Average Bench: 176% (60th of 956)

Based on 201 user benchmarks.  Model: Intel Optane+466GBSSD

Outstanding average bench

The Intel Optane+ NVMe PCIe 500GB averaged 76.0% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 125MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 85.8MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Optane+ NVMe PCIe 500GB is 153%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Intel Optane+ NVMe PCIe 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 233MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 272MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 201 samples)
Min Avg Max
671 Read 990 1,327
141 Write 272 548
237 Mixed 386 586
128 SusWrite 233 306
103% 470 MB/s
Min Avg Max
35.4 4K Read 125 192
55.7 4K Write 88.3 125
28.6 4K Mixed 85.8 141
346% 99.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
93.8 DQ Read 468 1,112
80.3 DQ Write 186 276
34 DQ Mixed 193 436
178% 282 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
465GB free
Firmware: 16.5 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 287 279 260 246 273 270 MB/s
Read 1,515
Write 294
Mixed 445
SusWrite 269
137% 631 MB/s
4K Read 146
4K Write 230
4K Mixed 149
535% 175 MB/s
DQ Read 684
DQ Write 280
DQ Mixed 303
272% 423 MB/s
400GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 16.7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 268 277 276 281 461 292 MB/s
Read 1,234
Write 279
Mixed 456
SusWrite 309
124% 570 MB/s
4K Read 158
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 125
456% 130 MB/s
DQ Read 1,028
DQ Write 272
DQ Mixed 436
376% 579 MB/s
232GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 16.0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 128 137 139 324 146 MB/s
Read 834
Write 144
Mixed 239
SusWrite 167
75% 346 MB/s
4K Read 161
4K Write 80.8
4K Mixed 106
423% 116 MB/s
DQ Read 812
DQ Write 146
DQ Mixed 244
239% 401 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 8,543,495 SSDs tested.

Typical Optane+ NVMe PCIe 500GB Builds (Compare 1,764 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

System: Dell XPS 8920

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $559

Popular Optane+ NVMe PCIe 500GB systems:

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