Average Bench: 170% (120th of 1058)

Based on 6,802 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-512G-1014

Outstanding average bench

The WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-512G-1014 512GB averaged 69.7% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-512G-1014 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 739MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 1,547MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-512G-1014 512GB is 86.1%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-512G-1014 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 442MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 106MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,802 samples)
Min Avg Max
828 Read 1,215 1,620
1,250 Write 1,547 1,679
833 Mixed 1,146 1,418
340 SusWrite 442 497
245% 1,087 MB/s
Min Avg Max
27.1 4K Read 41.5 47.3
68.8 4K Write 106 151
36.9 4K Mixed 56.1 70.1
191% 68 MB/s
Min Avg Max
546 DQ Read 920 1,244
325 DQ Write 649 1,013
362 DQ Mixed 739 1,004
564% 769 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
431GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21103900
SusWrite @10s intervals: 745 424 425 419 408 413 MB/s
Read 1,577
Write 1,672
Mixed 1,313
SusWrite 472
282% 1,259 MB/s
4K Read 46.8
4K Write 145
4K Mixed 69.2
237% 87.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,243
DQ Write 982
DQ Mixed 1,007
782% 1,077 MB/s
431GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21103900
SusWrite @10s intervals: 641 470 424 420 425 400 MB/s
Read 1,570
Write 1,592
Mixed 1,220
SusWrite 463
271% 1,211 MB/s
4K Read 46.2
4K Write 149
4K Mixed 68.2
236% 87.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,238
DQ Write 985
DQ Mixed 1,005
781% 1,076 MB/s
306GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21103900
SusWrite @10s intervals: 738 420 415 409 411 416 MB/s
Read 1,490
Write 994
Mixed 961
SusWrite 468
218% 978 MB/s
4K Read 45.4
4K Write 142
4K Mixed 67.8
231% 85 MB/s
DQ Read 1,144
DQ Write 859
DQ Mixed 1,005
751% 1,003 MB/s
412GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21103900
SusWrite @10s intervals: 593 434 484 415 398 374 MB/s
Read 1492
Write 1,612
Mixed 1,214
SusWrite 450
267% 1,192 MB/s
4K Read 45.9
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 61.7
204% 70.8 MB/s
DQ Read 916
DQ Write 523
DQ Mixed 752
551% 730 MB/s
420GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21103900
SusWrite @10s intervals: 733 423 420 400 424 427 MB/s
Read 1,162
Write 1,623
Mixed 1,113
SusWrite 471
246% 1,092 MB/s
4K Read 41.4
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 58.1
192% 67.7 MB/s
DQ Read 967
DQ Write 606
DQ Mixed 732
560% 768 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,555,228 SSDs tested.

Typical PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-512G-1014 512GB Builds (Compare 8,673 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk

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