Average Bench: 89.9% (319th of 1058)

Based on 148 user benchmarks.  Model: 2TB PCS 2.5" SSD

Very good average bench

The 2TB PCS 2.5" SSD 2TB averaged just 10.1% 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 150MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 32.3MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the 2TB PCS 2.5" SSD 2TB is 47.7%. 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 315MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 215MB/s
ADVERTISEMENT

Average Bench

(Based on 148 samples)
Min Avg Max
342 Read 441 509
170 Write 407 478
122 Mixed 315 406
129 SusWrite 394 462
87.6% 389 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.8 4K Read 32.3 39.7
20.7 4K Write 60.6 101
16.1 4K Mixed 35.3 51.6
126% 42.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
114 DQ Read 215 274
81.6 DQ Write 205 329
29.9 DQ Mixed 150 291
129% 190 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
243GB free
Firmware: SN3846
SusWrite @10s intervals: 482 460 451 458 460 413 MB/s
Read 450
Write 455
Mixed 323
SusWrite 454
95% 421 MB/s
4K Read 36.6
4K Write 63.6
4K Mixed 37.4
137% 45.9 MB/s
DQ Read 271
DQ Write 256
DQ Mixed 146
142% 224 MB/s
913GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SN3846
SusWrite @10s intervals: 464 446 390 365 366 367 MB/s
Read 437
Write 455
Mixed 310
SusWrite 400
90% 401 MB/s
4K Read 39.3
4K Write 25.3
4K Mixed 51.1
138% 38.6 MB/s
DQ Read 268
DQ Write 233
DQ Mixed 215
171% 239 MB/s
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: T0910A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 430 440 440 443 445 447 MB/s
Read 505
Write 438
Mixed 402
SusWrite 441
100% 446 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 89
4K Mixed 21.1
116% 46 MB/s
DQ Read 132
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 30.4
80% 162 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: U0510A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 395 405 410 415 411 173 MB/s
Read 504
Write 391
Mixed 408
SusWrite 368
94% 418 MB/s
4K Read 32
4K Write 66.4
4K Mixed 26.7
118% 41.7 MB/s
DQ Read 162
DQ Write 183
DQ Mixed 42.2
68% 129 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: U0510A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 371 381 383 378 309 325 MB/s
Read 431
Write 387
Mixed 336
SusWrite 358
85% 378 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 75.9
4K Mixed 20
101% 39.7 MB/s
DQ Read 183
DQ Write 319
DQ Mixed 41.4
90% 181 MB/s
148 MORE »

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 49,496,469 SSDs tested.

Typical PCS 2.5" SSD 2TB Builds (Compare 2,039 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

System: PC Amd Am4 Gen3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $761

Popular PCS 2.5" SSD 2TB systems:

How Fast Is Your SSD? (Bench your build) Size up your PC in less than a minute.

Welcome to our freeware PC speed test tool. UserBenchmark will test your PC and compare the results to other users with the same components. You can quickly size up your PC, identify hardware problems and explore the best upgrades.

UserBenchmark of the month

How it works

  • - Download and run UserBenchMark.
  • - CPU tests include: integer, floating and string.
  • - GPU tests include: six 3D game simulations.
  • - Drive tests include: read, write, sustained write and mixed IO.
  • - RAM tests include: single/multi core bandwidth and latency.
  • - SkillBench (space shooter) tests user input accuracy.
  • - Reports are generated and presented on userbenchmark.com.
  • - Identify the strongest components in your PC.
  • - See speed test results from other users.
  • - Compare your components to the current market leaders.
  • - Explore your best upgrade options with a virtual PC build.
  • - Compare your in-game FPS to other users with your hardware.
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) December 2021 SSD Rankings.

Welcome to our 2.5" and M.2 SSD comparison. We calculate effective speed for both SATA and NVMe drives based on real world performance then adjust by current prices per GB to yield a value for money rating. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top SSDs. [SSDrivePro]

ADVERTISEMENT

Group Test Results

  • Best user rated - User sentiment trumps benchmarks for this comparison.
  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance.
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.

 Comments

1058 Drives (Compared) Thousands of user benchmarks compiled into one comparison list.

See how consistently different SSDs perform with varying real world conditions. The charts also illustrate overall performance, popularity and rank.

 Frequently Asked Questions

 Best User Rated

The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-12600K $300Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti $400Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-11600K $220Nvidia RTX 3070 $500Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $52
Intel Core i7-11700K $315Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $183
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $37Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $67SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $37Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $74SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $71G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
Today's hottest deals
About  •  User Guide  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer  •  YouTube Feedback