Average Bench: 71.9% (621st of 1058)

Based on 482 user benchmarks.  Model: 3 512GB SSD

Good average bench

The 3 512GB SSD 512GB averaged 28.1% 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 Write Speed 70.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 24.6MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the 3 512GB SSD 512GB is 62.9%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the 3 512GB SSD 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 31.2MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 146MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 482 samples)
Min Avg Max
325 Read 450 511
90.4 Write 359 443
18.9 Mixed 303 406
40.9 SusWrite 263 428
77% 344 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.4 4K Read 24.6 32.5
11.1 4K Write 70.6 113
0.4 4K Mixed 19 30.1
99% 38.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
80.9 DQ Read 146 221
15.2 DQ Write 246 340
0.4 DQ Mixed 31.2 47.5
70.2% 141 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
174GB free
Firmware: T0311A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 425 411 244 99 54 48 MB/s
Read 476
Write 377
Mixed 360
SusWrite 213
80% 357 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 29.3
136% 54.3 MB/s
DQ Read 150
DQ Write 304
DQ Mixed 44.4
86% 166 MB/s
252GB free
Firmware: 7B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 430 428 429 425 195 110 MB/s
Read 496
Write 422
Mixed 398
SusWrite 336
93% 413 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 53.9
4K Mixed 24.3
95% 33.8 MB/s
DQ Read 222
DQ Write 313
DQ Mixed 48.9
98% 194 MB/s
477GB free
Firmware: T0707B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 381 394 394 393 409 393 MB/s
Read 479
Write 422
Mixed 380
SusWrite 394
94% 419 MB/s
4K Read 28.3
4K Write 52.4
4K Mixed 23.9
101% 34.9 MB/s
DQ Read 180
DQ Write 80.9
DQ Mixed 38.7
53% 99.9 MB/s
92GB free (System drive)
Firmware: U0205A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 225 145 135 133 133 134 MB/s
Read 455
Write 369
Mixed 358
SusWrite 151
74% 333 MB/s
4K Read 20.7
4K Write 50.1
4K Mixed 19.6
83% 30.1 MB/s
DQ Read 185
DQ Write 299
DQ Mixed 41.3
88% 175 MB/s
235GB free
Firmware: S1128B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 447 251 18 61 18 61 MB/s
Read 515
Write 300
Mixed 19.2
SusWrite 142
54% 244 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 16.1
4K Mixed 0.4
50% 14.5 MB/s
DQ Read 121
DQ Write 16.5
DQ Mixed 0.4
18% 46 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,219,063 SSDs tested.

Typical 512GB SSD 512GB Builds (Compare 260 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

System: Toshiba TECRA R950

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $199

Popular 512GB SSD 512GB systems:

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