Average Bench: 161% (128th of 1058)

Based on 717 user benchmarks.  Model: Seagate BarraCuda 510 SSD ZP250CM30001

Outstanding average bench

The Seagate BarraCuda 510 SSD ZP250CM30001 250GB averaged 61.4% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Seagate BarraCuda 510 SSD ZP250CM30001 250GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 571MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 757MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate BarraCuda 510 SSD ZP250CM30001 250GB is 109%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Seagate BarraCuda 510 SSD ZP250CM30001 250GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 417MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 40.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 717 samples)
Min Avg Max
583 Read 1,069 1,545
587 Write 960 1,217
257 Mixed 833 1,235
229 SusWrite 417 688
183% 820 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28.5 4K Read 40.6 52.7
65.8 4K Write 123 164
34.2 4K Mixed 54 67.3
196% 72.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
440 DQ Read 724 844
219 DQ Write 757 1,170
213 DQ Mixed 571 831
476% 684 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
172GB free (System drive)
Firmware: STCS1028
SusWrite @10s intervals: 385 274 271 251 256 256 MB/s
Read 1345
Write 996
Mixed 1,078
SusWrite 282
206% 925 MB/s
4K Read 37.1
4K Write 86.9
4K Mixed 50.8
167% 58.3 MB/s
DQ Read 716
DQ Write 517
DQ Mixed 666
484% 633 MB/s
158GB free (System drive)
Firmware: STCS1028
SusWrite @10s intervals: 265 277 262 263 263 278 MB/s
Read 724
Write 597
Mixed 270
SusWrite 268
103% 465 MB/s
4K Read 38.4
4K Write 133
4K Mixed 59.3
204% 76.8 MB/s
DQ Read 704
DQ Write 488
DQ Mixed 252
281% 482 MB/s
157GB free (System drive)
Firmware: STPSC014
SusWrite @10s intervals: 314 308 307 296 307 291 MB/s
Read 752
Write 743
Mixed 703
SusWrite 304
140% 625 MB/s
4K Read 34.4
4K Write 92.4
4K Mixed 55
172% 60.6 MB/s
DQ Read 840
DQ Write 625
DQ Mixed 279
332% 581 MB/s
44GB free (System drive)
Firmware: STCS1028
SusWrite @10s intervals: 332 147 166 201 193 114 MB/s
Read 719
Write 567
Mixed 408
SusWrite 192
105% 472 MB/s
4K Read 40.9
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 58.3
196% 70.7 MB/s
DQ Read 706
DQ Write 578
DQ Mixed 262
300% 515 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,306,499 SSDs tested.

Typical BarraCuda 510 SSD ZP250CM30001 250GB Builds (Compare 1,324 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus TUF B360M-E GAMING

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $455

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