Average Bench: 188% (98th of 1058)

Based on 71 user benchmarks.  Model: NVMe KIOXIA-EXCERIA S

Outstanding average bench

The Nvme KIOXIA-EXCERIA S 500GB averaged 88.1% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Nvme KIOXIA-EXCERIA S 500GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 818MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 1,020MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvme KIOXIA-EXCERIA S 500GB is 109%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Nvme KIOXIA-EXCERIA S 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 792MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 41.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 71 samples)
Min Avg Max
405 Read 966 1,219
704 Write 1,357 1,558
300 Mixed 1,009 1,303
427 SusWrite 792 1,082
233% 1,031 MB/s
Min Avg Max
27.2 4K Read 41.2 51.1
59.7 4K Write 120 176
28.6 4K Mixed 55.9 69.6
197% 72.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
413 DQ Read 1,020 1,380
104 DQ Write 788 1,285
164 DQ Mixed 818 1,203
635% 876 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
433GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFA15.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1432 1520 1298 798 797 803 MB/s
Read 1,128
Write 1,535
Mixed 1,241
SusWrite 1,108
284% 1253 MB/s
4K Read 52.1
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 63.4
229% 82.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,172
DQ Write 911
DQ Mixed 1,023
770% 1,035 MB/s
397GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFA12.b Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1439 1161 665 720 631 670 MB/s
Read 1,145
Write 1,504
Mixed 1,191
SusWrite 881
267% 1,180 MB/s
4K Read 46.8
4K Write 149
4K Mixed 71.5
241% 89 MB/s
DQ Read 1343
DQ Write 915
DQ Mixed 1,144
850% 1134 MB/s
152GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFA12.7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 665 521 406 361 472 439 MB/s
Read 1,010
Write 1,537
Mixed 366
SusWrite 478
190% 848 MB/s
4K Read 35.6
4K Write 136
4K Mixed 56.9
199% 76.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,330
DQ Write 1,185
DQ Mixed 667
662% 1,061 MB/s
242GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFA12.7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 482 237 57 188 494 539 MB/s
Read 922
Write 1,422
Mixed 1,030
SusWrite 333
209% 927 MB/s
4K Read 39.3
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 51.2
186% 68.3 MB/s
DQ Read 800
DQ Write 862
DQ Mixed 254
351% 639 MB/s
218GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFA12.7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 603 486 449 457 446 445 MB/s
Read 387
Write 1,190
Mixed 230
SusWrite 481
130% 572 MB/s
4K Read 33.7
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 49.2
170% 62.7 MB/s
DQ Read 978
DQ Write 762
DQ Mixed 383
419% 708 MB/s
420GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFA15.3 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 343 364 367 376 376 375 MB/s
Read 324
Write 373
Mixed 364
SusWrite 367
81% 357 MB/s
4K Read 39.4
4K Write 86.1
4K Mixed 52.1
172% 59.2 MB/s
DQ Read 420
DQ Write 412
DQ Mixed 668
432% 500 MB/s
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Typical KIOXIA-EXCERIA S 500GB Builds (Compare 80,674 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $68

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $686

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