Average Bench: 84.4% (401st of 1058)

Based on 894 user benchmarks.  Models: INTEL SSDSC2BB480G4, INTEL SSDSC2BB480G4R, INTEL SSDSC2BB480G4L

Very good average bench

The Intel S3500 Series 480GB averaged just 15.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel S3500 Series 480GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 231MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 32.8MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel S3500 Series 480GB is 35%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel S3500 Series 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 282MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 334MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 894 samples)
Min Avg Max
288 Read 334 366
289 Write 388 442
214 Mixed 282 317
237 SusWrite 367 424
77.4% 343 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.1 4K Read 27.5 32.5
36.2 4K Write 73.6 101
22.9 4K Mixed 32.8 39
123% 44.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
145 DQ Read 270 300
96.1 DQ Write 224 259
59.1 DQ Mixed 231 263
178% 242 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
130GB free
Firmware: D2010370
SusWrite @10s intervals: 421 430 429 432 385 325 MB/s
Read 358
Write 440
Mixed 316
SusWrite 404
86% 380 MB/s
4K Read 31.9
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 38.5
151% 56.9 MB/s
DQ Read 297
DQ Write 260
DQ Mixed 265
202% 274 MB/s
229GB free (System drive)
Firmware: D2010370
SusWrite @10s intervals: 360 397 384 343 330 371 MB/s
Read 305
Write 313
Mixed 167
SusWrite 364
65% 287 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 93.6
4K Mixed 32.9
129% 50.5 MB/s
DQ Read 298
DQ Write 250
DQ Mixed 261
199% 270 MB/s
400GB free (System drive)
Firmware: D2010355
SusWrite @10s intervals: 337 379 386 368 393 408 MB/s
Read 341
Write 414
Mixed 274
SusWrite 379
80% 352 MB/s
4K Read 26.1
4K Write 64
4K Mixed 27.3
108% 39.1 MB/s
DQ Read 299
DQ Write 243
DQ Mixed 260
197% 267 MB/s
407GB free (System drive)
Firmware: D2010370
SusWrite @10s intervals: 375 382 380 359 330 309 MB/s
Read 256
Write 350
Mixed 248
SusWrite 356
69% 302 MB/s
4K Read 22.6
4K Write 66
4K Mixed 27.6
105% 38.7 MB/s
DQ Read 292
DQ Write 239
DQ Mixed 255
194% 262 MB/s
446GB free
Firmware: D2010370
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 185 187 186 191 198 MB/s
Read 353
Write 428
Mixed 312
SusWrite 181
72% 318 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 73.9
4K Mixed 33.4
124% 45.1 MB/s
DQ Read 297
DQ Write 249
DQ Mixed 261
199% 269 MB/s
222GB free (System drive)
Firmware: D2012370
SusWrite @10s intervals: 353 341 343 355 335 339 MB/s
Read 311
Write 356
Mixed 277
SusWrite 344
73% 322 MB/s
4K Read 26.1
4K Write 30.1
4K Mixed 21.2
83% 25.8 MB/s
DQ Read 231
DQ Write 52.2
DQ Mixed 31.6
52% 105 MB/s
415GB free (System drive)
Firmware: D201DL16
SusWrite @10s intervals: 21 21 22 22 21 22 MB/s
Read 335
Write 20.5
Mixed 39.9
SusWrite 21.5
22% 104 MB/s
4K Read 31.4
4K Write 18.5
4K Mixed 28.6
94% 26.2 MB/s
DQ Read 283
DQ Write 19.5
DQ Mixed 41.8
58% 115 MB/s
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Typical S3500 Series 480GB Builds (Compare 2,392 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170-AR

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $916

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