Average Bench: 151% (111th of 1012)

Based on 1,621 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC PC SN520 SDAPNUW-512G-1002

Outstanding average bench

The WDC PC SN520 SDAPNUW-512G-1002 512GB averaged 51.1% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WDC PC SN520 SDAPNUW-512G-1002 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 663MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 768MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC PC SN520 SDAPNUW-512G-1002 512GB is 96.5%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the WDC PC SN520 SDAPNUW-512G-1002 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 635MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 717MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,621 samples)
Min Avg Max
402 Read 717 1,115
388 Write 757 1,251
328 Mixed 642 1,139
422 SusWrite 635 767
155% 688 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.3 4K Read 38.2 46.2
59.4 4K Write 108 147
29.7 4K Mixed 53.6 66.5
184% 66.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
302 DQ Read 768 1,073
110 DQ Write 432 926
203 DQ Mixed 663 983
476% 621 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
301GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20110000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 766 751 719 745 752 740 MB/s
Read 956
Write 857
Mixed 830
SusWrite 746
191% 847 MB/s
4K Read 39.1
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 58.2
194% 70.2 MB/s
DQ Read 857
DQ Write 380
DQ Mixed 750
521% 662 MB/s
394GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20110000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 693 720 723 733 739 751 MB/s
Read 758
Write 794
Mixed 580
SusWrite 726
161% 715 MB/s
4K Read 42.5
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 61.6
209% 75.9 MB/s
DQ Read 885
DQ Write 442
DQ Mixed 829
571% 718 MB/s
423GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20110000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 631 611 610 716 707 707 MB/s
Read 660
Write 786
Mixed 670
SusWrite 664
157% 695 MB/s
4K Read 43.7
4K Write 135
4K Mixed 61.8
217% 80.2 MB/s
DQ Read 987
DQ Write 419
DQ Mixed 680
510% 695 MB/s
353GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20110000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 709 564 651 687 736 732 MB/s
Read 748
Write 805
Mixed 592
SusWrite 680
159% 706 MB/s
4K Read 41
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 59
194% 69.1 MB/s
DQ Read 936
DQ Write 429
DQ Mixed 813
568% 726 MB/s
300GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20110000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 770 705 693 741 753 717 MB/s
Read 552
Write 790
Mixed 610
SusWrite 730
152% 671 MB/s
4K Read 42.8
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 62.6
214% 78.7 MB/s
DQ Read 852
DQ Write 422
DQ Mixed 771
537% 682 MB/s
410GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20110000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 414 551 512 350 349 332 MB/s
Read 409
Write 361
Mixed 369
SusWrite 418
88% 389 MB/s
4K Read 24.7
4K Write 50.8
4K Mixed 25.1
96% 33.5 MB/s
DQ Read 459
DQ Write 174
DQ Mixed 666
400% 433 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 20,095,704 SSDs tested.

Typical PC SN520 SDAPNUW-512G-1002 512GB Builds (Compare 797 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation ∞%
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