Average Bench: 162% (54th of 929)

Based on 139 user benchmarks.  Model: Intel Optane+466GBSSD

Outstanding average bench

The Intel Optane+ NVMe PCIe 500GB averaged 62.5% 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 116MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 75.1MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Optane+ NVMe PCIe 500GB is 130%. 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 298MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 169MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 139 samples)
Min Avg Max
645 Read 959 1,327
143 Write 298 562
246 Mixed 395 604
120% 551 MB/s
Min Avg Max
30.3 4K Read 116 189
56 4K Write 85.2 124
24.2 4K Mixed 75.1 119
316% 92 MB/s
Min Avg Max
50.3 DQ Read 301 590
71.9 DQ Write 169 276
31.9 DQ Mixed 130 248
125% 200 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
184GB free
Firmware: 16.0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Read 1,307
Write 283
Mixed 470
148% 687 MB/s
4K Read 199
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 138
545% 154 MB/s
DQ Read 262
DQ Write 272
DQ Mixed 103
123% 212 MB/s
437GB free
Firmware: 16.0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Read 848
Write 143
Mixed 250
89% 414 MB/s
4K Read 135
4K Write 73
4K Mixed 79.4
346% 95.9 MB/s
DQ Read 336
DQ Write 148
DQ Mixed 65.5
95% 183 MB/s
417GB free
Firmware: 16.0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Read 873
Write 141
Mixed 249
90% 421 MB/s
4K Read 132
4K Write 72.5
4K Mixed 65.8
322% 89.9 MB/s
DQ Read 152
DQ Write 77.2
DQ Mixed 63.8
61% 97.6 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,163,897 SSDs tested.

Typical Optane+ NVMe PCIe 500GB Builds (Compare 1,525 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 71%
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

System: Dell XPS 8920

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $533

Popular Optane+ NVMe PCIe 500GB systems:

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