Average Bench: 62.4% (761st of 1058)

Based on 21 user benchmarks.  Model: 3 48 0GB SSD

Above average average bench

The 3 48 0GB SSD averaged 37.5% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 23.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 60.7MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the 3 48 0GB SSD is 41.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the 3 48 0GB SSD performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 188MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 137MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 21 samples)
Min Avg Max
309 Read 401 520
64.9 Write 289 420
49.2 Mixed 286 387
49.5 SusWrite 188 416
65% 291 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.5 4K Read 23.3 29.6
21.8 4K Write 60.7 83.1
1 4K Mixed 20.8 28
94.1% 34.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
45.6 DQ Read 137 226
28.8 DQ Write 163 253
0.2 DQ Mixed 37.4 67.6
59.4% 112 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
72GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q052
SusWrite @10s intervals: 416 181 97 100 99 102 MB/s
Read 461
Write 442
Mixed 415
SusWrite 166
83% 371 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 90.1
4K Mixed 44
150% 54.8 MB/s
DQ Read 284
DQ Write 281
DQ Mixed 93.7
122% 220 MB/s
264GB free
Firmware: S102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 356 343 338 341 353 357 MB/s
Read 441
Write 333
Mixed 326
SusWrite 348
81% 362 MB/s
4K Read 27.4
4K Write 74
4K Mixed 23.6
111% 41.7 MB/s
DQ Read 141
DQ Write 187
DQ Mixed 36.5
63% 121 MB/s
363GB free (System drive)
Firmware: U012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 318 340 334 72 43 156 MB/s
Read 389
Write 312
Mixed 316
SusWrite 210
69% 307 MB/s
4K Read 29.6
4K Write 83.1
4K Mixed 28
125% 46.9 MB/s
DQ Read 111
DQ Write 221
DQ Mixed 46.9
70% 126 MB/s
400GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S123
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 130 136 135 132 131 MB/s
Read 330
Write 212
Mixed 244
SusWrite 133
51% 230 MB/s
4K Read 25.9
4K Write 47.9
4K Mixed 21.7
92% 31.8 MB/s
DQ Read 115
DQ Write 121
DQ Mixed 42.5
53% 92.9 MB/s
404GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S123
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 129 125 131 130 110 MB/s
Read 331
Write 218
Mixed 248
SusWrite 125
52% 231 MB/s
4K Read 24.6
4K Write 47.2
4K Mixed 21.7
90% 31.2 MB/s
DQ Read 119
DQ Write 123
DQ Mixed 43.8
54% 95.3 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,331,525 SSDs tested.

Typical 48 0GB SSD Builds (Compare 187 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: EVGA 132-CK-NF78

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Above average Total price: $190

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