Average Bench: 291% (26th of 1058)

Based on 1,685 user benchmarks.  Model: SHGP31-500GM-2

Outstanding average bench

The SHGP31-500GM-2 500GB averaged 191.5% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the SHGP31-500GM-2 500GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 956MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 2,408MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SHGP31-500GM-2 500GB is 179%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the SHGP31-500GM-2 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 144MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 1,064MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,685 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,128 Read 2,408 2,908
866 Write 2,061 2598
738 Mixed 1,619 1,899
671 SusWrite 1,064 1,367
400% 1,788 MB/s
Min Avg Max
36.3 4K Read 63.2 76.2
56.7 4K Write 144 207
43.9 4K Mixed 83.3 106
279% 96.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
506 DQ Read 1,124 1,556
172 DQ Write 839 1,270
265 DQ Mixed 956 1,369
721% 973 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
414GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 41061C20
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2472 2071 922 901 898 902 MB/s
Read 2,811
Write 2,516
Mixed 1,886
SusWrite 1,361
480% 2,144 MB/s
4K Read 70.2
4K Write 175
4K Mixed 96.4
323% 114 MB/s
DQ Read 1,272
DQ Write 1,098
DQ Mixed 1,172
882% 1,180 MB/s
263GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 41060C20
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1203 1006 1046 1047 1048 1049 MB/s
Read 2,837
Write 2,566
Mixed 1,863
SusWrite 1,066
466% 2,083 MB/s
4K Read 72.2
4K Write 176
4K Mixed 99
330% 116 MB/s
DQ Read 1265
DQ Write 946
DQ Mixed 1,078
814% 1,097 MB/s
431GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 41060C20
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2291 2095 919 904 920 911 MB/s
Read 2,732
Write 2,404
Mixed 1,807
SusWrite 1340
463% 2,071 MB/s
4K Read 63.8
4K Write 159
4K Mixed 82.4
286% 102 MB/s
DQ Read 1250
DQ Write 983
DQ Mixed 1,125
840% 1,120 MB/s
253GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 41060C20
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1196 826 816 876 920 988 MB/s
Read 2,691
Write 2,170
Mixed 1,823
SusWrite 937
425% 1,905 MB/s
4K Read 75.7
4K Write 186
4K Mixed 103
346% 122 MB/s
DQ Read 1,374
DQ Write 741
DQ Mixed 1148
829% 1,088 MB/s
404GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 41062C20
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1146 1262 1266 1053 878 853 MB/s
Read 1724
Write 1,296
Mixed 1,192
SusWrite 1,076
296% 1,322 MB/s
4K Read 52.5
4K Write 98.8
4K Mixed 68.5
220% 73.3 MB/s
DQ Read 856
DQ Write 402
DQ Mixed 858
576% 705 MB/s
432GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 41061C20
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1954 1900 1188 885 900 893 MB/s
Read 1,518
Write 1,805
Mixed 1,380
SusWrite 1,287
338% 1,498 MB/s
4K Read 31.7
4K Write 98.6
4K Mixed 46.7
160% 59 MB/s
DQ Read 544
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 465
342% 453 MB/s
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Typical SHGP31-500GM-2 500GB Builds (Compare 37,037 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asrock B450M Pro4 - $76

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $571

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