Average Bench: 173% (117th of 1058)

Based on 1,145 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-512G-1114

Outstanding average bench

The WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-512G-1114 512GB averaged 72.8% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-512G-1114 512GB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 767MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 959MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-512G-1114 512GB is 92.3%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-512G-1114 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 453MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 110MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 1,145 samples)
Min Avg Max
813 Read 1,224 1,574
913 Write 1,503 1,674
719 Mixed 1,110 1,301
352 SusWrite 453 501
241% 1,072 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.9 4K Read 40.1 47.6
63.6 4K Write 110 153
36.7 4K Mixed 57.3 70.7
193% 69.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
526 DQ Read 959 1,245
243 DQ Write 678 1,057
344 DQ Mixed 767 1,004
587% 801 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
416GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21113000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 672 432 431 433 436 434 MB/s
Read 952
Write 1,372
Mixed 1,110
SusWrite 473
221% 977 MB/s
4K Read 42.1
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 58.6
194% 68.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,002
DQ Write 645
DQ Mixed 788
597% 812 MB/s
244GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21113000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 809 389 410 422 384 411 MB/s
Read 986
Write 1,596
Mixed 1,058
SusWrite 471
232% 1,028 MB/s
4K Read 40.9
4K Write 96
4K Mixed 56.2
185% 64.4 MB/s
DQ Read 969
DQ Write 562
DQ Mixed 682
530% 738 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,404,304 SSDs tested.

Typical PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-512G-1114 512GB Builds (Compare 8,527 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop 75%
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk

System: Acer Nitro AN515-55


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