Average Bench: 189% (97th of 1058)

Based on 1,582 user benchmarks.  Model: NVMe CA5-8D512

Outstanding average bench

The Nvme CA5-8D512 512GB averaged 89.0% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Nvme CA5-8D512 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 680MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 1,026MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvme CA5-8D512 512GB is 116%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Nvme CA5-8D512 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 591MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 95.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,582 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,019 Read 1,448 1,711
61.9 Write 1,289 1,961
168 Mixed 999 1,430
135 SusWrite 591 935
242% 1,082 MB/s
Min Avg Max
30.5 4K Read 43.9 53
52.2 4K Write 95.2 118
27.5 4K Mixed 55.5 69.1
188% 64.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
594 DQ Read 1,026 1,234
76.6 DQ Write 625 979
142 DQ Mixed 680 1,020
545% 777 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
404GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CQ20904 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1868 696 622 626 1688 923 MB/s
Read 1,535
Write 1797
Mixed 1,378
SusWrite 1,071
326% 1,445 MB/s
4K Read 52.9
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 70.1
229% 78.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,118
DQ Write 930
DQ Mixed 989
750% 1,012 MB/s
403GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CQ20904 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1798 864 608 620 622 619 MB/s
Read 1,563
Write 1,892
Mixed 1,440
SusWrite 855
324% 1,438 MB/s
4K Read 52.7
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 68.4
227% 77.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,122
DQ Write 922
DQ Mixed 984
747% 1,010 MB/s
363GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CQ20903 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1793 963 606 598 608 157 MB/s
Read 1,314
Write 1,927
Mixed 1,207
SusWrite 788
296% 1,309 MB/s
4K Read 48.6
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 64.4
212% 72.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1179
DQ Write 859
DQ Mixed 977
741% 1,005 MB/s
367GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CQ20903 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1332 480 369 135 381 441 MB/s
Read 1,616
Write 1877
Mixed 1,290
SusWrite 523
298% 1,326 MB/s
4K Read 49.2
4K Write 93.5
4K Mixed 62.8
204% 68.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,038
DQ Write 653
DQ Mixed 768
593% 820 MB/s
48GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CQ20904 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 147 145 150 139 136 135 MB/s
Read 1,500
Write 140
Mixed 198
SusWrite 142
105% 495 MB/s
4K Read 36.7
4K Write 85.8
4K Mixed 41.7
154% 54.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,152
DQ Write 148
DQ Mixed 234
277% 511 MB/s
6GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CQ20903 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 43 48 51 49 46 145 MB/s
Read 1,580
Write 44
Mixed 97.5
SusWrite 63.6
94% 446 MB/s
4K Read 39.2
4K Write 52.3
4K Mixed 24.5
118% 38.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,176
DQ Write 44.1
DQ Mixed 51.6
177% 424 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,091,139 SSDs tested.

Typical CA5-8D512 512GB Builds (Compare 2,130 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk

System: Razer Blade 15 Base Model (Early 2020) - RZ09-0328

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