Average Bench: 169% (108th of 1040)

Based on 11,666 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC PC SN520 SDAPNUW-512G-1014

Outstanding average bench

The WDC PC SN520 SDAPNUW-512G-1014 512GB averaged 68.6% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WDC PC SN520 SDAPNUW-512G-1014 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 767MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 882MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC PC SN520 SDAPNUW-512G-1014 512GB is 96.3%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the WDC PC SN520 SDAPNUW-512G-1014 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 603MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 109MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,666 samples)
Min Avg Max
594 Read 978 1,199
527 Write 1,079 1,328
498 Mixed 991 1,209
312 SusWrite 603 777
206% 913 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.9 4K Read 38.4 46.5
53 4K Write 109 149
27.5 4K Mixed 54.2 67.9
185% 67.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
394 DQ Read 882 1,078
224 DQ Write 704 1,095
279 DQ Mixed 767 1075
581% 784 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
284GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20110000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 863 752 740 587 445 508 MB/s
Read 1,117
Write 1,057
Mixed 948
SusWrite 649
212% 943 MB/s
4K Read 44.1
4K Write 154
4K Mixed 66.2
233% 88 MB/s
DQ Read 941
DQ Write 851
DQ Mixed 880
664% 891 MB/s
284GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20110000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 603 425 423 448 477 542 MB/s
Read 1,118
Write 1,077
Mixed 971
SusWrite 486
205% 913 MB/s
4K Read 44.2
4K Write 155
4K Mixed 67.1
235% 88.6 MB/s
DQ Read 962
DQ Write 868
DQ Mixed 884
672% 905 MB/s
143GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20110000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 712 580 493 480 494 481 MB/s
Read 1,023
Write 969
Mixed 848
SusWrite 540
190% 845 MB/s
4K Read 45.7
4K Write 147
4K Mixed 66.3
232% 86.4 MB/s
DQ Read 998
DQ Write 810
DQ Mixed 891
671% 900 MB/s
415GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20110000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 832 750 748 749 749 749 MB/s
Read 1,100
Write 1,299
Mixed 1,186
SusWrite 763
245% 1,087 MB/s
4K Read 39.4
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 55.1
186% 66.4 MB/s
DQ Read 909
DQ Write 654
DQ Mixed 757
572% 773 MB/s
184GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20110000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 719 263 266 266 277 273 MB/s
Read 1,123
Write 1,110
Mixed 978
SusWrite 344
199% 889 MB/s
4K Read 44
4K Write 147
4K Mixed 66.4
230% 85.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,079
DQ Write 937
DQ Mixed 1056
778% 1,024 MB/s
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20110000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 681 419 409 394 375 368 MB/s
Read 1,068
Write 1,028
Mixed 1,070
SusWrite 441
203% 902 MB/s
4K Read 41.9
4K Write 50.4
4K Mixed 43.5
146% 45.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,078
DQ Write 146
DQ Mixed 261
280% 495 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 37,992,965 SSDs tested.

Typical PC SN520 SDAPNUW-512G-1014 512GB Builds (Compare 3,673 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

System: Acer Nitro N50-600

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $300

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