Average Bench: 179% (122nd of 1072)

Based on 6,042 user benchmarks.  Model: KIOXIA-EXCERIA SSD

Outstanding average bench

The Kioxia-exceria SSD 500GB averaged 79.2% 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.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 914MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 1,124MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kioxia-exceria SSD 500GB is 125%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Kioxia-exceria SSD 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 707MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 37.5MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 6,042 samples)
Min Avg Max
339 Read 852 1,222
968 Write 1,378 1,562
253 Mixed 901 1,311
408 SusWrite 707 1,081
217% 959 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.6 4K Read 37.5 50.8
62 4K Write 116 179
27.7 4K Mixed 51.8 71.1
185% 68.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
726 DQ Read 1,124 1,389
346 DQ Write 908 1,401
323 DQ Mixed 914 1,295
712% 982 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
333GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFA15.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1521 1388 850 823 853 844 MB/s
Read 1,131
Write 1,553
Mixed 1,298
SusWrite 1,046
285% 1,257 MB/s
4K Read 42.7
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 58.1
196% 69.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,181
DQ Write 814
DQ Mixed 1,027
759% 1,008 MB/s
315GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFA12.7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1536 1436 759 754 750 739 MB/s
Read 1,027
Write 1,542
Mixed 1,198
SusWrite 996
270% 1,191 MB/s
4K Read 32.6
4K Write 77
4K Mixed 46.8
150% 52.1 MB/s
DQ Read 949
DQ Write 610
DQ Mixed 762
573% 774 MB/s
255GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFA12.7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 720 468 465 455 454 444 MB/s
Read 406
Write 1,191
Mixed 231
SusWrite 501
133% 582 MB/s
4K Read 36.1
4K Write 136
4K Mixed 46
186% 72.7 MB/s
DQ Read 910
DQ Write 1,005
DQ Mixed 1,167
821% 1,028 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 73,438,433 SSDs tested

Typical SSD 500GB Builds (Compare 3,046 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming 9%
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Desktop 72%
Workstation 9%
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System: Casper EXCALIBUR G770


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