Average Bench: 95% (66th of 859)

Based on 1,128 user benchmarks.  Models: INTEL SSDSC2BP480G4, INTEL SSDSC2BP48

Excellent average bench

The Intel 730 Series 480GB averaged just 5.0% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 29.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 83.4MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel 730 Series 480GB is 39.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel 730 Series 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 204MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 223MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 1,128 samples)
Min Avg Max
372 Read 491 521
373 Write 455 485
329 Mixed 452 491
104% 466 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.5 4K Read 29.3 36.2
40.9 4K Write 83.4 120
16.8 4K Mixed 29.2 39.6
126% 47.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.4 DQ Read 204 348
76.1 DQ Write 223 303
16.1 DQ Mixed 85.8 145
99.9% 171 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
559GB free
Firmware: L2010420 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 507
Write 428
Mixed 407
100% 447 MB/s
4K Read 33.3
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 36.7
152% 57.7 MB/s
DQ Read 34.7
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 22.7
58% 114 MB/s
300GB free
Firmware: L201 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 527
Write 485
Mixed 485
111% 499 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 54.6
4K Mixed 20.9
94% 33.5 MB/s
DQ Read 292
DQ Write 274
DQ Mixed 112
131% 226 MB/s
91GB free
Firmware: L2010420 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 502
Write 468
Mixed 489
109% 487 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 48.3
4K Mixed 17.1
86% 30.2 MB/s
DQ Read 27.1
DQ Write 86.5
DQ Mixed 17.2
25% 43.6 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 3,838,024 SSDs tested.


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Gaming 64%
Desktop 80%
Workstation 59%

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $1,149

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