Average Bench: 120% (199th of 1080)

Based on 3,015 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-256G-1114

Outstanding average bench

The WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-256G-1114 256GB averaged 19.6% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-256G-1114 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 418MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,035MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-256G-1114 256GB is 123%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-256G-1114 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 208MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 75.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,015 samples)
Min Avg Max
440 Read 1,035 1,465
216 Write 739 923
288 Mixed 740 973
145 SusWrite 208 250
151% 681 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.4 4K Read 33.4 49.4
17.6 4K Write 75.9 162
13.8 4K Mixed 41.5 70.5
144% 50.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
145 DQ Read 541 684
73.1 DQ Write 413 833
109 DQ Mixed 418 579
329% 457 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
67GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 278 182 70 59 88 45 MB/s
Read 1,346
Write 916
Mixed 980
SusWrite 120
187% 840 MB/s
4K Read 41.1
4K Write 92.4
4K Mixed 54.7
181% 62.7 MB/s
DQ Read 684
DQ Write 638
DQ Mixed 566
451% 629 MB/s
63GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21113000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 213 203 126 97 72 76 MB/s
Read 908
Write 744
Mixed 608
SusWrite 131
133% 598 MB/s
4K Read 14.5
4K Write 30.6
4K Mixed 17.2
60% 20.8 MB/s
DQ Read 444
DQ Write 227
DQ Mixed 298
231% 323 MB/s
75GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 21113000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 177 137 120 119 121 121 MB/s
Read 841
Write 222
Mixed 426
SusWrite 132
89% 405 MB/s
4K Read 13.1
4K Write 23.2
4K Mixed 16.9
54% 17.7 MB/s
DQ Read 306
DQ Write 158
DQ Mixed 203
158% 222 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 76,492,156 SSDs tested

Typical PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-256G-1114 256GB Builds (Compare 16,151 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
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Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 71%
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Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk

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