Average Bench: 151% (163rd of 1080)

Based on 3,172 user benchmarks.  Model: Seagate BarraCuda Q5 ZP500CV30001

Outstanding average bench

The Seagate BarraCuda Q5 ZP500CV30001 500GB averaged 50.7% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Seagate BarraCuda Q5 ZP500CV30001 500GB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 427MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 693MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate BarraCuda Q5 ZP500CV30001 500GB is 143%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Seagate BarraCuda Q5 ZP500CV30001 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 399MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 359MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 3,172 samples)
Min Avg Max
503 Read 963 1,122
511 Write 898 1,163
296 Mixed 836 978
94.9 SusWrite 399 928
174% 774 MB/s
Min Avg Max
6.86 4K Read 42.7 54.2
40.8 4K Write 135 228
6.67 4K Mixed 57.4 78.1
210% 78.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
221 DQ Read 359 385
73.9 DQ Write 693 1,010
104 DQ Mixed 427 516
353% 493 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
92GB free
Firmware: SU5SH018
SusWrite @10s intervals: 899 891 901 898 894 899 MB/s
Read 992
Write 912
Mixed 900
SusWrite 897
208% 925 MB/s
4K Read 44.8
4K Write 259
4K Mixed 69.4
294% 124 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 937
DQ Mixed 495
424% 604 MB/s
254GB free
Firmware: SU5SH017
SusWrite @10s intervals: 900 906 771 78 176 34 MB/s
Read 1,052
Write 951
Mixed 938
SusWrite 478
192% 854 MB/s
4K Read 47.7
4K Write 153
4K Mixed 66
238% 88.9 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 883
DQ Mixed 494
416% 586 MB/s
254GB free
Firmware: SU5SH017
SusWrite @10s intervals: 897 884 541 74 197 66 MB/s
Read 1,036
Write 959
Mixed 926
SusWrite 443
189% 841 MB/s
4K Read 46.7
4K Write 145
4K Mixed 65.2
231% 85.5 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 870
DQ Mixed 495
414% 582 MB/s
138GB free
Firmware: SU5SS002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1518 965 37 91 33 37 MB/s
Read 1,084
Write 1,249
Mixed 1,193
SusWrite 447
224% 993 MB/s
4K Read 43.6
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 60.4
204% 72.7 MB/s
DQ Read 368
DQ Write 1,118
DQ Mixed 524
464% 670 MB/s
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Typical BarraCuda Q5 ZP500CV30001 500GB Builds (Compare 1,227 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming 86%
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Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 81%
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Motherboard: Asrock B550M-C

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $332

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