Average Bench: 203% (35th of 959)

Based on 132 user benchmarks.  Models: NVMe ZTSSDPG3-480G-GE, ZTSSDPG3-480G-GE

Outstanding average bench

The Zotac Sonix NVMe PCIe 480GB averaged 102.9% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Zotac Sonix NVMe PCIe 480GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,838MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 1,129MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Zotac Sonix NVMe PCIe 480GB is 133%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Zotac Sonix NVMe PCIe 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 34.1MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 378MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 132 samples)
Min Avg Max
834 Read 1,838 2,409
293 Write 1,129 1,370
447 Mixed 1,090 1,659
111 SusWrite 714 1,221
265% 1,193 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.5 4K Read 31.1 42.3
39.9 4K Write 126 524
16.3 4K Mixed 34.1 94.4
157% 63.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.4 DQ Read 378 974
77 DQ Write 362 758
17.1 DQ Mixed 136 524
166% 292 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
310GB free
Firmware: E7FM04.C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 618 636 681 682 680 684 MB/s
Read 1,016
Write 672
Mixed 607
SusWrite 663
165% 739 MB/s
4K Read 40.5
4K Write 186
4K Mixed 63.7
241% 96.6 MB/s
DQ Read 842
DQ Write 768
DQ Mixed 596
504% 735 MB/s
125GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1083 1144 471 292 289 278 MB/s
Read 1,223
Write 1,341
Mixed 898
SusWrite 593
228% 1,014 MB/s
4K Read 42.5
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 58.2
205% 74.9 MB/s
DQ Read 841
DQ Write 772
DQ Mixed 518
468% 710 MB/s
160GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM01.0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 646 578 261 455 481 626 MB/s
Read 1,011
Write 939
Mixed 386
SusWrite 508
159% 711 MB/s
4K Read 34.5
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 45.9
175% 67 MB/s
DQ Read 1,152
DQ Write 749
DQ Mixed 553
519% 818 MB/s
308GB free
Firmware: E7FM01.0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 635 677 660 531 777 814 MB/s
Read 777
Write 789
Mixed 600
SusWrite 682
160% 712 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 77.2
4K Mixed 30.5
118% 44.2 MB/s
DQ Read 936
DQ Write 670
DQ Mixed 257
340% 621 MB/s
361GB free
Firmware: E7FM01.0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 606 384 387 344 440 367 MB/s
Read 960
Write 497
Mixed 698
SusWrite 422
144% 644 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 84.7
4K Mixed 33.6
123% 47.2 MB/s
DQ Read 634
DQ Write 572
DQ Mixed 512
409% 572 MB/s
402GB free
Firmware: E7FM01.0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 449 535 548 554 539 482 MB/s
Read 805
Write 789
Mixed 650
SusWrite 518
155% 690 MB/s
4K Read 28.9
4K Write 74.5
4K Mixed 35.6
129% 46.3 MB/s
DQ Read 482
DQ Write 408
DQ Mixed 380
302% 423 MB/s
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Typical Sonix NVMe PCIe 480GB Builds (Compare 6,893 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING M5 (MS-7977) - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $1,730

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