Average Bench: 81% (455th of 1058)

Based on 1,470 user benchmarks.  Model: Seagate BarraCuda Q1 SSD ZA480CV10001

Very good average bench

The Seagate BarraCuda Q1 SSD ZA480CV10001 480GB averaged just 19.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Seagate BarraCuda Q1 SSD ZA480CV10001 480GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 147MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 27.3MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate BarraCuda Q1 SSD ZA480CV10001 480GB is 50.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate BarraCuda Q1 SSD ZA480CV10001 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Read Speed 322MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 290MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,470 samples)
Min Avg Max
168 Read 322 387
69 Write 290 448
38.3 Mixed 291 371
116 SusWrite 371 462
71.8% 318 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.7 4K Read 27.3 32.2
14.4 4K Write 67.9 92.4
9.18 4K Mixed 31.3 39.1
117% 42.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26.6 DQ Read 190 223
13.6 DQ Write 236 324
15.9 DQ Mixed 147 173
129% 191 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
266GB free (System drive)
Firmware: STWSH012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 408 446 445 443 455 455 MB/s
Read 334
Write 362
Mixed 338
SusWrite 442
84% 369 MB/s
4K Read 32.5
4K Write 92.6
4K Mixed 38.6
148% 54.6 MB/s
DQ Read 222
DQ Write 319
DQ Mixed 174
159% 238 MB/s
181GB free (System drive)
Firmware: STWSH012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 418 417 436 450 440 454 MB/s
Read 373
Write 446
Mixed 353
SusWrite 436
91% 402 MB/s
4K Read 32.3
4K Write 93.4
4K Mixed 34.7
143% 53.5 MB/s
DQ Read 219
DQ Write 274
DQ Mixed 168
149% 220 MB/s
390GB free (System drive)
Firmware: STWSH012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 455 439 456 453 455 455 MB/s
Read 361
Write 290
Mixed 359
SusWrite 452
83% 366 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 72.5
4K Mixed 35.9
130% 46.1 MB/s
DQ Read 219
DQ Write 285
DQ Mixed 169
151% 225 MB/s
280GB free
Firmware: STWSH012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 386 371 428 427 433 435 MB/s
Read 174
Write 109
Mixed 186
SusWrite 413
50% 221 MB/s
4K Read 29.7
4K Write 78.8
4K Mixed 37.2
134% 48.6 MB/s
DQ Read 194
DQ Write 319
DQ Mixed 172
154% 229 MB/s
75GB free (System drive)
Firmware: STWSH012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 27 24 434 441 389 35 MB/s
Read 338
Write 410
Mixed 44
SusWrite 225
57% 254 MB/s
4K Read 23.7
4K Write 12.9
4K Mixed 9.6
55% 15.4 MB/s
DQ Read 33.2
DQ Write 14
DQ Mixed 15.4
14% 20.9 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,325,179 SSDs tested.

Typical BarraCuda Q1 SSD ZA480CV10001 480GB Builds (Compare 22,898 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B450M S2H

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $430

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