Average Bench: 204% (18th of 862)

Based on 72 user benchmarks.  Models: NVMe ZTSSDPG3-480G-GE, ZTSSDPG3-480G-GE

Outstanding average bench

The Zotac Sonix NVMe PCIe 480GB averaged 104.3% 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 1,966MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 1,152MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Zotac Sonix NVMe PCIe 480GB is 115%. 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-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 72.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 28.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 72 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,122 Read 1,966 2,381
280 Write 1,152 1,357
404 Mixed 1,142 1,514
313% 1,420 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.6 4K Read 30.7 41.7
36.7 4K Write 111 155
14 4K Mixed 28.1 46.4
141% 56.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26.9 DQ Read 297 671
87 DQ Write 308 579
18.3 DQ Mixed 72.7 124
118% 226 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
142GB free
Firmware: E7FM01.0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
4KALIGNED
Read 2,453
Write 1,334
Mixed 1,299
373% 1,695 MB/s
4K Read 33.7
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 28.2
148% 59.1 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 290
DQ Mixed 118
145% 257 MB/s
247GB free
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,324
Write 1,327
Mixed 1,341
298% 1,331 MB/s
4K Read 41.3
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 57.5
201% 73.8 MB/s
DQ Read 532
DQ Write 494
DQ Mixed 195
234% 407 MB/s
130GB free
Firmware: E7FM01.0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
4KALIGNED
Read 2,146
Write 1,260
Mixed 1,261
343% 1,556 MB/s
4K Read 22.7
4K Write 80.9
4K Mixed 22.9
107% 42.2 MB/s
DQ Read 455
DQ Write 277
DQ Mixed 114
153% 282 MB/s
419GB free
Firmware: E7FM Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
4KALIGNED
Read 1,896
Write 1,271
Mixed 1,168
320% 1,445 MB/s
4K Read 24.7
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 16.7
116% 50 MB/s
DQ Read 329
DQ Write 397
DQ Mixed 68.6
133% 265 MB/s
420GB free
Firmware: E7FM Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
4KALIGNED
Read 1,841
Write 1,243
Mixed 1,163
313% 1,415 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 19.3
124% 53.6 MB/s
DQ Read 311
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 80.9
128% 243 MB/s
274GB free
Firmware: E7FM01.0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,083
Write 1,151
Mixed 1,134
320% 1,456 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 59.3
4K Mixed 18
88% 33.2 MB/s
DQ Read 25.3
DQ Write 142
DQ Mixed 17.7
33% 61.8 MB/s
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Typical Sonix NVMe PCIe 480GB Builds (Compare 5,455 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 124%
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Desktop
Desktop 111%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 119%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus CROSSHAIR VI HERO - $230

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $1,808

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