Average Bench: 93.7% (70th of 863)

Based on 1,290 user benchmarks.  Models: INTEL SSDSC2BP480G4, INTEL SSDSC2BP48

Excellent average bench

The Intel 730 Series 480GB averaged just 6.2% 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 Read Speed 28.8MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 82MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel 730 Series 480GB is 41.6%. 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 198MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 214MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,290 samples)
Min Avg Max
372 Read 491 521
367 Write 451 484
286 Mixed 450 491
104% 464 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.2 4K Read 28.8 35.7
40 4K Write 82 118
16.9 4K Mixed 28.7 39
124% 46.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.4 DQ Read 198 349
68.5 DQ Write 214 302
16.3 DQ Mixed 84 145
96.9% 165 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
46GB free
Firmware: L2010420 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 519
Write 485
Mixed 491
111% 498 MB/s
4K Read 34.6
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 38
159% 60.7 MB/s
DQ Read 36.2
DQ Write 301
DQ Mixed 23.6
61% 120 MB/s
141GB free
Firmware: L2010420 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 501
Write 430
Mixed 441
102% 457 MB/s
4K Read 25.9
4K Write 60.3
4K Mixed 31.4
111% 39.2 MB/s
DQ Read 335
DQ Write 234
DQ Mixed 124
136% 231 MB/s
94GB free
Firmware: L2010420 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 495
Write 472
Mixed 480
108% 483 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 62.3
4K Mixed 28.6
112% 39.6 MB/s
DQ Read 168
DQ Write 148
DQ Mixed 74.1
78% 130 MB/s
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Typical 730 Series 480GB Builds (Compare 4,527 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,018

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

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