Average Bench: 117% (151st of 1011)

Based on 636 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC PC SN520 SDAPNUW-128G-1006

Outstanding average bench

The WDC PC SN520 SDAPNUW-128G-1006 128GB averaged 16.8% 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 281MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 453MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC PC SN520 SDAPNUW-128G-1006 128GB is 43.5%. 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 210MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 520MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 636 samples)
Min Avg Max
576 Read 723 886
508 Write 632 745
294 Mixed 520 700
160 SusWrite 210 232
116% 521 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.9 4K Read 36 44.2
64.3 4K Write 109 140
32 4K Mixed 52.5 63
179% 65.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
288 DQ Read 415 440
209 DQ Write 453 591
197 DQ Mixed 281 399
254% 383 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
41GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20110006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 190 234 174 177 174 177 MB/s
Read 733
Write 701
Mixed 449
SusWrite 188
116% 518 MB/s
4K Read 32.8
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 58.8
190% 71.4 MB/s
DQ Read 416
DQ Write 538
DQ Mixed 273
263% 409 MB/s
44GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20110006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 277 163 162 167 161 162 MB/s
Read 644
Write 615
Mixed 564
SusWrite 182
112% 501 MB/s
4K Read 40.4
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 56.1
190% 68.3 MB/s
DQ Read 440
DQ Write 668
DQ Mixed 402
347% 503 MB/s
47GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20110006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 263 216 214 216 217 217 MB/s
Read 755
Write 692
Mixed 629
SusWrite 224
129% 575 MB/s
4K Read 40.6
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 49.6
178% 63.7 MB/s
DQ Read 433
DQ Write 390
DQ Mixed 318
264% 380 MB/s
52GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20110006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 228 266 218 218 216 193 MB/s
Read 613
Write 648
Mixed 572
SusWrite 223
115% 514 MB/s
4K Read 41.1
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 27.1
165% 65.7 MB/s
DQ Read 437
DQ Write 565
DQ Mixed 294
280% 432 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 16,944,654 SSDs tested.

Typical PC SN520 SDAPNUW-128G-1006 128GB Builds (Compare 539 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

System: HP Pavilion Desktop 595-p0xxx

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $190

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