Average Bench: 161% (128th of 1058)

Based on 2,761 user benchmarks.  Model: PC SN530 NVMe WDC 512GB

Outstanding average bench

The PC SN530 NVMe WDC 512GB averaged 61.3% 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 780MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 851MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the PC SN530 NVMe WDC 512GB is 103%. 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 449MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 105MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,761 samples)
Min Avg Max
639 Read 1,162 1,571
711 Write 1,223 1,624
617 Mixed 972 1,284
325 SusWrite 449 503
214% 952 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.2 4K Read 39.2 47.8
58.5 4K Write 105 151
32.5 4K Mixed 54 69.2
184% 66.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
464 DQ Read 851 1,228
203 DQ Write 509 969
327 DQ Mixed 780 1,002
554% 713 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
477GB free
Firmware: 21106012 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 776 436 437 438 438 437 MB/s
Read 1,166
Write 1,242
Mixed 1,140
SusWrite 494
227% 1,011 MB/s
4K Read 45.9
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 63.2
207% 71.9 MB/s
DQ Read 908
DQ Write 696
DQ Mixed 774
587% 793 MB/s
280GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21113012 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 707 473 426 380 369 364 MB/s
Read 1,550
Write 1,328
Mixed 1,120
SusWrite 453
248% 1,113 MB/s
4K Read 39.9
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 55
190% 68.7 MB/s
DQ Read 844
DQ Write 428
DQ Mixed 932
613% 735 MB/s
134GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21112012 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 685 484 429 428 426 425 MB/s
Read 1,554
Write 1,313
Mixed 1,097
SusWrite 480
248% 1,111 MB/s
4K Read 36.6
4K Write 95.9
4K Mixed 53.1
174% 61.9 MB/s
DQ Read 747
DQ Write 469
DQ Mixed 824
556% 680 MB/s
409GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21113012 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 583 413 420 401 410 420 MB/s
Read 1,130
Write 1,502
Mixed 1,000
SusWrite 441
229% 1,019 MB/s
4K Read 36.6
4K Write 85.8
4K Mixed 48.8
163% 57.1 MB/s
DQ Read 987
DQ Write 648
DQ Mixed 817
610% 818 MB/s
387GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21112012 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 387 393 408 412 412 368 MB/s
Read 990
Write 367
Mixed 554
SusWrite 397
128% 577 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 49.7
167% 61.4 MB/s
DQ Read 872
DQ Write 409
DQ Mixed 474
396% 585 MB/s
362GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21113012 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 600 411 420 391 427 426 MB/s
Read 870
Write 919
Mixed 920
SusWrite 446
178% 789 MB/s
4K Read 34.8
4K Write 93.6
4K Mixed 48.8
165% 59.1 MB/s
DQ Read 827
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 670
467% 598 MB/s
307GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21112012 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 493 218 334 308 239 202 MB/s
Read 874
Write 586
Mixed 532
SusWrite 299
127% 573 MB/s
4K Read 14.4
4K Write 24
4K Mixed 30.3
73% 22.9 MB/s
DQ Read 356
DQ Write 137
DQ Mixed 288
202% 260 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 46,948,579 SSDs tested.

Typical SN530 NVMe WDC 512GB Builds (Compare 5,602 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 122%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 121%
UFO

System: Dell XPS 8940

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $690

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