Average Bench: 103% (231st of 1058)

Based on 2,314 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC PC SN520 SDAPNUW-128G-1014

Outstanding average bench

The WDC PC SN520 SDAPNUW-128G-1014 128GB averaged 3.4% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WDC PC SN520 SDAPNUW-128G-1014 128GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 274MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 39.6MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC PC SN520 SDAPNUW-128G-1014 128GB is 90.8%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the WDC PC SN520 SDAPNUW-128G-1014 128GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 178MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 424MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,314 samples)
Min Avg Max
334 Read 739 968
108 Write 512 753
197 Mixed 424 722
78.6 SusWrite 178 230
103% 463 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.9 4K Read 39.6 48.7
14 4K Write 84.1 154
11.7 4K Mixed 41.9 64.8
158% 55.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
187 DQ Read 354 438
121 DQ Write 325 616
139 DQ Mixed 274 406
223% 317 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
90GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20110000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 272 213 218 217 219 219 MB/s
Read 869
Write 758
Mixed 685
SusWrite 226
142% 634 MB/s
4K Read 36.9
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 55.3
186% 67.9 MB/s
DQ Read 424
DQ Write 519
DQ Mixed 394
319% 446 MB/s
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20110000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 232 279 218 219 220 200 MB/s
Read 836
Write 746
Mixed 713
SusWrite 228
141% 631 MB/s
4K Read 39.1
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 54.8
185% 66.4 MB/s
DQ Read 422
DQ Write 462
DQ Mixed 297
264% 394 MB/s
87GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20110000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 260 214 218 212 219 218 MB/s
Read 610
Write 534
Mixed 521
SusWrite 224
106% 472 MB/s
4K Read 33.2
4K Write 75.3
4K Mixed 40.5
142% 49.7 MB/s
DQ Read 437
DQ Write 289
DQ Mixed 371
275% 366 MB/s
95GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20110000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 200 214 210 205 206 209 MB/s
Read 340
Write 316
Mixed 315
SusWrite 207
66% 295 MB/s
4K Read 31.4
4K Write 64.9
4K Mixed 37.6
130% 44.6 MB/s
DQ Read 438
DQ Write 244
DQ Mixed 232
202% 304 MB/s
46GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20110000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 188 173 140 144 142 141 MB/s
Read 337
Write 296
Mixed 322
SusWrite 155
62% 278 MB/s
4K Read 31.4
4K Write 54.5
4K Mixed 30.4
115% 38.8 MB/s
DQ Read 420
DQ Write 317
DQ Mixed 260
224% 332 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 56,069,932 SSDs tested.

Typical PC SN520 SDAPNUW-128G-1014 128GB Builds (Compare 3,394 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 3%
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Desktop
Desktop 48%
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Workstation
Workstation 3%
Tree trunk

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