Average Bench: 173% (30th of 862)

Based on 41 user benchmarks.  Model: Intel Optane+466GBSSD

Outstanding average bench

The Intel Optane+ NVMe PCIe 500GB averaged 73.4% 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 135MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 82.1MB/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.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Write Speed 255MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 170MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 41 samples)
Min Avg Max
512 Read 978 1,328
118 Write 255 562
85.3 Mixed 378 603
117% 537 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.74 4K Read 135 218
1.13 4K Write 88.7 128
0.61 4K Mixed 82.1 144
357% 102 MB/s
Min Avg Max
27.6 DQ Read 349 849
62 DQ Write 170 365
31 DQ Mixed 146 257
139% 222 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
201GB free
Firmware: 15.7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,296
Write 282
Mixed 462
147% 680 MB/s
4K Read 160
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 80.1
403% 116 MB/s
DQ Read 169
DQ Write 111
DQ Mixed 221
143% 167 MB/s
201GB free
Firmware: 15.7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,274
Write 280
Mixed 457
145% 670 MB/s
4K Read 159
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 82.4
404% 116 MB/s
DQ Read 176
DQ Write 111
DQ Mixed 235
151% 174 MB/s
310GB free
Firmware: 15.5 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 836
Write 562
Mixed 600
148% 666 MB/s
4K Read 113
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 87.2
338% 101 MB/s
DQ Read 368
DQ Write 257
DQ Mixed 84.9
125% 237 MB/s
262GB free
Firmware: 15.8 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 878
Write 145
Mixed 249
91% 424 MB/s
4K Read 172
4K Write 88.4
4K Mixed 82.9
414% 115 MB/s
DQ Read 434
DQ Write 147
DQ Mixed 250
196% 277 MB/s
148GB free
Firmware: 15.5 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,279
Write 275
Mixed 413
141% 656 MB/s
4K Read 49.8
4K Write 93.3
4K Mixed 110
266% 84.4 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 262
DQ Mixed 165
163% 264 MB/s
232GB free
Firmware: 15.8 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 736
Write 522
Mixed 452
126% 570 MB/s
4K Read 127
4K Write 84.9
4K Mixed 40.5
289% 84.2 MB/s
DQ Read 177
DQ Write 84.3
DQ Mixed 241
149% 167 MB/s
382GB free
Firmware: 15.5 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 681
Write 477
Mixed 540
126% 566 MB/s
4K Read 92.5
4K Write 66.4
4K Mixed 64.4
258% 74.4 MB/s
DQ Read 459
DQ Write 144
DQ Mixed 209
178% 270 MB/s
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Typical Optane+ NVMe PCIe 500GB Builds (Compare 5,958 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 113%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 84%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $245

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $1,193

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