Average Bench: 173% (131st of 1074)

Based on 5,609 user benchmarks.  Model: PC SN530 NVMe WDC 512GB

Outstanding average bench

The PC SN530 NVMe WDC 512GB averaged 73.1% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the PC SN530 NVMe WDC 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 788MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 913MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the PC SN530 NVMe WDC 512GB is 127%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the PC SN530 NVMe WDC 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 428MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 123MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,609 samples)
Min Avg Max
674 Read 1,287 1,572
518 Write 1,259 1,627
534 Mixed 991 1,275
282 SusWrite 428 502
222% 991 MB/s
Min Avg Max
27.7 4K Read 44.4 54.5
54.2 4K Write 123 232
34.6 4K Mixed 57.7 83.3
206% 75 MB/s
Min Avg Max
465 DQ Read 913 1,253
175 DQ Write 523 1,178
288 DQ Mixed 788 1,003
568% 741 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
320GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21113012 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 754 470 430 432 433 434 MB/s
Read 1,552
Write 1,615
Mixed 1,163
SusWrite 492
270% 1,205 MB/s
4K Read 51.4
4K Write 182
4K Mixed 78
274% 104 MB/s
DQ Read 1,116
DQ Write 838
DQ Mixed 944
714% 966 MB/s
439GB free
Firmware: 21113012 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 932 436 436 436 436 436 MB/s
Read 1,568
Write 1754
Mixed 1,324
SusWrite 519
290% 1,291 MB/s
4K Read 45.7
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 63.6
211% 74.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,264
DQ Write 937
DQ Mixed 1,009
779% 1,070 MB/s
327GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21113012 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 693 474 349 321 304 300 MB/s
Read 1,528
Write 1,508
Mixed 1,179
SusWrite 407
258% 1,155 MB/s
4K Read 51.3
4K Write 144
4K Mixed 70.6
244% 88.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,235
DQ Write 713
DQ Mixed 946
712% 965 MB/s
246GB free
Firmware: 21113012 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 822 437 439 440 440 439 MB/s
Read 1,160
Write 1,118
Mixed 1,106
SusWrite 503
218% 972 MB/s
4K Read 40
4K Write 97.4
4K Mixed 55.8
184% 64.4 MB/s
DQ Read 919
DQ Write 964
DQ Mixed 940
707% 941 MB/s
198GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21113012 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 796 418 330 330 329 328 MB/s
Read 1,574
Write 1,589
Mixed 1,235
SusWrite 422
270% 1,205 MB/s
4K Read 37.6
4K Write 87.6
4K Mixed 51.1
169% 58.8 MB/s
DQ Read 966
DQ Write 506
DQ Mixed 823
589% 765 MB/s
436GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21113012 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 548 368 412 300 313 313 MB/s
Read 1,247
Write 968
Mixed 857
SusWrite 376
192% 862 MB/s
4K Read 36.3
4K Write 76.9
4K Mixed 46
155% 53.1 MB/s
DQ Read 427
DQ Write 162
DQ Mixed 332
236% 307 MB/s
251GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21113012 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 669 421 309 310 313 352 MB/s
Read 1,141
Write 1,021
Mixed 896
SusWrite 396
193% 864 MB/s
4K Read 30.8
4K Write 59.8
4K Mixed 34.8
123% 41.8 MB/s
DQ Read 450
DQ Write 276
DQ Mixed 430
302% 385 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 75,945,273 SSDs tested

Typical SN530 NVMe WDC 512GB Builds (Compare 2,106 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 11%
Tree trunk

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