Average Bench: 143% (151st of 1058)

Based on 1,721 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC PC SN520 SDAPNUW-512G-1102

Outstanding average bench

The WDC PC SN520 SDAPNUW-512G-1102 512GB averaged 42.6% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WDC PC SN520 SDAPNUW-512G-1102 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 537MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 616MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC PC SN520 SDAPNUW-512G-1102 512GB is 112%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the WDC PC SN520 SDAPNUW-512G-1102 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 555MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 88.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,721 samples)
Min Avg Max
333 Read 921 1,228
299 Write 867 1,217
307 Mixed 782 1,069
270 SusWrite 555 767
175% 781 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.4 4K Read 33.6 42.7
39.4 4K Write 88.5 129
24.4 4K Mixed 46.5 62
157% 56.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
196 DQ Read 616 932
104 DQ Write 421 762
159 DQ Mixed 537 829
396% 525 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
120GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20180000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 825 745 762 738 591 533 MB/s
Read 1215
Write 1,088
Mixed 971
SusWrite 699
223% 993 MB/s
4K Read 39
4K Write 94.2
4K Mixed 55.8
180% 63 MB/s
DQ Read 770
DQ Write 459
DQ Mixed 627
464% 619 MB/s
219GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20180000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 673 426 461 451 424 435 MB/s
Read 1,223
Write 1179
Mixed 1,043
SusWrite 478
220% 981 MB/s
4K Read 42
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 60.5
204% 73.9 MB/s
DQ Read 955
DQ Write 499
DQ Mixed 682
519% 712 MB/s
372GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20180000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 813 725 736 605 440 409 MB/s
Read 1,223
Write 1,218
Mixed 1,055
SusWrite 621
231% 1,029 MB/s
4K Read 39.4
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 55.3
185% 65.9 MB/s
DQ Read 754
DQ Write 417
DQ Mixed 577
432% 583 MB/s
45GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20180000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 523 156 212 146 155 158 MB/s
Read 698
Write 465
Mixed 631
SusWrite 225
113% 505 MB/s
4K Read 37
4K Write 84.7
4K Mixed 50
165% 57.2 MB/s
DQ Read 427
DQ Write 188
DQ Mixed 365
255% 326 MB/s
302GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20180000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 481 348 240 431 428 500 MB/s
Read 603
Write 555
Mixed 554
SusWrite 405
119% 529 MB/s
4K Read 11.3
4K Write 22.4
4K Mixed 15.7
49% 16.5 MB/s
DQ Read 250
DQ Write 123
DQ Mixed 149
121% 174 MB/s
55GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20180000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 157 118 107 138 105 120 MB/s
Read 501
Write 139
Mixed 241
SusWrite 124
55% 251 MB/s
4K Read 9.7
4K Write 22.2
4K Mixed 15.2
46% 15.7 MB/s
DQ Read 334
DQ Write 107
DQ Mixed 159
133% 200 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,241,167 SSDs tested.

Typical PC SN520 SDAPNUW-512G-1102 512GB Builds (Compare 2,593 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 11%
Tree trunk

System: Asus VivoBook_ASUSLaptop X512DA_X512DA

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