Average Bench: 145% (147th of 1058)

Based on 4,326 user benchmarks.  Model: PC SN530 NVMe WDC 256GB

Outstanding average bench

The PC SN530 NVMe WDC 256GB averaged 45.3% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the PC SN530 NVMe WDC 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 492MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,199MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the PC SN530 NVMe WDC 256GB is 107%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the PC SN530 NVMe WDC 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 211MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 115MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,326 samples)
Min Avg Max
628 Read 1,199 1,471
221 Write 813 921
363 Mixed 799 994
144 SusWrite 211 256
168% 756 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.7 4K Read 43.3 53.7
48.1 4K Write 115 201
26.2 4K Mixed 54.3 77.9
196% 70.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
334 DQ Read 613 683
151 DQ Write 474 917
186 DQ Mixed 492 578
382% 526 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
202GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21113012 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 341 216 216 216 217 217 MB/s
Read 1,454
Write 905
Mixed 914
SusWrite 238
194% 878 MB/s
4K Read 53.2
4K Write 200
4K Mixed 77.9
286% 110 MB/s
DQ Read 680
DQ Write 917
DQ Mixed 578
498% 725 MB/s
195GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21112012 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 328 210 161 172 170 175 MB/s
Read 1,460
Write 914
Mixed 928
SusWrite 203
194% 876 MB/s
4K Read 54.1
4K Write 157
4K Mixed 75.8
262% 95.7 MB/s
DQ Read 680
DQ Write 922
DQ Mixed 578
499% 727 MB/s
73GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21113012 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 275 254 165 166 157 159 MB/s
Read 1,304
Write 923
Mixed 936
SusWrite 196
187% 840 MB/s
4K Read 43.4
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 59.8
203% 72.7 MB/s
DQ Read 675
DQ Write 924
DQ Mixed 568
494% 722 MB/s
172GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21113012 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 210 213 203 201 194 213 MB/s
Read 1,417
Write 873
Mixed 875
SusWrite 206
187% 843 MB/s
4K Read 42.6
4K Write 135
4K Mixed 43.2
192% 73.7 MB/s
DQ Read 488
DQ Write 467
DQ Mixed 315
281% 424 MB/s
199GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21113012 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 339 221 222 222 223 225 MB/s
Read 1,042
Write 895
Mixed 789
SusWrite 242
166% 742 MB/s
4K Read 40.9
4K Write 97.3
4K Mixed 50
178% 62.7 MB/s
DQ Read 573
DQ Write 288
DQ Mixed 450
329% 437 MB/s
61GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21113012 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 336 214 213 201 189 186 MB/s
Read 898
Write 896
Mixed 729
SusWrite 223
154% 686 MB/s
4K Read 39.1
4K Write 96.2
4K Mixed 54.4
180% 63.2 MB/s
DQ Read 680
DQ Write 354
DQ Mixed 575
412% 536 MB/s
61GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21113012 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 300 187 118 122 122 120 MB/s
Read 463
Write 896
Mixed 561
SusWrite 162
118% 520 MB/s
4K Read 36.2
4K Write 71.9
4K Mixed 46.4
152% 51.5 MB/s
DQ Read 647
DQ Write 240
DQ Mixed 542
374% 476 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 57,591,653 SSDs tested.

Typical SN530 NVMe WDC 256GB Builds (Compare 2,280 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Inspiron 3505

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14 months ago.

Not bad, but low sustained writes, probably small buffer.


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