Average Bench: 151% (141st of 1059)

Based on 7,318 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-256G-1006

Outstanding average bench

The WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-256G-1006 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 SDBPNPZ-256G-1006 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 501MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 604MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-256G-1006 256GB is 113%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-256G-1006 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 213MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 818MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,318 samples)
Min Avg Max
630 Read 1,204 1,486
259 Write 818 926
347 Mixed 819 979
149 SusWrite 213 252
170% 763 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.9 4K Read 43.4 53.8
42.7 4K Write 124 198
25 4K Mixed 57.2 78.6
205% 74.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
312 DQ Read 619 684
149 DQ Write 604 924
207 DQ Mixed 501 580
407% 575 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
136GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPS2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 30 31 30 31 30 32 MB/s
Read 3,409
Write 33.1
Mixed 67.6
SusWrite 30.4
184% 885 MB/s
4K Read 448
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 3
683% 151 MB/s
192GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPS2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 199 257 214 211 219 220 MB/s
Read 1,461
Write 926
Mixed 923
SusWrite 220
196% 882 MB/s
4K Read 50
4K Write 162
4K Mixed 72.5
255% 95 MB/s
DQ Read 678
DQ Write 907
DQ Mixed 285
357% 623 MB/s
106GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPS2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 468 221 219 220 220 208 MB/s
Read 1,173
Write 880
Mixed 927
SusWrite 259
181% 810 MB/s
4K Read 45.1
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 65.2
225% 82.9 MB/s
DQ Read 681
DQ Write 900
DQ Mixed 575
494% 719 MB/s
93GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPS2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 321 285 219 214 198 197 MB/s
Read 1,216
Write 912
Mixed 942
SusWrite 239
184% 827 MB/s
4K Read 45.2
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 64.2
221% 80.5 MB/s
DQ Read 681
DQ Write 821
DQ Mixed 571
480% 691 MB/s
153GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPS2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 372 218 220 219 220 220 MB/s
Read 1,219
Write 928
Mixed 944
SusWrite 245
186% 834 MB/s
4K Read 40.2
4K Write 89.6
4K Mixed 53.6
177% 61.1 MB/s
DQ Read 683
DQ Write 667
DQ Mixed 580
462% 644 MB/s
111GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPS2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 300 271 156 146 146 142 MB/s
Read 966
Write 900
Mixed 811
SusWrite 194
160% 718 MB/s
4K Read 40.7
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 55.7
187% 65.8 MB/s
DQ Read 681
DQ Write 616
DQ Mixed 576
452% 624 MB/s
164GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPS2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 205 214 211 219 219 221 MB/s
Read 876
Write 491
Mixed 479
SusWrite 215
114% 515 MB/s
4K Read 34.8
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 54.4
179% 65.3 MB/s
DQ Read 419
DQ Write 200
DQ Mixed 219
186% 279 MB/s
190GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPS2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 202 190 187 178 194 212 MB/s
Read 970
Write 794
Mixed 531
SusWrite 194
138% 622 MB/s
4K Read 29.1
4K Write 87.2
4K Mixed 40.3
142% 52.2 MB/s
DQ Read 536
DQ Write 209
DQ Mixed 236
211% 327 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 59,024,068 SSDs tested.

Typical PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-256G-1006 256GB Builds (Compare 2,914 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

System: HP Pavilion Gaming Desktop TG01-1xxx

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $374

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