Average Bench: 291% (26th of 1058)

Based on 18 user benchmarks.  Model: SANDISK_HERMES2--NVMEFW -MODE-IDENT_CNTR
Poor: 253%Average: 291% Great: 325%

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Outstanding average bench

The Sandisk_hermes2--nvmefw -MODE-IDENT_CNTR 4TB averaged 191.2% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Sandisk_hermes2--nvmefw -MODE-IDENT_CNTR 4TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 919MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 2,022MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk_hermes2--nvmefw -MODE-IDENT_CNTR 4TB is 72.2%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Sandisk_hermes2--nvmefw -MODE-IDENT_CNTR 4TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 44.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 145MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 18 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,321 Read 1,763 1,963
1,334 Write 2,022 2,362
1,234 Mixed 1,663 1,860
1,297 SusWrite 1,755 1,930
407% 1,801 MB/s
Min Avg Max
35.5 4K Read 44.2 47.3
81.4 4K Write 145 191
45.3 4K Mixed 64 74.7
226% 84.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
528 DQ Read 1,215 1,338
344 DQ Write 760 1,031
422 DQ Mixed 919 1,152
703% 964 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3TB free
Firmware: CG002M2P Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2374 2378 2063 1601 1600 1520 MB/s
Read 1,963
Write 2,330
Mixed 1,852
SusWrite 1,923
456% 2,017 MB/s
4K Read 47.3
4K Write 180
4K Mixed 72.9
261% 100 MB/s
DQ Read 1,362
DQ Write 988
DQ Mixed 1,143
862% 1164 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: CG002M2P Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2344 2352 2055 1575 1574 1573 MB/s
Read 1,942
Write 2,362
Mixed 1,835
SusWrite 1,912
455% 2,013 MB/s
4K Read 46.9
4K Write 178
4K Mixed 71.9
258% 99 MB/s
DQ Read 1,334
DQ Write 986
DQ Mixed 1,110
843% 1,143 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: CG002M2P Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2333 2339 2050 1572 1573 1577 MB/s
Read 1,954
Write 2,317
Mixed 1,836
SusWrite 1,907
453% 2,003 MB/s
4K Read 46.8
4K Write 160
4K Mixed 70.8
246% 92.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,303
DQ Write 782
DQ Mixed 1,040
775% 1,041 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: CG002M2P Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2291 2296 2064 1560 1562 1561 MB/s
Read 1,920
Write 2,305
Mixed 1,816
SusWrite 1,889
448% 1,982 MB/s
4K Read 46.1
4K Write 169
4K Mixed 70.2
249% 95.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1291
DQ Write 781
DQ Mixed 1,033
770% 1,035 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: CG002M2P Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2199 2186 2064 1567 1563 1575 MB/s
Read 1,922
Write 2,115
Mixed 1,761
SusWrite 1,859
432% 1,914 MB/s
4K Read 45.7
4K Write 158
4K Mixed 67.8
240% 90.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,233
DQ Write 689
DQ Mixed 948
709% 957 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: CG002M2P Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2249 2271 2062 1569 1570 1570 MB/s
Read 1,684
Write 2,230
Mixed 1,792
SusWrite 1,882
430% 1,897 MB/s
4K Read 42.9
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 63
215% 78.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,326
DQ Write 469
DQ Mixed 771
603% 855 MB/s
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Typical -MODE-IDENT_CNTR 4TB Builds (Compare 8,066 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 129%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 92%
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Workstation
Workstation 122%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING B550M-PLUS (WI-FI)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $844

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