Average Bench: 67.5% (686th of 1058)

Based on 198 user benchmarks.  Model: Shark Gaming 480GB SSD

Above average average bench

The Shark Gaming 480GB SSD averaged 32.5% 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 71.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 24.7MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Shark Gaming 480GB SSD is 62.2%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Shark Gaming 480GB SSD performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 129MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 222MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 198 samples)
Min Avg Max
307 Read 452 511
139 Write 363 439
16.8 Mixed 271 396
68.9 SusWrite 222 435
73% 327 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.4 4K Read 24.7 36.4
5.98 4K Write 71.7 112
0.3 4K Mixed 17.1 37
97.3% 37.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
78.4 DQ Read 129 261
14 DQ Write 229 336
0.4 DQ Mixed 37.9 200
68.6% 132 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
301GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T0910A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 357 403 411 421 419 419 MB/s
Read 479
Write 412
Mixed 375
SusWrite 405
94% 418 MB/s
4K Read 28.5
4K Write 92.2
4K Mixed 25.8
125% 48.8 MB/s
DQ Read 212
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 36
93% 191 MB/s
387GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T0220A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 418 438 436 41 76 100 MB/s
Read 508
Write 388
Mixed 395
SusWrite 251
86% 386 MB/s
4K Read 26.4
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 28
131% 52.9 MB/s
DQ Read 112
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 41.9
82% 157 MB/s
134GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T0910A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 100 78 100 112 115 MB/s
Read 500
Write 408
Mixed 368
SusWrite 107
77% 346 MB/s
4K Read 30.4
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 25.5
134% 53.5 MB/s
DQ Read 146
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 35.3
78% 155 MB/s
380GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0424A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 418 284 6.9 176 114 7.2 MB/s
Read 482
Write 414
Mixed 363
SusWrite 168
80% 357 MB/s
4K Read 22
4K Write 98.7
4K Mixed 20.8
112% 47.2 MB/s
DQ Read 102
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 24
75% 155 MB/s
263GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T0519A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 401 227 14 153 42 14 MB/s
Read 481
Write 374
Mixed 364
SusWrite 142
76% 340 MB/s
4K Read 17.8
4K Write 63.5
4K Mixed 21.9
89% 34.4 MB/s
DQ Read 101
DQ Write 294
DQ Mixed 37.9
75% 144 MB/s
272GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0918A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 238 383 403 348 17 43 MB/s
Read 496
Write 392
Mixed 18.8
SusWrite 238
63% 286 MB/s
4K Read 16.9
4K Write 13.2
4K Mixed 0.4
33% 10.2 MB/s
DQ Read 111
DQ Write 14.6
DQ Mixed 0.4
16% 42.1 MB/s
267GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0918A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 34 369 152 12 11 15 MB/s
Read 505
Write 399
Mixed 18.6
SusWrite 98.7
56% 255 MB/s
4K Read 21.6
4K Write 13.2
4K Mixed 0.4
40% 11.7 MB/s
DQ Read 97.5
DQ Write 14.8
DQ Mixed 0.4
15% 37.6 MB/s
169GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0918A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 220 179 15 115 17 20 MB/s
Read 480
Write 224
Mixed 13.4
SusWrite 94.4
44% 203 MB/s
4K Read 17
4K Write 10.7
4K Mixed 0.3
32% 9.33 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 10
DQ Mixed 0.3
16% 42.5 MB/s
50GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0424A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 5.1 7.3 347 2.3 2.2 4.9 MB/s
Read 472
Write 393
Mixed 20
SusWrite 61.4
52% 237 MB/s
4K Read 6.1
4K Write 4.4
4K Mixed 0.4
12% 3.63 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,015,105 SSDs tested.

Typical Gaming 480GB SSD Builds (Compare 6,532 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus PRIME H310M-K R2.0

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $401

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