Average Bench: 157% (137th of 1058)

Based on 7,814 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC PC SN520 SDAPMUW-512G-1101

Outstanding average bench

The WDC PC SN520 SDAPMUW-512G-1101 512GB averaged 57.0% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WDC PC SN520 SDAPMUW-512G-1101 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 701MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 827MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC PC SN520 SDAPMUW-512G-1101 512GB is 78.7%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the WDC PC SN520 SDAPMUW-512G-1101 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 579MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 36.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,814 samples)
Min Avg Max
560 Read 856 1,204
504 Write 827 1,197
482 Mixed 738 1,041
286 SusWrite 579 759
169% 750 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.4 4K Read 36.9 44.9
52 4K Write 106 141
26.4 4K Mixed 52.6 65.9
179% 65.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
356 DQ Read 827 1,083
178 DQ Write 604 874
219 DQ Mixed 701 977
528% 711 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
374GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20240001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 809 725 764 714 721 711 MB/s
Read 1,132
Write 859
Mixed 798
SusWrite 741
198% 883 MB/s
4K Read 37.7
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 57.5
190% 69.3 MB/s
DQ Read 996
DQ Write 759
DQ Mixed 860
648% 872 MB/s
211GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20290001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 798 551 679 606 510 496 MB/s
Read 969
Write 1,217
Mixed 1050
SusWrite 607
217% 961 MB/s
4K Read 35.8
4K Write 98.7
4K Mixed 53.9
176% 62.8 MB/s
DQ Read 902
DQ Write 656
DQ Mixed 737
562% 765 MB/s
68GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20290001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 551 503 340 284 263 259 MB/s
Read 770
Write 690
Mixed 658
SusWrite 366
139% 621 MB/s
4K Read 43.3
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 60
202% 71.9 MB/s
DQ Read 991
DQ Write 655
DQ Mixed 757
582% 801 MB/s
335GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20290001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 652 565 685 651 696 597 MB/s
Read 678
Write 709
Mixed 519
SusWrite 641
144% 637 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 66.9
4K Mixed 28.4
109% 39.9 MB/s
DQ Read 770
DQ Write 437
DQ Mixed 582
439% 596 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,501,214 SSDs tested.

Typical PC SN520 SDAPMUW-512G-1101 512GB Builds (Compare 8,057 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

System: Lenovo 81SX

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