Average Bench: 172% (33rd of 885)

Based on 72 user benchmarks.  Model: Intel Optane+466GBSSD

Outstanding average bench

The Intel Optane+ NVMe PCIe 500GB averaged 72.4% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Optane+ NVMe PCIe 500GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 129MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 80.8MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Optane+ NVMe PCIe 500GB is 128%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Intel Optane+ NVMe PCIe 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Write Speed 293MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 177MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 72 samples)
Min Avg Max
643 Read 969 1,328
142 Write 293 576
246 Mixed 397 615
120% 553 MB/s
Min Avg Max
30.5 4K Read 129 203
45.8 4K Write 88.6 126
34.7 4K Mixed 80.8 132
346% 99.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
79.4 DQ Read 348 616
76.6 DQ Write 177 276
31.7 DQ Mixed 143 252
138% 223 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
448GB free
Firmware: 15.8 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,283
Write 281
Mixed 453
145% 672 MB/s
4K Read 166
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 118
462% 132 MB/s
DQ Read 555
DQ Write 270
DQ Mixed 93.7
154% 306 MB/s
418GB free
Firmware: 15.9 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,267
Write 400
Mixed 504
157% 724 MB/s
4K Read 152
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 116
433% 123 MB/s
DQ Read 452
DQ Write 263
DQ Mixed 204
193% 306 MB/s
360GB free
Firmware: 15.8 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,285
Write 281
Mixed 464
146% 677 MB/s
4K Read 169
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 84.3
421% 120 MB/s
DQ Read 190
DQ Write 271
DQ Mixed 103
114% 188 MB/s
268GB free
Firmware: 15.7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 861
Write 145
Mixed 248
90% 418 MB/s
4K Read 150
4K Write 76.8
4K Mixed 84.7
377% 104 MB/s
DQ Read 879
DQ Write 145
DQ Mixed 215
234% 413 MB/s
391GB free
Firmware: 15.8 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,308
Write 281
Mixed 437
146% 675 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 65.3
4K Mixed 59.9
156% 51.5 MB/s
DQ Read 34.3
DQ Write 392
DQ Mixed 17.1
72% 148 MB/s
189GB free
Firmware: 15.7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 856
Write 144
Mixed 248
90% 416 MB/s
4K Read 88.6
4K Write 74.5
4K Mixed 50.7
239% 71.2 MB/s
DQ Read 111
DQ Write 82
DQ Mixed 69.2
59% 87.4 MB/s
260GB free
Firmware: 15.8 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 568
Write 377
Mixed 404
100% 450 MB/s
4K Read 37.6
4K Write 53.6
4K Mixed 50.9
150% 47.4 MB/s
DQ Read 192
DQ Write 137
DQ Mixed 92
88% 140 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 5,618,900 SSDs tested.

Typical Optane+ NVMe PCIe 500GB Builds (Compare 1,118 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

System: Dell XPS 8920

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $595

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