Average Bench: 210% (36th of 955)

Based on 112 user benchmarks.  Models: NVMe ZTSSDPG3-480G-GE, ZTSSDPG3-480G-GE

Outstanding average bench

The Zotac Sonix NVMe PCIe 480GB averaged 109.7% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Zotac Sonix NVMe PCIe 480GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,985MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 1,161MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Zotac Sonix NVMe PCIe 480GB is 196%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Zotac Sonix NVMe PCIe 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 489MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 304MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 112 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,045 Read 1,985 2,419
293 Write 1,150 1,370
476 Mixed 1,161 1,668
301 SusWrite 489 678
265% 1,196 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.8 4K Read 30.6 39.6
39.9 4K Write 130 568
16.3 4K Mixed 32.4 94.8
157% 64.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.2 DQ Read 304 711
66.6 DQ Write 318 609
16.2 DQ Mixed 90.8 265
129% 238 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
201GB free
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Read 2,179
Write 1,352
Mixed 1,664
384% 1,732 MB/s
4K Read 36.4
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 24.9
144% 56.5 MB/s
DQ Read 35
DQ Write 591
DQ Mixed 199
188% 275 MB/s
168GB free
Firmware: E7FM01.0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1030 1135 1126 1047 969 982 MB/s
Read 1,090
Write 986
Mixed 730
SusWrite 1,048
217% 964 MB/s
4K Read 33.3
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 45.7
166% 62.2 MB/s
DQ Read 923
DQ Write 749
DQ Mixed 554
491% 742 MB/s
252GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM01.0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 809 735 740 411 656 715 MB/s
Read 909
Write 655
Mixed 666
SusWrite 678
163% 727 MB/s
4K Read 34.9
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 48.9
186% 72.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,055
DQ Write 749
DQ Mixed 548
505% 784 MB/s
50GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM01.0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 637 376 412 108 115 157 MB/s
Read 1118
Write 734
Mixed 550
SusWrite 301
150% 676 MB/s
4K Read 34.2
4K Write 66.2
4K Mixed 46.5
146% 49 MB/s
DQ Read 902
DQ Write 628
DQ Mixed 264
333% 598 MB/s
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Typical Sonix NVMe PCIe 480GB Builds (Compare 8,151 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 98%
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Desktop
Desktop 110%
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Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING M5 (MS-7977) - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $1,843

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