Average Bench: 146% (147th of 1058)

Based on 3,090 user benchmarks.  Model: PC SN530 NVMe WDC 256GB

Outstanding average bench

The PC SN530 NVMe WDC 256GB averaged 45.8% 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 498MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,201MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the PC SN530 NVMe WDC 256GB is 106%. 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 216MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 114MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,090 samples)
Min Avg Max
639 Read 1,201 1,471
281 Write 823 925
401 Mixed 806 996
153 SusWrite 216 250
169% 761 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.1 4K Read 44.6 54.2
52.3 4K Write 114 210
26.5 4K Mixed 54.2 78.1
197% 70.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
336 DQ Read 613 683
174 DQ Write 467 915
198 DQ Mixed 498 579
384% 526 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
105GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21112012 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 283 219 203 199 194 188 MB/s
Read 1,444
Write 911
Mixed 953
SusWrite 214
195% 881 MB/s
4K Read 49.7
4K Write 205
4K Mixed 74.4
279% 110 MB/s
DQ Read 679
DQ Write 906
DQ Mixed 577
496% 721 MB/s
130GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21113012 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 356 216 217 218 210 218 MB/s
Read 1,456
Write 913
Mixed 938
SusWrite 239
197% 887 MB/s
4K Read 48.1
4K Write 136
4K Mixed 67.7
231% 83.8 MB/s
DQ Read 682
DQ Write 840
DQ Mixed 575
485% 699 MB/s
139GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21113012 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 365 210 207 187 196 183 MB/s
Read 1,452
Write 924
Mixed 977
SusWrite 224
198% 894 MB/s
4K Read 43.8
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 57.4
201% 72.1 MB/s
DQ Read 677
DQ Write 454
DQ Mixed 570
424% 567 MB/s
64GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21113012 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 366 221 199 191 199 189 MB/s
Read 1,328
Write 864
Mixed 955
SusWrite 227
187% 844 MB/s
4K Read 43
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 56.3
197% 70.9 MB/s
DQ Read 678
DQ Write 684
DQ Mixed 567
458% 643 MB/s
112GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21113012 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 373 214 178 178 170 173 MB/s
Read 1,164
Write 872
Mixed 843
SusWrite 214
172% 773 MB/s
4K Read 43.7
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 57.9
204% 73.6 MB/s
DQ Read 54.9
DQ Write 233
DQ Mixed 73.3
77% 120 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 51,170,732 SSDs tested.

Typical SN530 NVMe WDC 256GB Builds (Compare 1,771 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 51%
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Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Inspiron 3505

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7 months ago.

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


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