Average Bench: 95.1% (56th of 848)

Based on 754 user benchmarks.  Models: INTEL SSDSC2BP480G4, INTEL SSDSC2BP48

Excellent average bench

The Intel 730 Series 480GB averaged just 4.8% 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 Write Speed 85.5MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 29.7MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel 730 Series 480GB is 40.1%. 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 201MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 489MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 754 samples)
Min Avg Max
369 Read 489 520
363 Write 456 484
350 Mixed 454 491
104% 466 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.7 4K Read 29.7 36.2
45.3 4K Write 85.5 120
16.8 4K Mixed 28.8 39.3
127% 48 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.2 DQ Read 201 348
72.8 DQ Write 225 304
15.6 DQ Mixed 81.3 144
97.6% 169 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
233GB free
Firmware: L2010420 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 518
Write 480
Mixed 479
110% 492 MB/s
4K Read 36.3
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 24.4
153% 62.3 MB/s
DQ Read 37.5
DQ Write 219
DQ Mixed 139
104% 132 MB/s
290GB free
Firmware: L2010420 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 520
Write 486
Mixed 481
111% 496 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 65.4
4K Mixed 32.8
112% 40.5 MB/s
DQ Read 289
DQ Write 239
DQ Mixed 128
133% 219 MB/s
394GB free
Firmware: L2010420 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 508
Write 466
Mixed 482
108% 485 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 70.3
4K Mixed 15.7
92% 36.3 MB/s
DQ Read 24.4
DQ Write 289
DQ Mixed 16.8
55% 110 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 2,355,258 SSDs tested.


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Typical 730 Series 480GB Builds (Compare 3,738 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 64%
Desktop 81%
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Workstation 59%

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $963

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