Average Bench: 162% (127th of 1058)

Based on 699 user benchmarks.  Model: NVMe PC SN530 NVMe WDC 512GB

Outstanding average bench

The Nvme PC SN530 WDC 512GB averaged 61.6% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Nvme PC SN530 WDC 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 663MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 776MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvme PC SN530 WDC 512GB is 81%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Nvme PC SN530 WDC 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 440MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 42.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 699 samples)
Min Avg Max
722 Read 1,140 1,637
658 Write 1,145 1,624
610 Mixed 985 1,370
322 SusWrite 440 493
208% 928 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28.9 4K Read 42.5 51.5
67.2 4K Write 127 181
33.4 4K Mixed 55.2 74.3
203% 75 MB/s
Min Avg Max
325 DQ Read 776 1,092
166 DQ Write 430 754
255 DQ Mixed 663 988
477% 623 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
397GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21112012 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 810 424 428 429 431 430 MB/s
Read 1,204
Write 1,198
Mixed 1,118
SusWrite 492
225% 1,003 MB/s
4K Read 47.1
4K Write 144
4K Mixed 60.2
225% 83.9 MB/s
DQ Read 885
DQ Write 448
DQ Mixed 816
566% 716 MB/s
350GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21112012 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 680 441 408 437 439 439 MB/s
Read 1,133
Write 1,155
Mixed 1,005
SusWrite 474
212% 942 MB/s
4K Read 43.5
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 55.5
210% 79 MB/s
DQ Read 1,091
DQ Write 423
DQ Mixed 905
630% 806 MB/s
372GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21112012 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 652 470 415 426 430 424 MB/s
Read 982
Write 1,262
Mixed 996
SusWrite 470
209% 927 MB/s
4K Read 44.3
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 61
206% 73.2 MB/s
DQ Read 686
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 637
441% 557 MB/s
207GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21113012 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 538 406 345 250 231 225 MB/s
Read 1,020
Write 931
Mixed 895
SusWrite 333
178% 795 MB/s
4K Read 34.7
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 50.4
172% 62.8 MB/s
DQ Read 529
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 471
336% 434 MB/s
300GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21112012 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 658 408 422 402 433 435 MB/s
Read 1070
Write 1,152
Mixed 945
SusWrite 460
204% 907 MB/s
4K Read 28.2
4K Write 83.8
4K Mixed 49.6
151% 53.9 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 152
DQ Mixed 265
197% 267 MB/s
385GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21113012 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 344 372 375 397 381 371 MB/s
Read 502
Write 483
Mixed 440
SusWrite 374
101% 450 MB/s
4K Read 38
4K Write 83.1
4K Mixed 47.7
163% 56.3 MB/s
DQ Read 569
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 555
387% 490 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,232,080 SSDs tested.

Typical PC SN530 WDC 512GB Builds (Compare 1,533 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard

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