Average Bench: 212% (78th of 1058)

Based on 318 user benchmarks.  Model: XPG GAMMIX S41

Outstanding average bench

The XPG GAMMIX S41 256GB averaged 112.0% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the XPG GAMMIX S41 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 637MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 2,110MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the XPG GAMMIX S41 256GB is 164%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the XPG GAMMIX S41 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 505MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 118MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 318 samples)
Min Avg Max
830 Read 2,110 2,626
315 Write 874 1,259
261 Mixed 888 1,233
108 SusWrite 505 1,116
241% 1,094 MB/s
Min Avg Max
27.3 4K Read 49.2 58.7
59.7 4K Write 118 160
34.4 4K Mixed 64.3 78.8
219% 77 MB/s
Min Avg Max
453 DQ Read 676 722
203 DQ Write 616 903
244 DQ Mixed 637 803
480% 643 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
209GB free (System drive)
Firmware: VB421D57
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1243 1257 1260 1262 1261 655 MB/s
Read 2,630
Write 1,261
Mixed 1,110
SusWrite 1,156
341% 1,540 MB/s
4K Read 57.7
4K Write 150
4K Mixed 75.5
263% 94.2 MB/s
DQ Read 719
DQ Write 855
DQ Mixed 801
600% 792 MB/s
209GB free (System drive)
Firmware: VB421D57
SusWrite @10s intervals: 997 1178 1235 1234 636 400 MB/s
Read 2,452
Write 1,132
Mixed 1,149
SusWrite 947
314% 1,420 MB/s
4K Read 57.9
4K Write 157
4K Mixed 76.7
269% 97.2 MB/s
DQ Read 709
DQ Write 872
DQ Mixed 785
593% 788 MB/s
130GB free (System drive)
Firmware: VB421D57
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1191 1195 526 374 256 236 MB/s
Read 2,351
Write 1197
Mixed 1,174
SusWrite 630
296% 1,338 MB/s
4K Read 52
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 69.4
233% 81.8 MB/s
DQ Read 704
DQ Write 749
DQ Mixed 742
554% 732 MB/s
76GB free (System drive)
Firmware: VB421D57
SusWrite @10s intervals: 506 239 245 234 219 156 MB/s
Read 2,572
Write 1,030
Mixed 650
SusWrite 266
246% 1,129 MB/s
4K Read 48.7
4K Write 145
4K Mixed 77.6
250% 90.5 MB/s
DQ Read 718
DQ Write 884
DQ Mixed 740
575% 781 MB/s
203GB free (System drive)
Firmware: VB421D57
SusWrite @10s intervals: 671 713 686 679 656 649 MB/s
Read 1,436
Write 636
Mixed 750
SusWrite 676
194% 874 MB/s
4K Read 53.1
4K Write 95
4K Mixed 63.6
212% 70.6 MB/s
DQ Read 714
DQ Write 516
DQ Mixed 798
547% 676 MB/s
34GB free (System drive)
Firmware: VB421D57
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 101 99 91 83 86 MB/s
Read 2,262
Write 401
Mixed 489
SusWrite 97.2
174% 812 MB/s
4K Read 51.2
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 24.5
169% 63.1 MB/s
DQ Read 652
DQ Write 415
DQ Mixed 287
280% 451 MB/s
136GB free (System drive)
Firmware: VB421D57
SusWrite @10s intervals: 236 141 159 163 166 166 MB/s
Read 1,245
Write 513
Mixed 439
SusWrite 172
130% 592 MB/s
4K Read 47.1
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 61.6
209% 73.2 MB/s
DQ Read 717
DQ Write 571
DQ Mixed 462
396% 584 MB/s
193GB free (System drive)
Firmware: VB421D57
SusWrite @10s intervals: 287 380 466 378 405 367 MB/s
Read 712
Write 573
Mixed 579
SusWrite 380
126% 561 MB/s
4K Read 50.7
4K Write 98.9
4K Mixed 64.9
212% 71.5 MB/s
DQ Read 720
DQ Write 378
DQ Mixed 730
494% 610 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,117,786 SSDs tested.

Typical GAMMIX S41 256GB Builds (Compare 23,800 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asrock B450M Steel Legend - $89

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $618

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