Average Bench: 77.4% (512th of 1058)

Based on 3,279 user benchmarks.  Model: 3 1TB SSD

Good average bench

The 3 1TB SSD 1TB averaged 22.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the 3 1TB SSD 1TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 78.3MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 260MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the 3 1TB SSD 1TB is 64.3%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the 3 1TB SSD 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 34.4MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 141MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,279 samples)
Min Avg Max
353 Read 463 512
239 Write 380 444
17.9 Mixed 322 405
40.8 SusWrite 298 436
82% 366 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.8 4K Read 25.2 32.6
10.2 4K Write 78.3 114
0.4 4K Mixed 22 31.7
108% 41.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
96.6 DQ Read 141 213
16.9 DQ Write 260 341
0.4 DQ Mixed 34.4 49.1
73.1% 145 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
314GB free
Firmware: T0910A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 439 433 433 432 435 419 MB/s
Read 511
Write 437
Mixed 350
SusWrite 432
97% 432 MB/s
4K Read 22.8
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 21.2
119% 51 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 27.4
78% 160 MB/s
931GB free
Firmware: KD2020
SusWrite @10s intervals: 416 404 403 404 404 404 MB/s
Read 457
Write 415
Mixed 350
SusWrite 406
92% 407 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 97.7
4K Mixed 29.9
128% 50.8 MB/s
DQ Read 143
DQ Write 184
DQ Mixed 43.5
66% 123 MB/s
921GB free
Firmware: S1011A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 428 403 406 401 402 402 MB/s
Read 459
Write 400
Mixed 335
SusWrite 407
90% 400 MB/s
4K Read 19.8
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 20.3
116% 50.8 MB/s
DQ Read 111
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 26.7
76% 154 MB/s
298GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S1011A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 341 378 401 411 400 11 MB/s
Read 480
Write 389
Mixed 336
SusWrite 324
86% 382 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 98.6
4K Mixed 20.3
112% 47 MB/s
DQ Read 130
DQ Write 317
DQ Mixed 27.4
77% 158 MB/s
404GB free
Firmware: T0317A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 429 170 10 10 10 10 MB/s
Read 486
Write 394
Mixed 335
SusWrite 107
74% 331 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 78.7
4K Mixed 30.4
124% 45.8 MB/s
DQ Read 170
DQ Write 306
DQ Mixed 53
93% 176 MB/s
404GB free
Firmware: T0317A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 247 10 10 10 11 12 MB/s
Read 475
Write 428
Mixed 349
SusWrite 49.9
73% 326 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 79.7
4K Mixed 31.5
130% 47.4 MB/s
DQ Read 134
DQ Write 306
DQ Mixed 51.2
87% 164 MB/s
97GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T0519A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 39 11 13 14 202 161 MB/s
Read 195
Write 400
Mixed 377
SusWrite 73.2
59% 261 MB/s
4K Read 29.1
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 28.5
134% 52.8 MB/s
DQ Read 26.3
DQ Write 125
DQ Mixed 32
37% 61.1 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,230,343 SSDs tested.

Typical 1TB SSD 1TB Builds (Compare 81,656 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $109

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $853

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