Average Bench: 171% (119th of 1058)

Based on 8,681 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-512G-1014

Outstanding average bench

The WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-512G-1014 512GB averaged 71.0% 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 1,494MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-512G-1014 512GB is 91.6%. 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 424MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 106MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,681 samples)
Min Avg Max
799 Read 1,260 1,635
821 Write 1,494 1,664
645 Mixed 1,117 1,410
301 SusWrite 424 503
241% 1,074 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28 4K Read 46.3 48.7
60.7 4K Write 106 152
33 4K Mixed 55.5 70.3
197% 69.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
529 DQ Read 926 1,245
316 DQ Write 617 881
342 DQ Mixed 722 999
552% 755 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
441GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21103900
SusWrite @10s intervals: 709 491 433 409 434 427 MB/s
Read 1,546
Write 1615
Mixed 1,222
SusWrite 484
273% 1,217 MB/s
4K Read 45
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 56.3
203% 73.4 MB/s
DQ Read 856
DQ Write 571
DQ Mixed 735
542% 720 MB/s
106GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21103900
SusWrite @10s intervals: 326 278 207 204 195 194 MB/s
Read 1,626
Write 1,264
Mixed 1,393
SusWrite 234
252% 1,129 MB/s
4K Read 43.2
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 63.8
213% 77.1 MB/s
DQ Read 915
DQ Write 733
DQ Mixed 472
449% 706 MB/s
424GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21103900
SusWrite @10s intervals: 691 423 438 439 438 425 MB/s
Read 1,143
Write 1607
Mixed 1,138
SusWrite 476
246% 1,091 MB/s
4K Read 38.2
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 57.8
186% 66.2 MB/s
DQ Read 962
DQ Write 605
DQ Mixed 733
560% 767 MB/s
384GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21103900
SusWrite @10s intervals: 679 467 429 430 429 420 MB/s
Read 1,046
Write 1,634
Mixed 1,199
SusWrite 476
246% 1,089 MB/s
4K Read 38.4
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 56
184% 65.8 MB/s
DQ Read 988
DQ Write 742
DQ Mixed 874
651% 868 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 49,338,580 SSDs tested.

Typical PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-512G-1014 512GB Builds (Compare 12,048 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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