Average Bench: 116% (150th of 1011)

Based on 748 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC PC SN520 SDAPNUW-128G-1006

Outstanding average bench

The WDC PC SN520 SDAPNUW-128G-1006 128GB averaged 16.3% 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 282MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 461MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC PC SN520 SDAPNUW-128G-1006 128GB is 47.6%. 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 208MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 523MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 748 samples)
Min Avg Max
550 Read 716 874
372 Write 626 739
296 Mixed 523 693
157 SusWrite 208 232
116% 518 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.2 4K Read 35.5 44.3
60.1 4K Write 109 152
27.3 4K Mixed 52.2 64.6
179% 65.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
270 DQ Read 411 440
208 DQ Write 461 612
190 DQ Mixed 282 397
255% 384 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
42GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20110006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 160 197 141 146 142 137 MB/s
Read 709
Write 594
Mixed 604
SusWrite 154
115% 515 MB/s
4K Read 41.1
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 58.4
195% 69.7 MB/s
DQ Read 439
DQ Write 430
DQ Mixed 290
258% 387 MB/s
43GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20110006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 213 149 151 147 148 143 MB/s
Read 580
Write 569
Mixed 323
SusWrite 158
91% 408 MB/s
4K Read 40.3
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 58.7
199% 72.5 MB/s
DQ Read 439
DQ Write 514
DQ Mixed 271
261% 408 MB/s
48GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20110006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 200 167 162 161 154 MB/s
Read 746
Write 701
Mixed 628
SusWrite 169
126% 561 MB/s
4K Read 31.2
4K Write 94.9
4K Mixed 47.1
158% 57.7 MB/s
DQ Read 434
DQ Write 402
DQ Mixed 325
269% 387 MB/s
62GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20110006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 194 220 189 186 181 183 MB/s
Read 655
Write 648
Mixed 580
SusWrite 192
116% 519 MB/s
4K Read 33
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 42.8
158% 58.9 MB/s
DQ Read 432
DQ Write 404
DQ Mixed 366
289% 401 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,133,049 SSDs tested.

Typical PC SN520 SDAPNUW-128G-1006 128GB Builds (Compare 672 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: 88% - Excellent Total price: $194

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