Average Bench: 416% (16th of 1080)

Based on 1,111 user benchmarks.  Model: MSI M480 2TB

Outstanding average bench

The MSI M480 2TB averaged 316.4% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the MSI M480 2TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 1,542MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 3,569MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the MSI M480 2TB is 338%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the MSI M480 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 64.1MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 92.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,111 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,303 Read 2,052 2,712
1,644 Write 3,569 4,944
958 Mixed 2,259 3,031
1006 SusWrite 2,694 4,469
601% 2,644 MB/s
Min Avg Max
32 4K Read 64.1 74.2
87.5 4K Write 234 352
53 4K Mixed 92.1 120
339% 130 MB/s
Min Avg Max
115 DQ Read 1,623 2,382
471 DQ Write 1,370 2,296
526 DQ Mixed 1,542 2,430
1,143% 1,512 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: EIFM31.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 20 0.6 9.6 4.9 3.8 20 MB/s
Read 8,401
Write 65.2
Mixed 127
SusWrite 9.8
446% 2,151 MB/s
4K Read 729
4K Write 3.8
4K Mixed 8.1
1,117% 247 MB/s
863GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EIFM21.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4467 2106 931 1074 1017 1121 MB/s
Read 2,145
Write 4520
Mixed 2,470
SusWrite 1,786
620% 2,730 MB/s
4K Read 66.9
4K Write 281
4K Mixed 109
389% 152 MB/s
DQ Read 1,847
DQ Write 1,347
DQ Mixed 1,618
1,203% 1,604 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 76,155,260 SSDs tested

Typical M480 2TB Builds (Compare 3,348 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 442%
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Desktop
Desktop 123%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 528%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI PRO Z790-A WIFI (MS-7E07)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $1,980

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