Average Bench: 175% (26th of 859)

Based on 25 user benchmarks.  Model: Intel Optane+466GBSSD

Outstanding average bench

The Intel Optane+ NVMe PCIe 500GB averaged 75.0% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 143MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 82.7MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Optane+ NVMe PCIe 500GB is 171%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Intel Optane+ NVMe PCIe 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Write Speed 230MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 170MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 25 samples)
Min Avg Max
512 Read 957 1,328
118 Write 230 550
85.3 Mixed 363 502
112% 517 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.74 4K Read 143 218
1.13 4K Write 87.5 128
0.61 4K Mixed 82.7 144
369% 104 MB/s
Min Avg Max
27.6 DQ Read 378 849
62 DQ Write 170 365
31 DQ Mixed 146 257
142% 231 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
433GB free
Firmware: 15.5 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Read 1,319
Write 285
Mixed 466
149% 690 MB/s
4K Read 179
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 130
499% 142 MB/s
DQ Read 204
DQ Write 268
DQ Mixed 91.2
109% 188 MB/s
411GB free
Firmware: 15.8 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Read 1,303
Write 282
Mixed 464
148% 683 MB/s
4K Read 159
4K Write 95.4
4K Mixed 108
430% 121 MB/s
DQ Read 486
DQ Write 274
DQ Mixed 176
186% 312 MB/s
393GB free
Firmware: 15.7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Read 861
Write 145
Mixed 249
90% 418 MB/s
4K Read 42.3
4K Write 85.4
4K Mixed 58.4
184% 62 MB/s
DQ Read 589
DQ Write 145
DQ Mixed 206
193% 314 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 3,865,393 SSDs tested.

Typical Optane+ NVMe PCIe 500GB Builds (Compare 4,781 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 113%
Desktop 113%
Workstation 84%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Outstanding Total price: $1,185

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