Average Bench: 115% (161st of 1016)

Based on 1,083 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC PC SN520 SDAPNUW-128G-1006

Outstanding average bench

The WDC PC SN520 SDAPNUW-128G-1006 128GB averaged 14.8% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WDC PC SN520 SDAPNUW-128G-1006 128GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 283MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 452MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC PC SN520 SDAPNUW-128G-1006 128GB is 53.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WDC PC SN520 SDAPNUW-128G-1006 128GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 204MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 518MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,083 samples)
Min Avg Max
571 Read 716 885
342 Write 623 743
294 Mixed 518 692
153 SusWrite 204 231
115% 515 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.6 4K Read 35.7 44
43.6 4K Write 106 136
26.1 4K Mixed 51.5 63.3
176% 64.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
224 DQ Read 400 440
196 DQ Write 452 672
192 DQ Mixed 283 404
253% 378 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
58GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 247 171 171 163 168 155 MB/s
Read 834
Write 757
Mixed 682
SusWrite 179
137% 613 MB/s
4K Read 40.4
4K Write 97.4
4K Mixed 54.1
182% 64 MB/s
DQ Read 422
DQ Write 368
DQ Mixed 363
281% 384 MB/s
42GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20110006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 28 53 44 29 29 MB/s
Read 687
Write 667
Mixed 450
SusWrite 48.2
103% 463 MB/s
4K Read 37.8
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 57.1
193% 71 MB/s
DQ Read 439
DQ Write 540
DQ Mixed 300
279% 426 MB/s
68GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20110006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 158 219 162 160 163 MB/s
Read 906
Write 705
Mixed 376
SusWrite 170
120% 540 MB/s
4K Read 24.8
4K Write 37
4K Mixed 29.3
95% 30.4 MB/s
DQ Read 409
DQ Write 529
DQ Mixed 284
266% 407 MB/s
92GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 198 231 201 195 193 186 MB/s
Read 774
Write 617
Mixed 429
SusWrite 201
112% 505 MB/s
4K Read 20.8
4K Write 46.2
4K Mixed 32.8
98% 33.3 MB/s
DQ Read 212
DQ Write 211
DQ Mixed 234
170% 219 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,625,834 SSDs tested.

Typical PC SN520 SDAPNUW-128G-1006 128GB Builds (Compare 802 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

System: HP Pavilion Desktop 595-p0xxx

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $200

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