Average Bench: 90.6% (309th of 1058)

Based on 116 user benchmarks.  Model: 2TB PCS 2.5" SSD

Excellent average bench

The 2TB PCS 2.5" SSD 2TB averaged just 9.3% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the 2TB PCS 2.5" SSD 2TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 157MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 32.7MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the 2TB PCS 2.5" SSD 2TB is 45.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the 2TB PCS 2.5" SSD 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 314MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 217MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 116 samples)
Min Avg Max
348 Read 438 510
233 Write 413 476
206 Mixed 314 405
199 SusWrite 401 462
88.1% 392 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.6 4K Read 32.7 39.8
20.3 4K Write 59.2 97.6
15.6 4K Mixed 36.3 51.5
127% 42.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
95.8 DQ Read 217 274
80.1 DQ Write 201 333
30 DQ Mixed 157 292
132% 191 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: SN3846
SusWrite @10s intervals: 453 437 438 438 436 437 MB/s
Read 451
Write 444
Mixed 319
SusWrite 440
93% 414 MB/s
4K Read 37.7
4K Write 62.3
4K Mixed 50.1
154% 50 MB/s
DQ Read 225
DQ Write 143
DQ Mixed 200
145% 189 MB/s
705GB free
Firmware: SN3846
SusWrite @10s intervals: 322 444 458 460 455 458 MB/s
Read 450
Write 476
Mixed 312
SusWrite 433
94% 418 MB/s
4K Read 35.6
4K Write 57.2
4K Mixed 45.3
142% 46 MB/s
DQ Read 265
DQ Write 239
DQ Mixed 166
148% 223 MB/s
647GB free
Firmware: SN3846
SusWrite @10s intervals: 321 448 460 455 460 459 MB/s
Read 443
Write 464
Mixed 314
SusWrite 434
93% 414 MB/s
4K Read 35.6
4K Write 59.4
4K Mixed 45.5
144% 46.8 MB/s
DQ Read 270
DQ Write 190
DQ Mixed 219
166% 226 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: SN3846
SusWrite @10s intervals: 363 432 447 442 431 436 MB/s
Read 410
Write 410
Mixed 287
SusWrite 425
86% 383 MB/s
4K Read 39.4
4K Write 33.4
4K Mixed 52
144% 41.6 MB/s
DQ Read 270
DQ Write 198
DQ Mixed 142
131% 203 MB/s
954GB free
Firmware: SN3846
SusWrite @10s intervals: 448 425 432 430 429 428 MB/s
Read 455
Write 446
Mixed 322
SusWrite 432
93% 414 MB/s
4K Read 37.6
4K Write 46.6
4K Mixed 47
142% 43.7 MB/s
DQ Read 215
DQ Write 168
DQ Mixed 172
134% 185 MB/s
2TB free (System drive)
Firmware: SN3846
SusWrite @10s intervals: 402 398 409 418 417 419 MB/s
Read 462
Write 442
Mixed 305
SusWrite 411
91% 405 MB/s
4K Read 37.8
4K Write 45.1
4K Mixed 45
139% 42.6 MB/s
DQ Read 221
DQ Write 119
DQ Mixed 144
114% 161 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: T1209A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 428 423 427 423 422 425 MB/s
Read 508
Write 427
Mixed 397
SusWrite 425
99% 439 MB/s
4K Read 34
4K Write 88.3
4K Mixed 19.8
124% 47.4 MB/s
DQ Read 125
DQ Write 182
DQ Mixed 30.1
57% 112 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: SN3846
SusWrite @10s intervals: 455 440 417 216 235 202 MB/s
Read 418
Write 446
Mixed 313
SusWrite 327
85% 376 MB/s
4K Read 31.4
4K Write 65.9
4K Mixed 38.2
131% 45.2 MB/s
DQ Read 271
DQ Write 228
DQ Mixed 286
204% 262 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,493,840 SSDs tested.

Typical PCS 2.5" SSD 2TB Builds (Compare 1,744 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

System: PC Amd Am4 Gen3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $780

Popular PCS 2.5" SSD 2TB systems:

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