Average Bench: 77% (518th of 1058)

Based on 1,597 user benchmarks.  Model: SSD

Good average bench

The SSD 960GB averaged 22.9% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the SSD 960GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 144MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 27.3MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SSD 960GB is 58.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the SSD 960GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Write Speed 242MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 260MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,597 samples)
Min Avg Max
178 Read 363 500
97.7 Write 242 448
84.4 Mixed 260 394
97.8 SusWrite 314 448
66.2% 295 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16 4K Read 27.3 37.4
18.3 4K Write 63.6 103
9.61 4K Mixed 28.7 43.3
112% 39.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.8 DQ Read 191 305
14.8 DQ Write 226 352
14.2 DQ Mixed 144 226
126% 187 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
188GB free
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 428 431 432 337 100 99 MB/s
Read 458
Write 392
Mixed 357
SusWrite 304
85% 378 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 78.5
4K Mixed 32.1
127% 46.6 MB/s
DQ Read 262
DQ Write 319
DQ Mixed 197
174% 259 MB/s
474GB free
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 379 402 408 450 450 450 MB/s
Read 191
Write 103
Mixed 327
SusWrite 423
59% 261 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 71.3
4K Mixed 34.3
130% 45.9 MB/s
DQ Read 300
DQ Write 295
DQ Mixed 210
182% 268 MB/s
640GB free
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 423 417 408 424 295 422 MB/s
Read 369
Write 121
Mixed 297
SusWrite 398
66% 296 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 64.5
4K Mixed 27.3
104% 38.3 MB/s
DQ Read 245
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 190
166% 244 MB/s
98GB free
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 382 114 114 107 86 231 MB/s
Read 208
Write 106
Mixed 366
SusWrite 172
48% 213 MB/s
4K Read 25.7
4K Write 55.2
4K Mixed 27.7
104% 36.2 MB/s
DQ Read 283
DQ Write 256
DQ Mixed 199
169% 246 MB/s
607GB free
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 418 420 439 444 442 442 MB/s
Read 337
Write 103
Mixed 88.5
SusWrite 434
54% 241 MB/s
4K Read 19.1
4K Write 20.2
4K Mixed 11.7
55% 17 MB/s
DQ Read 13.5
DQ Write 125
DQ Mixed 173
103% 104 MB/s
173GB free
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 418 422 460 420 463 461 MB/s
Read 263
Write 106
Mixed 86.7
SusWrite 441
50% 224 MB/s
4K Read 19.6
4K Write 20.8
4K Mixed 11.8
56% 17.4 MB/s
DQ Read 13.7
DQ Write 14.8
DQ Mixed 14.5
11% 14.3 MB/s
561GB free
Firmware: 02000008
SusWrite @10s intervals: 277 281 361 263 355 371 MB/s
Read 305
Write 104
Mixed 88
SusWrite 318
45% 204 MB/s
4K Read 17.2
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 17.7
50% 12.4 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 56,071,253 SSDs tested.

Typical SSD 960GB Builds (Compare 29,872 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte B450 AORUS PRO WIFI - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $588

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