Average Bench: 154% (121st of 1026)

Based on 924 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC PC SN520 SDAPNUW-512G-1102

Outstanding average bench

The WDC PC SN520 SDAPNUW-512G-1102 512GB averaged 54.1% 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 604MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 692MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC PC SN520 SDAPNUW-512G-1102 512GB is 109%. 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 633MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 97.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 924 samples)
Min Avg Max
336 Read 948 1,228
304 Write 909 1,229
312 Mixed 803 1,063
301 SusWrite 633 771
185% 823 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.4 4K Read 35.4 43.4
47.5 4K Write 97.2 130
31.1 4K Mixed 48.7 62.5
168% 60.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
253 DQ Read 692 928
140 DQ Write 468 780
190 DQ Mixed 604 838
444% 588 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
418GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20180000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 880 743 743 743 741 738 MB/s
Read 1,231
Write 1,201
Mixed 1,040
SusWrite 765
238% 1,059 MB/s
4K Read 41.1
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 59.2
204% 74.7 MB/s
DQ Read 873
DQ Write 750
DQ Mixed 823
613% 815 MB/s
256GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20180000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 792 641 525 511 499 503 MB/s
Read 1,224
Write 1,211
Mixed 1,070
SusWrite 579
229% 1,021 MB/s
4K Read 40.8
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 58.9
202% 74 MB/s
DQ Read 831
DQ Write 657
DQ Mixed 768
568% 752 MB/s
254GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20180000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 789 530 502 524 557 503 MB/s
Read 1219
Write 1,172
Mixed 1,016
SusWrite 567
223% 994 MB/s
4K Read 34.4
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 43.7
178% 70.1 MB/s
DQ Read 807
DQ Write 691
DQ Mixed 676
526% 724 MB/s
248GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20180000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 624 554 491 513 468 495 MB/s
Read 893
Write 767
Mixed 716
SusWrite 524
163% 725 MB/s
4K Read 41.4
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 56.3
198% 72.3 MB/s
DQ Read 910
DQ Write 368
DQ Mixed 752
527% 677 MB/s
248GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20180000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 705 719 683 564 534 471 MB/s
Read 866
Write 746
Mixed 690
SusWrite 612
164% 729 MB/s
4K Read 38.1
4K Write 99.1
4K Mixed 55.4
181% 64.2 MB/s
DQ Read 909
DQ Write 362
DQ Mixed 734
517% 668 MB/s
116GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20180000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 267 275 279 272 384 564 MB/s
Read 321
Write 252
Mixed 310
SusWrite 340
69% 306 MB/s
4K Read 29
4K Write 55.1
4K Mixed 37.4
121% 40.5 MB/s
DQ Read 436
DQ Write 372
DQ Mixed 424
312% 410 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 26,701,186 SSDs tested.

Typical PC SN520 SDAPNUW-512G-1102 512GB Builds (Compare 1,241 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

System: Asus VivoBook_ASUSLaptop X512DA_X512DA

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