Average Bench: 143% (149th of 1058)

Based on 1,004 user benchmarks.  Model: NVMe WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-256G-1006

Outstanding average bench

The Nvme WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-256G-1006 256GB averaged 43.3% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Nvme WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-256G-1006 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-1006 256GB is 85%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Nvme WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-256G-1006 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 222MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 414MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,004 samples)
Min Avg Max
861 Read 1,124 1,477
689 Write 861 923
584 Mixed 813 1,017
166 SusWrite 222 247
168% 755 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.7 4K Read 43.9 53.3
64.8 4K Write 127 212
24.1 4K Mixed 52.4 71.4
201% 74.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
478 DQ Read 643 684
177 DQ Write 414 877
235 DQ Mixed 516 575
388% 524 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
90GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPS2 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 323 211 170 167 165 165 MB/s
Read 1,051
Write 916
Mixed 804
SusWrite 200
166% 743 MB/s
4K Read 41.8
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 58.4
211% 79.3 MB/s
DQ Read 677
DQ Write 437
DQ Mixed 570
421% 561 MB/s
188GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPS2 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 345 218 220 219 220 221 MB/s
Read 948
Write 902
Mixed 895
SusWrite 240
167% 746 MB/s
4K Read 45.1
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 59.1
205% 73.3 MB/s
DQ Read 681
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 569
404% 524 MB/s
195GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPS2 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 264 214 219 218 219 213 MB/s
Read 959
Write 847
Mixed 864
SusWrite 225
162% 724 MB/s
4K Read 40.6
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 51.9
192% 71.4 MB/s
DQ Read 666
DQ Write 388
DQ Mixed 566
411% 540 MB/s
128GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPS2 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 276 254 166 165 156 165 MB/s
Read 1,063
Write 860
Mixed 815
SusWrite 197
164% 734 MB/s
4K Read 37.8
4K Write 98.1
4K Mixed 54.5
179% 63.5 MB/s
DQ Read 667
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 574
406% 524 MB/s
197GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPS2 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 342 218 216 221 220 217 MB/s
Read 935
Write 866
Mixed 635
SusWrite 239
149% 669 MB/s
4K Read 38.7
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 48.1
181% 67.2 MB/s
DQ Read 681
DQ Write 303
DQ Mixed 568
401% 517 MB/s
195GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPS2 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 321 216 215 218 220 220 MB/s
Read 956
Write 875
Mixed 684
SusWrite 235
154% 687 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 28.7
131% 53.3 MB/s
DQ Read 596
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 481
354% 472 MB/s
185GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPS2 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 346 215 216 210 219 220 MB/s
Read 996
Write 805
Mixed 636
SusWrite 238
149% 669 MB/s
4K Read 37
4K Write 86.2
4K Mixed 20.6
128% 47.9 MB/s
DQ Read 555
DQ Write 179
DQ Mixed 570
368% 435 MB/s
183GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPS2 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 309 249 212 212 213 217 MB/s
Read 931
Write 702
Mixed 621
SusWrite 235
139% 622 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 53.9
4K Mixed 22.4
95% 33.8 MB/s
DQ Read 508
DQ Write 206
DQ Mixed 316
245% 343 MB/s
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Typical WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-256G-1006 256GB Builds (Compare 1,679 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

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