Average Bench: 58.5% (819th of 1072)

Based on 50 user benchmarks.  Model: USB3.0 Super Speed

Average average bench

The Usb3.0 Super Speed 480GB averaged 41.4% 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-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 84.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 19.7MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Usb3.0 Super Speed 480GB is 29.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Usb3.0 Super Speed 480GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 33.4MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 148MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 50 samples)
Min Avg Max
34.6 Read 341 398
12.8 Write 306 406
23.5 Mixed 271 361
87.4 SusWrite 271 391
66.8% 297 MB/s
Min Avg Max
6.1 4K Read 19.7 30.3
9.4 4K Write 33.4 57.5
7 4K Mixed 19.1 29
71.9% 24 MB/s
Min Avg Max
90.6 DQ Read 148 242
0.1 DQ Write 134 192
0.5 DQ Mixed 84.7 165
79% 122 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
379GB free
Firmware: 0214
SusWrite @10s intervals: 348 342 340 338 335 338 MB/s
Read 390
Write 350
Mixed 351
SusWrite 340
81% 358 MB/s
4K Read 32.9
4K Write 36.2
4K Mixed 28.8
106% 32.6 MB/s
DQ Read 225
DQ Write 176
DQ Mixed 200
150% 200 MB/s
376GB free
Firmware: 0214
SusWrite @10s intervals: 409 400 397 397 398 397 MB/s
Read 392
Write 391
Mixed 365
SusWrite 400
87% 387 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 34
4K Mixed 27.4
92% 29.1 MB/s
DQ Read 216
DQ Write 182
DQ Mixed 213
156% 204 MB/s
107GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0214
SusWrite @10s intervals: 277 266 193 100 107 129 MB/s
Read 291
Write 287
Mixed 282
SusWrite 179
58% 260 MB/s
4K Read 15.4
4K Write 28.4
4K Mixed 18.2
62% 20.7 MB/s
DQ Read 122
DQ Write 125
DQ Mixed 114
88% 120 MB/s
108GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0214
SusWrite @10s intervals: 304 142 183 96 105 103 MB/s
Read 327
Write 293
Mixed 48.7
SusWrite 156
46% 206 MB/s
4K Read 14.9
4K Write 30.6
4K Mixed 19.4
64% 21.6 MB/s
DQ Read 120
DQ Write 82.7
DQ Mixed 80.3
66% 94.3 MB/s
145GB free
Firmware: 0214
SusWrite @10s intervals: 384 381 141 95 91 101 MB/s
Read 415
Write 387
Mixed 350
SusWrite 199
76% 338 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 18.1
4K Mixed 0.5
46% 14 MB/s
DQ Read 166
DQ Write 28.8
DQ Mixed 22.2
36% 72.3 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 75,175,691 SSDs tested

Typical Super Speed 480GB Builds (Compare 2,845 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asrock B560M Pro4

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Outstanding Total price: $426

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