Average Bench: 202% (13th of 850)

Based on 40 user benchmarks.  Models: NVMe ZTSSDPG3-480G-GE, ZTSSDPG3-480G-GE

Outstanding average bench

The Zotac Sonix NVMe PCIe 480GB averaged 102.3% 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.

Strengths

Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,885MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 1,228MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Zotac Sonix NVMe PCIe 480GB is 78.7%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Zotac Sonix NVMe PCIe 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 24.3MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 73.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 40 samples)
Min Avg Max
388 Read 1,885 2,446
293 Write 1,228 1,376
339 Mixed 1,170 1,682
316% 1,428 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.6 4K Read 29.4 41.5
41.4 4K Write 103 155
14.8 4K Mixed 24.3 37.2
130% 52.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.9 DQ Read 296 760
64 DQ Write 320 694
15 DQ Mixed 73.7 124
120% 230 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
405GB free
Firmware: E7FM01.0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,346
Write 1,347
Mixed 1,266
364% 1,653 MB/s
4K Read 35.8
4K Write 153
4K Mixed 29.3
173% 72.6 MB/s
DQ Read 616
DQ Write 480
DQ Mixed 113
203% 403 MB/s
414GB free
Firmware: 02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,446
Write 1,376
Mixed 1,682
405% 1,835 MB/s
4K Read 41.5
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 31.8
173% 68.2 MB/s
DQ Read 44.2
DQ Write 153
DQ Mixed 31.2
44% 76.2 MB/s
36GB free
Firmware: E7FM01.0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
4KALIGNED
Read 2,152
Write 1,172
Mixed 1,210
333% 1,511 MB/s
4K Read 35.2
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 28.1
159% 65.1 MB/s
DQ Read 578
DQ Write 454
DQ Mixed 124
200% 385 MB/s
310GB free
Firmware: E7FM01.0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
4KALIGNED
Read 2,108
Write 1,267
Mixed 1,259
341% 1,544 MB/s
4K Read 21.9
4K Write 41.4
4K Mixed 20.7
82% 28 MB/s
DQ Read 284
DQ Write 299
DQ Mixed 105
130% 230 MB/s
356GB free
Firmware: 01.0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,062
Write 1,257
Mixed 1,230
335% 1,516 MB/s
4K Read 22.1
4K Write 44.9
4K Mixed 14.8
76% 27.3 MB/s
DQ Read 171
DQ Write 103
DQ Mixed 15
44% 96.3 MB/s
258GB free
Firmware: E7FM01.0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,280
Write 709
Mixed 1,067
226% 1,019 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 68.4
4K Mixed 20.7
105% 39 MB/s
DQ Read 30.2
DQ Write 85.3
DQ Mixed 20.1
26% 45.2 MB/s
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Typical Sonix NVMe PCIe 480GB Builds (Compare 811 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI X99A GAMING 7 (MS-7885)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $1,269

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