Average Bench: 169% (136th of 1074)

Based on 12,303 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-512G-1014

Outstanding average bench

The WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-512G-1014 512GB averaged 69.4% 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 722MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 1,475MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-512G-1014 512GB is 101%. 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 406MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 110MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,303 samples)
Min Avg Max
787 Read 1,262 1,606
732 Write 1,475 1,655
594 Mixed 1,109 1394
274 SusWrite 406 496
239% 1,063 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.2 4K Read 42.8 49.4
57.4 4K Write 110 165
30.8 4K Mixed 55.5 70.8
194% 69.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
443 DQ Read 914 1,246
274 DQ Write 631 976
320 DQ Mixed 722 1,001
553% 756 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
335GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21103900
SusWrite @10s intervals: 754 412 272 311 297 331 MB/s
Read 1,574
Write 1,595
Mixed 1,249
SusWrite 396
269% 1,204 MB/s
4K Read 41.2
4K Write 94.5
4K Mixed 56.4
185% 64 MB/s
DQ Read 1155
DQ Write 697
DQ Mixed 924
689% 926 MB/s
160GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21103900
SusWrite @10s intervals: 904 421 336 332 332 337 MB/s
Read 1,166
Write 1,591
Mixed 992
SusWrite 444
236% 1,048 MB/s
4K Read 42.6
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 59.1
198% 70 MB/s
DQ Read 1,140
DQ Write 738
DQ Mixed 896
680% 925 MB/s
240GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21103900
SusWrite @10s intervals: 793 404 256 253 243 245 MB/s
Read 1,289
Write 1,463
Mixed 1,275
SusWrite 366
247% 1,098 MB/s
4K Read 41.2
4K Write 95.6
4K Mixed 56.4
185% 64.4 MB/s
DQ Read 598
DQ Write 444
DQ Mixed 515
386% 519 MB/s
408GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21103900
SusWrite @10s intervals: 419 425 426 426 426 432 MB/s
Read 1,189
Write 423
Mixed 423
SusWrite 425
135% 615 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 62.1
4K Mixed 36.7
122% 42.3 MB/s
DQ Read 682
DQ Write 397
DQ Mixed 461
364% 513 MB/s
181GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21103900
SusWrite @10s intervals: 669 384 392 383 395 400 MB/s
Read 806
Write 1,337
Mixed 1,003
SusWrite 437
203% 896 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 74.1
4K Mixed 45.1
144% 50.2 MB/s
DQ Read 498
DQ Write 385
DQ Mixed 438
329% 440 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 75,944,963 SSDs tested

Typical PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-512G-1014 512GB Builds (Compare 15,934 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 72%
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Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk

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