Average Bench: 151% (142nd of 1058)

Based on 1,949 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC PC SN530 SDBPMPZ-256G-1101

Outstanding average bench

The WDC PC SN530 SDBPMPZ-256G-1101 256GB averaged 51.4% 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.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 491MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,301MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC PC SN530 SDBPMPZ-256G-1101 256GB is 78.9%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the WDC PC SN530 SDBPMPZ-256G-1101 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 224MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 40.8MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 1,949 samples)
Min Avg Max
862 Read 1,301 1,472
576 Write 846 926
496 Mixed 845 980
171 SusWrite 224 251
178% 804 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.3 4K Read 40.8 51.1
59.9 4K Write 117 170
32.4 4K Mixed 54.9 72.7
194% 70.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
422 DQ Read 627 684
180 DQ Write 533 919
222 DQ Mixed 491 580
392% 550 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
177GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21160001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 291 275 219 219 220 220 MB/s
Read 1,466
Write 929
Mixed 985
SusWrite 240
201% 905 MB/s
4K Read 47.3
4K Write 153
4K Mixed 67.3
239% 89.2 MB/s
DQ Read 683
DQ Write 875
DQ Mixed 577
492% 712 MB/s
151GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21160001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 348 220 220 219 219 220 MB/s
Read 1,469
Write 926
Mixed 926
SusWrite 241
197% 890 MB/s
4K Read 47.7
4K Write 151
4K Mixed 69.4
241% 89.3 MB/s
DQ Read 682
DQ Write 789
DQ Mixed 577
479% 683 MB/s
183GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21160001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 347 218 219 221 221 221 MB/s
Read 1,457
Write 895
Mixed 958
SusWrite 241
197% 888 MB/s
4K Read 40.9
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 54.9
194% 70.6 MB/s
DQ Read 679
DQ Write 540
DQ Mixed 550
428% 590 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,328,928 SSDs tested.

Typical PC SN530 SDBPMPZ-256G-1101 256GB Builds (Compare 2,425 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 10%
Tree trunk

System: Lenovo 81WE


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