Average Bench: 200% (71st of 1026)

Based on 1,100 user benchmarks.  Model: CT500P2SSD8

Outstanding average bench

The CT500P2SSD8 500GB averaged 99.6% 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 973MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 1,094MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the CT500P2SSD8 500GB is 93%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the CT500P2SSD8 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 574MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 48.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,100 samples)
Min Avg Max
644 Read 1,157 1,363
387 Write 1,385 1,747
449 Mixed 1,186 1,387
404 SusWrite 574 724
242% 1,075 MB/s
Min Avg Max
32.7 4K Read 48.4 55.7
82 4K Write 157 203
40.3 4K Mixed 68.8 82.8
244% 91.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
729 DQ Read 1,094 1,276
324 DQ Write 839 1,260
316 DQ Mixed 973 1,295
726% 969 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
267GB free
Firmware: P2CR010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1472 449 445 419 413 424 MB/s
Read 1258
Write 618
Mixed 1393
SusWrite 604
217% 968 MB/s
4K Read 54.2
4K Write 203
4K Mixed 81.8
294% 113 MB/s
DQ Read 1,279
DQ Write 1256
DQ Mixed 1,296
966% 1,277 MB/s
343GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P2CR010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1412 492 409 423 410 413 MB/s
Read 1,336
Write 1,284
Mixed 1,364
SusWrite 593
257% 1,145 MB/s
4K Read 54.6
4K Write 193
4K Mixed 81.9
290% 110 MB/s
DQ Read 1,276
DQ Write 1,146
DQ Mixed 1,270
936% 1,231 MB/s
102GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P2CR010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 840 541 392 349 245 330 MB/s
Read 1,366
Write 1,350
Mixed 1,373
SusWrite 450
255% 1,135 MB/s
4K Read 55.9
4K Write 199
4K Mixed 82.5
296% 112 MB/s
DQ Read 1,276
DQ Write 1145
DQ Mixed 1,266
934% 1,229 MB/s
238GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P2CR010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1266 306 224 421 421 415 MB/s
Read 1,237
Write 1,721
Mixed 1,359
SusWrite 509
272% 1,207 MB/s
4K Read 53
4K Write 180
4K Mixed 77.4
275% 103 MB/s
DQ Read 1,274
DQ Write 1,103
DQ Mixed 1,233
912% 1,203 MB/s
398GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P2CR010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1185 438 436 420 407 409 MB/s
Read 1,390
Write 1739
Mixed 1,361
SusWrite 549
284% 1,260 MB/s
4K Read 54.5
4K Write 154
4K Mixed 75.7
261% 94.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,269
DQ Write 718
DQ Mixed 663
582% 883 MB/s
466GB free
Firmware: P2CR010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1709 972 439 432 398 406 MB/s
Read 1,323
Write 1,706
Mixed 1,354
SusWrite 726
288% 1,277 MB/s
4K Read 49.7
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 69.9
234% 83.4 MB/s
DQ Read 865
DQ Write 660
DQ Mixed 836
605% 787 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 28,627,597 SSDs tested.

Typical CT500P2SSD8 500GB Builds (Compare 40,979 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 100%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $759

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