Average Bench: 141% (152nd of 1058)

Based on 2,547 user benchmarks.  Model: PC SN530 NVMe WDC 256GB

Outstanding average bench

The PC SN530 NVMe WDC 256GB averaged 40.9% 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 500MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,158MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the PC SN530 NVMe WDC 256GB is 95.2%. 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 221MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 107MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,547 samples)
Min Avg Max
616 Read 1,158 1,471
455 Write 827 925
431 Mixed 810 1,011
162 SusWrite 221 252
168% 754 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21 4K Read 39.8 51.9
55.8 4K Write 107 174
28.5 4K Mixed 52.8 72.8
185% 66.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
365 DQ Read 615 683
174 DQ Write 462 903
222 DQ Mixed 500 578
384% 526 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
170GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21112012 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 288 219 222 218 221 221 MB/s
Read 1,460
Write 925
Mixed 1,025
SusWrite 232
202% 910 MB/s
4K Read 34.1
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 58.8
186% 67.8 MB/s
DQ Read 682
DQ Write 660
DQ Mixed 575
458% 639 MB/s
185GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21112012 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 337 215 212 216 218 217 MB/s
Read 1,330
Write 830
Mixed 614
SusWrite 236
166% 752 MB/s
4K Read 45.8
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 60.2
217% 80 MB/s
DQ Read 678
DQ Write 374
DQ Mixed 571
413% 541 MB/s
173GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21113012 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 287 260 217 195 218 221 MB/s
Read 1,041
Write 765
Mixed 742
SusWrite 233
155% 695 MB/s
4K Read 38.5
4K Write 67.7
4K Mixed 45.3
152% 50.5 MB/s
DQ Read 534
DQ Write 297
DQ Mixed 395
299% 408 MB/s
168GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21112012 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 243 294 223 222 221 222 MB/s
Read 1,012
Write 823
Mixed 804
SusWrite 237
160% 719 MB/s
4K Read 31.7
4K Write 85.7
4K Mixed 38.2
142% 51.9 MB/s
DQ Read 635
DQ Write 400
DQ Mixed 536
395% 524 MB/s
173GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21112012 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 354 210 158 168 177 168 MB/s
Read 934
Write 914
Mixed 812
SusWrite 206
160% 717 MB/s
4K Read 39.1
4K Write 85.6
4K Mixed 46.8
164% 57.2 MB/s
DQ Read 578
DQ Write 321
DQ Mixed 569
391% 489 MB/s
142GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21112012 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 348 219 220 219 223 212 MB/s
Read 734
Write 550
Mixed 574
SusWrite 240
117% 525 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 76.8
4K Mixed 41.6
132% 47.9 MB/s
DQ Read 575
DQ Write 236
DQ Mixed 517
353% 443 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,080,386 SSDs tested.

Typical SN530 NVMe WDC 256GB Builds (Compare 1,314 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Inspiron 3505

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3 months ago.

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


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