Average Bench: 120% (187th of 1069)

Based on 1,325 user benchmarks.  Model: PC SN520 NVMe WDC 128GB

Outstanding average bench

The PC SN520 NVMe WDC 128GB averaged 20.4% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the PC SN520 NVMe WDC 128GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 268MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 58.5MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the PC SN520 NVMe WDC 128GB is 134%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the PC SN520 NVMe WDC 128GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 185MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 483MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,325 samples)
Min Avg Max
369 Read 859 2,472
48 Write 518 743
96.4 Mixed 483 731
40.3 SusWrite 185 235
113% 511 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.5 4K Read 58.5 224
3 4K Write 94.4 171
6.1 4K Mixed 45.5 69.4
197% 66.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
187 DQ Read 378 439
92.5 DQ Write 361 686
96.1 DQ Mixed 268 403
229% 336 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
51GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20240012 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 253 261 224 225 206 175 MB/s
Read 675
Write 664
Mixed 660
SusWrite 224
125% 556 MB/s
4K Read 30.8
4K Write 70.7
4K Mixed 42.1
138% 47.9 MB/s
DQ Read 417
DQ Write 356
DQ Mixed 405
298% 393 MB/s
101GB free
Firmware: 20240012 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 254 225 205 220 220 220 MB/s
Read 590
Write 670
Mixed 472
SusWrite 224
110% 489 MB/s
4K Read 32
4K Write 66.3
4K Mixed 31.2
124% 43.2 MB/s
DQ Read 435
DQ Write 710
DQ Mixed 395
349% 513 MB/s
53GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20240012 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 136 126 148 148 149 MB/s
Read 492
Write 159
Mixed 246
SusWrite 138
57% 259 MB/s
4K Read 13.8
4K Write 30.9
4K Mixed 21.2
64% 22 MB/s
DQ Read 257
DQ Write 133
DQ Mixed 146
121% 179 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 60,765,647 SSDs tested.

Typical SN520 NVMe WDC 128GB Builds (Compare 1,622 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 10%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 10%
Tree trunk

System: Dell G3 3590

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