Average Bench: 149% (144th of 1059)

Based on 4,269 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC PC SN530 SDBPMPZ-256G-1101

Outstanding average bench

The WDC PC SN530 SDBPMPZ-256G-1101 256GB averaged 48.8% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WDC PC SN530 SDBPMPZ-256G-1101 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 473MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,277MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC PC SN530 SDBPMPZ-256G-1101 256GB is 96.7%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the WDC PC SN530 SDBPMPZ-256G-1101 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 210MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 803MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,269 samples)
Min Avg Max
770 Read 1,277 1,474
211 Write 803 925
344 Mixed 803 976
146 SusWrite 210 247
171% 773 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.9 4K Read 43.2 52.2
40.1 4K Write 118 178
25.2 4K Mixed 54 75
197% 71.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
338 DQ Read 607 684
157 DQ Write 499 915
203 DQ Mixed 473 579
376% 526 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
95GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21160001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 24 23 21 25 26 23 MB/s
Read 4,052
Write 28.9
Mixed 61.1
SusWrite 23.5
216% 1,041 MB/s
4K Read 336
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 3.7
515% 114 MB/s
90GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21160001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 288 203 158 152 146 150 MB/s
Read 1425
Write 901
Mixed 948
SusWrite 183
192% 864 MB/s
4K Read 44.5
4K Write 145
4K Mixed 65.2
228% 85 MB/s
DQ Read 679
DQ Write 771
DQ Mixed 575
474% 675 MB/s
193GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21160001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 319 262 218 219 219 218 MB/s
Read 1,462
Write 932
Mixed 927
SusWrite 242
198% 891 MB/s
4K Read 44.5
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 58.6
213% 78.9 MB/s
DQ Read 682
DQ Write 697
DQ Mixed 576
464% 652 MB/s
200GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21160001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 299 276 218 219 219 219 MB/s
Read 1,464
Write 928
Mixed 984
SusWrite 242
201% 904 MB/s
4K Read 46.5
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 63.4
212% 74.6 MB/s
DQ Read 682
DQ Write 590
DQ Mixed 577
448% 616 MB/s
198GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21160001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 262 274 214 216 215 216 MB/s
Read 1,437
Write 904
Mixed 938
SusWrite 233
195% 878 MB/s
4K Read 37.4
4K Write 88.5
4K Mixed 51.9
170% 59.3 MB/s
DQ Read 679
DQ Write 657
DQ Mixed 578
459% 638 MB/s
74GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21160001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 371 199 123 128 124 121 MB/s
Read 1,229
Write 806
Mixed 850
SusWrite 178
170% 766 MB/s
4K Read 37.7
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 57.3
191% 69.6 MB/s
DQ Read 683
DQ Write 529
DQ Mixed 574
438% 595 MB/s
59GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21160001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 301 243 117 113 112 112 MB/s
Read 1,345
Write 800
Mixed 873
SusWrite 166
176% 796 MB/s
4K Read 41.5
4K Write 85.9
4K Mixed 51.7
175% 59.7 MB/s
DQ Read 550
DQ Write 211
DQ Mixed 411
296% 391 MB/s
94GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21160001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 244 202 176 170 169 161 MB/s
Read 1123
Write 798
Mixed 859
SusWrite 187
165% 742 MB/s
4K Read 37.7
4K Write 64.2
4K Mixed 34.6
136% 45.5 MB/s
DQ Read 650
DQ Write 299
DQ Mixed 244
242% 398 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 59,026,067 SSDs tested.

Typical PC SN530 SDBPMPZ-256G-1101 256GB Builds (Compare 2,654 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard

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