Average Bench: 67.4% (709th of 1072)

Based on 366 user benchmarks.  Model: HX512GSSDSATA3

Above average average bench

The HX512GSSDSATA3 512GB averaged 32.6% 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-64Thread Write Speed 239MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 23.5MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HX512GSSDSATA3 512GB is 66.8%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the HX512GSSDSATA3 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 31.2MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 145MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 366 samples)
Min Avg Max
326 Read 443 507
47.6 Write 321 433
20.9 Mixed 271 395
28 SusWrite 235 413
70.9% 318 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13 4K Read 23.5 32.1
8.39 4K Write 63.8 111
0.8 4K Mixed 17.6 30.3
92% 35 MB/s
Min Avg Max
107 DQ Read 145 187
8.7 DQ Write 239 332
0.4 DQ Mixed 31.2 49.1
68.9% 138 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
159GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 666
SusWrite @10s intervals: 183 125 181 66 24 133 MB/s
Read 470
Write 372
Mixed 344
SusWrite 118
73% 326 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 80.9
4K Mixed 27.5
118% 45 MB/s
DQ Read 172
DQ Write 304
DQ Mixed 45.1
89% 174 MB/s
409GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 666
SusWrite @10s intervals: 305 315 320 310 340 357 MB/s
Read 438
Write 361
Mixed 315
SusWrite 324
81% 360 MB/s
4K Read 18.1
4K Write 45.4
4K Mixed 18.2
75% 27.2 MB/s
DQ Read 148
DQ Write 252
DQ Mixed 36.5
74% 146 MB/s
268GB free (System drive)
Firmware: U0318A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 279 69 163 93 33 68 MB/s
Read 425
Write 330
Mixed 288
SusWrite 118
65% 290 MB/s
4K Read 17.3
4K Write 31.1
4K Mixed 15.7
63% 21.4 MB/s
DQ Read 133
DQ Write 114
DQ Mixed 32.6
49% 93.1 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 75,174,680 SSDs tested

Typical HX512GSSDSATA3 512GB Builds (Compare 344 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft

System: XUM B75

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $352

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