Average Bench: 95.4% - 52nd / 836

Based on 717 user benchmarks.  Models: INTEL SSDSC2BP480G4, INTEL SSDSC2BP48

Excellent average bench

The Intel 730 Series 480GB averaged just 4.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel 730 Series 480GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 85.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 29.8MB/s
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Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel 730 Series 480GB is 39.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel 730 Series 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 202MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 491MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 717 samples)
Min Avg Max
370 Read 491 520
363 Write 456 484
352 Mixed 455 491
104% 467 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.4 4K Read 29.8 36.1
47.1 4K Write 85.7 120
17 4K Mixed 28.9 39.3
128% 48.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.3 DQ Read 202 348
72.5 DQ Write 225 304
16.3 DQ Mixed 82.7 144
98.4% 170 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
12GB free
Firmware: L2010420 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 504
Write 465
Mixed 469
107% 479 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 93.1
4K Mixed 23.8
118% 47.4 MB/s
DQ Read 318
DQ Write 291
DQ Mixed 19.3
93% 210 MB/s
342GB free
Firmware: L2010410 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 512
Write 476
Mixed 484
110% 491 MB/s
4K Read 30.6
4K Write 85.8
4K Mixed 20.7
118% 45.7 MB/s
DQ Read 30.5
DQ Write 77.3
DQ Mixed 16.5
23% 41.4 MB/s
127GB free
Firmware: L2010410 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 512
Write 475
Mixed 491
110% 493 MB/s
4K Read 30.6
4K Write 72.8
4K Mixed 20.1
111% 41.2 MB/s
DQ Read 31.2
DQ Write 84.6
DQ Mixed 20.2
26% 45.3 MB/s

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Typical 730 Series 480GB Builds (Compare 3,393 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 81%
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Desktop
Desktop 86%
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Workstation
Workstation 63%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $992

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Controller: Intel 29F32B08MCMF2. Flash Memory: Intel 20nm MLC

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