Average Bench: 162% (143rd of 1072)

Based on 1,947 user benchmarks.  Model: NVMe WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-512G-1002

Outstanding average bench

The Nvme WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-512G-1002 512GB averaged 61.6% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Nvme WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-512G-1002 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 678MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 770MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvme WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-512G-1002 512GB is 99.8%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Nvme WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-512G-1002 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 415MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 386MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,947 samples)
Min Avg Max
852 Read 1,238 1,547
793 Write 1,220 1,594
668 Mixed 1,042 1,344
294 SusWrite 415 490
219% 979 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26.8 4K Read 42.3 52.7
59.2 4K Write 116 213
32.7 4K Mixed 55.9 75.4
197% 71.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
425 DQ Read 770 1,155
200 DQ Write 386 847
262 DQ Mixed 678 954
477% 611 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
300GB free
Firmware: 21106000 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 941 426 429 429 430 429 MB/s
Read 1,610
Write 1586
Mixed 1,310
SusWrite 514
281% 1,255 MB/s
4K Read 56
4K Write 254
4K Mixed 90.1
335% 134 MB/s
DQ Read 1,247
DQ Write 1,338
DQ Mixed 985
826% 1,190 MB/s
85GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21106000 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 42 41 43 35 36 33 MB/s
Read 2,102
Write 34.5
Mixed 65.5
SusWrite 38.2
117% 560 MB/s
4K Read 377
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 5.2
579% 128 MB/s
98GB free
Firmware: 21106000 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 859 431 435 433 436 436 MB/s
Read 1458
Write 1,640
Mixed 1,407
SusWrite 505
282% 1,253 MB/s
4K Read 44.4
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 60.3
203% 71.7 MB/s
DQ Read 956
DQ Write 766
DQ Mixed 374
413% 699 MB/s
350GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21106000 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 751 422 424 426 427 426 MB/s
Read 1321
Write 1,277
Mixed 1,126
SusWrite 479
236% 1,051 MB/s
4K Read 43.5
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 61.2
209% 75.4 MB/s
DQ Read 865
DQ Write 378
DQ Mixed 790
541% 678 MB/s
68GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21106000 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 394 357 355 88 76 83 MB/s
Read 1,079
Write 1,034
Mixed 892
SusWrite 226
181% 808 MB/s
4K Read 40.1
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 46.6
173% 62.2 MB/s
DQ Read 539
DQ Write 211
DQ Mixed 420
299% 390 MB/s
213GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21106000 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 328 326 339 288 197 191 MB/s
Read 556
Write 314
Mixed 349
SusWrite 278
83% 374 MB/s
4K Read 12.5
4K Write 8.3
4K Mixed 9.6
36% 10.1 MB/s
DQ Read 136
DQ Write 35.9
DQ Mixed 81.5
61% 84.5 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 75,677,518 SSDs tested

Typical WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-512G-1002 512GB Builds (Compare 2,653 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk

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