Average Bench: 169% (122nd of 1058)

Based on 1,708 user benchmarks.  Model: NVMe WDC PC SN530 SDB

Outstanding average bench

The Nvme WDC PC SN530 SDB 512GB averaged 69.1% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Nvme WDC PC SN530 SDB 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 762MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 1,552MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvme WDC PC SN530 SDB 512GB is 68%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Nvme WDC PC SN530 SDB 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 461MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 103MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,708 samples)
Min Avg Max
837 Read 1,193 1,636
1,137 Write 1,552 1,698
867 Mixed 1,156 1,407
360 SusWrite 461 509
246% 1,090 MB/s
Min Avg Max
31.6 4K Read 40.8 47.2
70.5 4K Write 103 125
41.1 4K Mixed 56 64.6
188% 66.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
637 DQ Read 910 1,097
354 DQ Write 656 843
424 DQ Mixed 762 940
575% 776 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
418GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3900 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 887 436 427 431 431 433 MB/s
Read 1,196
Write 1,688
Mixed 1,216
SusWrite 508
260% 1,152 MB/s
4K Read 41.5
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 55.2
190% 67.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,000
DQ Write 705
DQ Mixed 873
646% 859 MB/s
418GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3900 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 691 480 427 427 418 430 MB/s
Read 1,213
Write 1,592
Mixed 1093
SusWrite 479
246% 1,094 MB/s
4K Read 40.2
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 57.9
189% 66.8 MB/s
DQ Read 821
DQ Write 557
DQ Mixed 654
498% 677 MB/s
342GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3900 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 726 484 432 434 436 436 MB/s
Read 927
Write 1,580
Mixed 1,151
SusWrite 491
235% 1,037 MB/s
4K Read 42.7
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 60
196% 68.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,051
DQ Write 684
DQ Mixed 851
639% 862 MB/s
273GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3900 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 745 453 414 417 419 415 MB/s
Read 880
Write 1,563
Mixed 1,000
SusWrite 477
222% 980 MB/s
4K Read 38.9
4K Write 89.7
4K Mixed 54.7
176% 61.1 MB/s
DQ Read 857
DQ Write 656
DQ Mixed 699
538% 737 MB/s
273GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3900 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 721 416 413 419 422 420 MB/s
Read 922
Write 1,477
Mixed 993
SusWrite 468
218% 965 MB/s
4K Read 36.6
4K Write 93.3
4K Mixed 51.3
171% 60.4 MB/s
DQ Read 720
DQ Write 501
DQ Mixed 605
453% 609 MB/s
274GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3900 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 677 451 411 416 416 417 MB/s
Read 769
Write 1,347
Mixed 908
SusWrite 465
198% 872 MB/s
4K Read 36.6
4K Write 78.5
4K Mixed 47.9
158% 54.3 MB/s
DQ Read 626
DQ Write 444
DQ Mixed 526
395% 532 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,247,471 SSDs tested.

Typical WDC PC SN530 SDB 512GB Builds (Compare 10,187 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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