Average Bench: 116% (186th of 1058)

Based on 3,268 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 266MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 45MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC PC SN520 SDAPNUW-128G-1006 128GB is 72.8%. This is a particularly 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 185MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 494MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,268 samples)
Min Avg Max
518 Read 809 920
130 Write 583 750
209 Mixed 494 716
101 SusWrite 185 231
115% 518 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.6 4K Read 45 46.7
11.1 4K Write 97.7 144
13.1 4K Mixed 48.7 64.8
182% 63.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
191 DQ Read 382 439
107 DQ Write 395 585
99.2 DQ Mixed 266 403
234% 348 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
68GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 292 216 216 218 221 220 MB/s
Read 872
Write 744
Mixed 685
SusWrite 230
141% 633 MB/s
4K Read 41.6
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 59.2
201% 73 MB/s
DQ Read 436
DQ Write 732
DQ Mixed 405
357% 524 MB/s
68GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 236 204 217 204 216 219 MB/s
Read 701
Write 711
Mixed 359
SusWrite 216
111% 497 MB/s
4K Read 34.9
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 56.4
188% 69.7 MB/s
DQ Read 392
DQ Write 376
DQ Mixed 203
202% 324 MB/s
57GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20110006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 198 219 176 176 183 174 MB/s
Read 699
Write 464
Mixed 436
SusWrite 188
99% 447 MB/s
4K Read 31
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 53.8
171% 62.9 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 399
DQ Mixed 210
208% 332 MB/s
91GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 258 199 198 198 183 193 MB/s
Read 614
Write 409
Mixed 558
SusWrite 205
100% 447 MB/s
4K Read 12.6
4K Write 14.6
4K Mixed 13.6
44% 13.6 MB/s
DQ Read 159
DQ Write 88.1
DQ Mixed 112
87% 120 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,296,028 SSDs tested.

Typical PC SN520 SDAPNUW-128G-1006 128GB Builds (Compare 9,127 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 12%
Tree trunk

System: HP Pavilion Gaming Laptop 15-ec0xxx

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