Average Bench: 191% (96th of 1058)

Based on 206 user benchmarks.  Model: NVME SSD 512G

Outstanding average bench

The Nvme 512G 512GB averaged 91.1% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Nvme 512G 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 422MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 809MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvme 512G 512GB is 138%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Nvme 512G 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 24.3MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 758MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 206 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,071 Read 1,470 2,120
544 Write 1,295 1,638
377 Mixed 898 1,233
264 SusWrite 758 1,566
247% 1,105 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28.8 4K Read 45.9 56
63.3 4K Write 153 203
14.1 4K Mixed 24.3 31.7
181% 74.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
628 DQ Read 731 966
212 DQ Write 809 1,019
144 DQ Mixed 422 630
414% 654 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
322GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T0707A0L Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1061 607 604 683 616 652 MB/s
Read 1,404
Write 1,358
Mixed 900
SusWrite 704
244% 1,091 MB/s
4K Read 42.5
4K Write 152
4K Mixed 22.4
173% 72.2 MB/s
DQ Read 735
DQ Write 834
DQ Mixed 433
424% 667 MB/s
409GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T0707A0L Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 708 502 621 485 714 714 MB/s
Read 1,507
Write 1,402
Mixed 837
SusWrite 624
244% 1,093 MB/s
4K Read 44.2
4K Write 148
4K Mixed 22.4
174% 71.4 MB/s
DQ Read 739
DQ Write 826
DQ Mixed 436
424% 667 MB/s
321GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T0707A0L Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1186 1168 691 605 598 608 MB/s
Read 1286
Write 1,218
Mixed 807
SusWrite 809
231% 1,030 MB/s
4K Read 37.1
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 21.1
153% 63.6 MB/s
DQ Read 728
DQ Write 822
DQ Mixed 438
423% 663 MB/s
113GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T0707A0L Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 607 542 525 311 159 142 MB/s
Read 1,374
Write 1,230
Mixed 862
SusWrite 381
215% 962 MB/s
4K Read 43.6
4K Write 160
4K Mixed 21.4
178% 75.1 MB/s
DQ Read 731
DQ Write 819
DQ Mixed 163
292% 571 MB/s
342GB free
Firmware: T0609B0L Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 246 174 156 183 261 288 MB/s
Read 1,364
Write 1,143
Mixed 830
SusWrite 218
198% 889 MB/s
4K Read 36.9
4K Write 91.5
4K Mixed 21.6
132% 50 MB/s
DQ Read 694
DQ Write 366
DQ Mixed 457
359% 506 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,507,643 SSDs tested.

Typical 512G 512GB Builds (Compare 4,462 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B450M DS3H V2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $589

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