Average Bench: 138% (157th of 1058)

Based on 537 user benchmarks.  Model: NVMe WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-256G-1002

Outstanding average bench

The Nvme WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-256G-1002 256GB averaged 38.4% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Nvme WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-256G-1002 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 516MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 643MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvme WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-256G-1002 256GB is 86.3%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Nvme WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-256G-1002 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 229MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 39.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 537 samples)
Min Avg Max
767 Read 1,084 1,483
649 Write 845 927
594 Mixed 830 1,022
189 SusWrite 229 249
167% 747 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.1 4K Read 39.2 51.8
58 4K Write 118 198
25.4 4K Mixed 48.2 72
184% 68.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
463 DQ Read 643 684
212 DQ Write 475 903
226 DQ Mixed 516 576
397% 545 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
149GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21106000 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 303 251 241 223 223 223 MB/s
Read 1,456
Write 912
Mixed 920
SusWrite 244
196% 883 MB/s
4K Read 53.1
4K Write 219
4K Mixed 45.4
255% 106 MB/s
DQ Read 681
DQ Write 786
DQ Mixed 571
475% 679 MB/s
157GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21106000 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 330 245 218 217 220 219 MB/s
Read 1,063
Write 899
Mixed 891
SusWrite 241
173% 774 MB/s
4K Read 32.5
4K Write 174
4K Mixed 51.5
207% 85.9 MB/s
DQ Read 678
DQ Write 685
DQ Mixed 548
449% 637 MB/s
183GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21106000 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 304 218 217 214 220 220 MB/s
Read 875
Write 901
Mixed 917
SusWrite 232
164% 731 MB/s
4K Read 45.7
4K Write 142
4K Mixed 58.1
219% 81.9 MB/s
DQ Read 684
DQ Write 419
DQ Mixed 574
422% 559 MB/s
175GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21106000 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 289 270 220 220 220 220 MB/s
Read 1,009
Write 834
Mixed 821
SusWrite 240
162% 726 MB/s
4K Read 38.6
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 45.4
180% 68.1 MB/s
DQ Read 678
DQ Write 390
DQ Mixed 573
416% 547 MB/s
174GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21106000 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 340 220 219 214 221 221 MB/s
Read 963
Write 797
Mixed 797
SusWrite 239
156% 699 MB/s
4K Read 35
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 43.6
176% 68.1 MB/s
DQ Read 679
DQ Write 355
DQ Mixed 565
407% 533 MB/s
188GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21106000 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 364 253 215 213 218 218 MB/s
Read 1,192
Write 908
Mixed 922
SusWrite 247
182% 817 MB/s
4K Read 44
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 55.6
203% 74.2 MB/s
DQ Read 42.6
DQ Write 95.2
DQ Mixed 49.3
43% 62.4 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,017,445 SSDs tested.

Typical WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-256G-1002 256GB Builds (Compare 159 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard

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