Average Bench: 171% (133rd of 1074)

Based on 2,452 user benchmarks.  Model: NVMe CA5-8D512

Outstanding average bench

The Nvme CA5-8D512 512GB averaged 71.4% 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 525MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 995MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvme CA5-8D512 512GB is 133%. 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 477MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 88.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,452 samples)
Min Avg Max
954 Read 1,410 1,754
33.2 Write 974 1,954
82.2 Mixed 790 1,430
78.6 SusWrite 477 911
203% 913 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.4 4K Read 41.2 53.5
34.9 4K Write 88.5 121
22.1 4K Mixed 49.8 69.1
173% 59.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
519 DQ Read 995 1,288
55.7 DQ Write 471 924
74.7 DQ Mixed 525 1,005
445% 664 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
423GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CQ20904 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1312 598 622 623 623 611 MB/s
Read 1,507
Write 1,882
Mixed 1,329
SusWrite 732
307% 1,363 MB/s
4K Read 44.6
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 64
203% 69.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,278
DQ Write 894
DQ Mixed 995
768% 1,056 MB/s
370GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CQ20904 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 567 570 579 590 576 592 MB/s
Read 1,247
Write 762
Mixed 578
SusWrite 579
176% 792 MB/s
4K Read 35.7
4K Write 96.7
4K Mixed 48.7
168% 60.4 MB/s
DQ Read 896
DQ Write 518
DQ Mixed 470
413% 628 MB/s
398GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CQ20904 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 635 581 615 624 606 628 MB/s
Read 1,429
Write 1,650
Mixed 1,320
SusWrite 615
282% 1,253 MB/s
4K Read 42.9
4K Write 81.3
4K Mixed 27.8
144% 50.7 MB/s
DQ Read 866
DQ Write 486
DQ Mixed 360
352% 571 MB/s
163GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CQ20903 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 485 327 368 367 373 360 MB/s
Read 1,393
Write 1,038
Mixed 581
SusWrite 380
188% 848 MB/s
4K Read 37.4
4K Write 95.2
4K Mixed 52.4
174% 61.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,153
DQ Write 292
DQ Mixed 327
343% 591 MB/s
398GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CQ20904 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 645 588 586 611 632 593 MB/s
Read 1,402
Write 1679
Mixed 1,311
SusWrite 609
281% 1,250 MB/s
4K Read 42.2
4K Write 69.6
4K Mixed 51.4
167% 54.4 MB/s
DQ Read 455
DQ Write 441
DQ Mixed 565
392% 487 MB/s
148GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CQ20904 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 200 222 230 235 248 180 MB/s
Read 1,416
Write 190
Mixed 298
SusWrite 219
114% 531 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 64.3
4K Mixed 37.3
126% 43.6 MB/s
DQ Read 950
DQ Write 241
DQ Mixed 290
292% 493 MB/s
76GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CQ20903 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 129 144 132 138 127 MB/s
Read 1,380
Write 94.5
Mixed 179
SusWrite 126
95% 445 MB/s
4K Read 35.1
4K Write 53
4K Mixed 39.5
132% 42.5 MB/s
DQ Read 786
DQ Write 125
DQ Mixed 178
201% 363 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 75,944,963 SSDs tested

Typical CA5-8D512 512GB Builds (Compare 2,033 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk

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

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