Average Bench: 198% (77th of 1040)

Based on 792 user benchmarks.  Model: KIOXIA-EXCERIA SSD

Outstanding average bench

The Kioxia-exceria SSD 500GB averaged 98.3% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Kioxia-exceria SSD 500GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 969MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 1,169MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kioxia-exceria SSD 500GB is 106%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Kioxia-exceria SSD 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 797MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 41.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 792 samples)
Min Avg Max
384 Read 974 1,227
984 Write 1,410 1,563
275 Mixed 999 1,285
482 SusWrite 797 986
236% 1,045 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28.9 4K Read 41.4 52.2
77.9 4K Write 130 165
34.7 4K Mixed 58 68.9
206% 76.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
761 DQ Read 1,169 1,394
497 DQ Write 956 1,309
356 DQ Mixed 969 1,210
751% 1,031 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
167GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFA12.7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1524 790 564 497 507 625 MB/s
Read 1,255
Write 1,543
Mixed 1,289
SusWrite 751
273% 1,210 MB/s
4K Read 45.4
4K Write 152
4K Mixed 66
234% 87.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,383
DQ Write 1154
DQ Mixed 1,172
904% 1,236 MB/s
280GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFA12.7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1494 1285 731 734 735 741 MB/s
Read 1,136
Write 1,515
Mixed 1,246
SusWrite 953
274% 1,212 MB/s
4K Read 42.4
4K Write 136
4K Mixed 64.8
219% 81.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,376
DQ Write 556
DQ Mixed 376
434% 769 MB/s
146GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFA12.7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 759 587 608 504 597 475 MB/s
Read 1,167
Write 1,431
Mixed 1,256
SusWrite 588
250% 1,111 MB/s
4K Read 38.4
4K Write 152
4K Mixed 68.5
226% 86.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,357
DQ Write 1,106
DQ Mixed 1,183
899% 1,215 MB/s
222GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFA12.7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1279 1186 607 466 561 596 MB/s
Read 964
Write 1,478
Mixed 265
SusWrite 782
196% 872 MB/s
4K Read 35.7
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 41.9
171% 65.5 MB/s
DQ Read 868
DQ Write 813
DQ Mixed 1,071
740% 917 MB/s
275GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFA12.7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 742 707 688 677 662 659 MB/s
Read 608
Write 639
Mixed 604
SusWrite 689
144% 635 MB/s
4K Read 35.7
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 56.3
184% 66.8 MB/s
DQ Read 843
DQ Write 814
DQ Mixed 1,063
734% 906 MB/s
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Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B450M S2H

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $399

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