typical PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-512G-1032 512GB Builds (Compare 4,728 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI MS-16W1

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