Average Bench: 209% (17th of 921)

Based on 101 user benchmarks.  Models: NVMe ZTSSDPG3-480G-GE, ZTSSDPG3-480G-GE

Outstanding average bench

The Zotac Sonix NVMe PCIe 480GB averaged 109.3% 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.


Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,981MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 1,152MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Zotac Sonix NVMe PCIe 480GB is 200%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Zotac Sonix NVMe PCIe 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 289MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 83.3MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 101 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,259 Read 1,981 2,420
293 Write 1,142 1,364
463 Mixed 1,152 1,655
314% 1,425 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.7 4K Read 30.5 41
39.7 4K Write 133 577
16.2 4K Mixed 32 94.8
158% 65.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.4 DQ Read 289 660
64 DQ Write 311 592
15.7 DQ Mixed 83.3 260
122% 227 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
338GB free
Firmware: E7FM01.0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Read 1,499
Write 1,337
Mixed 1,155
296% 1,330 MB/s
4K Read 32.8
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 27.5
142% 56 MB/s
DQ Read 549
DQ Write 541
DQ Mixed 99.9
198% 397 MB/s
339GB free
Firmware: E7FM01.0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Read 2,341
Write 1,026
Mixed 1,275
340% 1,547 MB/s
4K Read 35.1
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 24.4
155% 64.4 MB/s
DQ Read 35.7
DQ Write 134
DQ Mixed 47.9
47% 72.4 MB/s
357GB free
Firmware: E7FM01.0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Read 1,480
Write 1,313
Mixed 1,118
290% 1,304 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 20.9
127% 53.5 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 12.2
105% 245 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 6,471,072 SSDs tested.


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Typical Sonix NVMe PCIe 480GB Builds (Compare 7,280 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 99%
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Desktop 111%
Workstation 78%

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $1,927

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