Average Bench: 707% (1st of 1058)

Based on 6 user benchmarks.  Model: INTEL SSDPF21Q400GB
Poor: 392%Average: 707% Great: 796%

Outstanding average bench

The Intel SSDPF21Q400GB 400GB averaged 607.4% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel SSDPF21Q400GB 400GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 1,190MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 280MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel SSDPF21Q400GB 400GB is 404%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Intel SSDPF21Q400GB 400GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 259MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 1,293MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6 samples)
Min Avg Max
2,161 Read 3,779 4,246
2,431 Write 3,490 3,748
2,298 Mixed 3,647 3986
2,486 SusWrite 3,637 3,980
821% 3,638 MB/s
Min Avg Max
129 4K Read 280 323
112 4K Write 259 301
118 4K Mixed 266 309
902% 268 MB/s
Min Avg Max
709 DQ Read 1,293 1,460
574 DQ Write 1,142 1,299
617 DQ Mixed 1,190 1,337
900% 1,208 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
298GB free (System drive)
Firmware: L0310100
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3968 3954 3980 4013 3995 3971 MB/s
Read 4,246
Write 3,739
Mixed 3,976
SusWrite 3,980
898% 3,985 MB/s
4K Read 321
4K Write 301
4K Mixed 307
1,038% 309 MB/s
DQ Read 1,447
DQ Write 1,276
DQ Mixed 1,337
1,009% 1,353 MB/s
297GB free (System drive)
Firmware: L0310100
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3866 3876 3869 3984 3971 3897 MB/s
Read 4245
Write 3,748
Mixed 3986
SusWrite 3,910
895% 3,972 MB/s
4K Read 323
4K Write 300
4K Mixed 309
1,044% 311 MB/s
DQ Read 1,460
DQ Write 1,281
DQ Mixed 1,336
1,011% 1,359 MB/s
253GB free (System drive)
Firmware: L0310100
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3878 3968 3963 3987 3853 3884 MB/s
Read 4,242
Write 3,744
Mixed 3,983
SusWrite 3,922
895% 3,973 MB/s
4K Read 315
4K Write 296
4K Mixed 303
1,022% 304 MB/s
DQ Read 1,418
DQ Write 1,274
DQ Mixed 1,323
999% 1,338 MB/s
255GB free (System drive)
Firmware: L0310100
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3900 3956 3950 3965 3958 3898 MB/s
Read 4,071
Write 3,683
Mixed 3,952
SusWrite 3,938
882% 3,911 MB/s
4K Read 317
4K Write 299
4K Mixed 303
1,027% 306 MB/s
DQ Read 1,430
DQ Write 1,299
DQ Mixed 1,335
1,010% 1,354 MB/s
220GB free (System drive)
Firmware: L0310200
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3398 3410 3499 3757 3713 3736 MB/s
Read 3,713
Write 3,594
Mixed 3,688
SusWrite 3,585
823% 3645 MB/s
4K Read 276
4K Write 244
4K Mixed 255
873% 258 MB/s
DQ Read 1,296
DQ Write 1,146
DQ Mixed 1,194
903% 1,212 MB/s
256GB free (System drive)
Firmware: L0310200
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2473 2484 2482 2488 2495 2496 MB/s
Read 2,161
Write 2,431
Mixed 2,298
SusWrite 2,486
530% 2,344 MB/s
4K Read 129
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 118
406% 120 MB/s
DQ Read 709
DQ Write 574
DQ Mixed 617
468% 633 MB/s

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,197,575 SSDs tested.

Typical SSDPF21Q400GB 400GB Builds (Compare 4,399 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 228%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 283%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG CROSSHAIR VIII DARK HERO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Above average Total price: $2,378

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