Average Bench: 174% (116th of 1058)

Based on 3,491 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-512G-1014

Outstanding average bench

The WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-512G-1014 512GB averaged 74.3% 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 747MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 1,553MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-512G-1014 512GB is 92.4%. 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 453MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 111MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,491 samples)
Min Avg Max
788 Read 1,270 1,649
1,212 Write 1,553 1,682
816 Mixed 1,167 1,428
345 SusWrite 453 500
250% 1,111 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28.3 4K Read 41 47.3
68.8 4K Write 111 152
37.4 4K Mixed 57 70.2
194% 69.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
489 DQ Read 938 1,250
338 DQ Write 673 1,093
237 DQ Mixed 747 1,004
574% 786 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
449GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21103900
SusWrite @10s intervals: 738 398 421 422 420 422 MB/s
Read 1,574
Write 1613
Mixed 1,316
SusWrite 470
279% 1,243 MB/s
4K Read 47.3
4K Write 153
4K Mixed 69.9
242% 90 MB/s
DQ Read 1,234
DQ Write 1,147
DQ Mixed 1,003
804% 1,128 MB/s
172GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21103900
SusWrite @10s intervals: 602 461 352 333 323 319 MB/s
Read 1,469
Write 1,518
Mixed 1,392
SusWrite 398
268% 1,194 MB/s
4K Read 42.8
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 60.5
209% 76.1 MB/s
DQ Read 873
DQ Write 571
DQ Mixed 674
516% 706 MB/s
427GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21103900
SusWrite @10s intervals: 663 496 433 433 437 437 MB/s
Read 1,196
Write 1628
Mixed 1,147
SusWrite 483
251% 1,114 MB/s
4K Read 42.8
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 58.4
194% 67.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1028
DQ Write 632
DQ Mixed 781
595% 814 MB/s
427GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21103900
SusWrite @10s intervals: 716 419 432 435 436 437 MB/s
Read 1,054
Write 1,644
Mixed 1,119
SusWrite 479
243% 1,074 MB/s
4K Read 43.3
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 58.9
196% 68.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,039
DQ Write 639
DQ Mixed 773
594% 817 MB/s
171GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21103900
SusWrite @10s intervals: 683 440 241 230 242 226 MB/s
Read 1,050
Write 1509
Mixed 1,154
SusWrite 344
229% 1,014 MB/s
4K Read 38.4
4K Write 99.2
4K Mixed 54.6
181% 64.1 MB/s
DQ Read 944
DQ Write 762
DQ Mixed 849
637% 852 MB/s
313GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21103900
SusWrite @10s intervals: 681 423 424 425 423 419 MB/s
Read 1,065
Write 1,599
Mixed 1,161
SusWrite 466
242% 1,073 MB/s
4K Read 35.9
4K Write 86.7
4K Mixed 53.8
169% 58.8 MB/s
DQ Read 40.1
DQ Write 405
DQ Mixed 406
259% 284 MB/s
399GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21103900
SusWrite @10s intervals: 654 409 382 415 438 415 MB/s
Read 747
Write 1,341
Mixed 945
SusWrite 452
198% 871 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 67.1
4K Mixed 41.5
139% 47.2 MB/s
DQ Read 557
DQ Write 368
DQ Mixed 439
334% 455 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 42,053,184 SSDs tested.

Typical PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-512G-1014 512GB Builds (Compare 5,750 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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