Average Bench: 201% (75th of 1040)

Based on 5,364 user benchmarks.  Model: CT500P2SSD8

Outstanding average bench

The CT500P2SSD8 500GB averaged 101.1% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the CT500P2SSD8 500GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 990MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 1,105MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the CT500P2SSD8 500GB is 96.7%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the CT500P2SSD8 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 586MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 47.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,364 samples)
Min Avg Max
761 Read 1,164 1,372
424 Write 1,392 1,743
479 Mixed 1,197 1,386
402 SusWrite 586 723
244% 1,085 MB/s
Min Avg Max
32.1 4K Read 47.9 55.9
75.1 4K Write 156 208
39.8 4K Mixed 68.7 83.5
243% 90.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
695 DQ Read 1,105 1,278
311 DQ Write 862 1,264
439 DQ Mixed 990 1,298
739% 986 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
418GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P2CR010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1526 439 439 426 416 413 MB/s
Read 1,224
Write 1,740
Mixed 1,388
SusWrite 610
280% 1,241 MB/s
4K Read 56.8
4K Write 204
4K Mixed 84
301% 115 MB/s
DQ Read 1,274
DQ Write 1,164
DQ Mixed 1,280
943% 1,239 MB/s
149GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P2CR010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1244 468 424 431 401 401 MB/s
Read 1,192
Write 1,702
Mixed 1,299
SusWrite 562
268% 1,188 MB/s
4K Read 52.5
4K Write 173
4K Mixed 69.2
260% 98.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,239
DQ Write 907
DQ Mixed 1,030
781% 1,059 MB/s
425GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P2CR010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1481 438 439 421 421 411 MB/s
Read 996
Write 1,137
Mixed 1,358
SusWrite 602
231% 1,023 MB/s
4K Read 49.8
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 70.5
238% 85.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,025
DQ Write 731
DQ Mixed 930
681% 896 MB/s
397GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P2CR010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1464 401 405 420 415 429 MB/s
Read 1,039
Write 1,661
Mixed 1240
SusWrite 589
256% 1,132 MB/s
4K Read 45.9
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 65.2
223% 80.9 MB/s
DQ Read 958
DQ Write 915
DQ Mixed 901
686% 924 MB/s
374GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P2CR010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 381 371 382 380 383 378 MB/s
Read 974
Write 540
Mixed 478
SusWrite 379
132% 593 MB/s
4K Read 35.7
4K Write 151
4K Mixed 72.4
227% 86.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,210
DQ Write 482
DQ Mixed 678
546% 790 MB/s
440GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P2CR010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 824 645 362 369 386 355 MB/s
Read 593
Write 692
Mixed 748
SusWrite 490
143% 631 MB/s
4K Read 21.3
4K Write 143
4K Mixed 27.9
144% 64 MB/s
DQ Read 1,003
DQ Write 739
DQ Mixed 739
588% 827 MB/s
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Typical CT500P2SSD8 500GB Builds (Compare 47,745 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $115

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $807

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