Average Bench: 230% (72nd of 1072)

Based on 4,955 user benchmarks.  Model: MSI M390 500GB

Outstanding average bench

The MSI M390 500GB averaged 129.8% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the MSI M390 500GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 908MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 1,799MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the MSI M390 500GB is 206%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the MSI M390 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 48.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 61.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,955 samples)
Min Avg Max
271 Read 1,268 1,638
321 Write 1,799 2,566
313 Mixed 1,095 1,481
228 SusWrite 1,040 1,814
294% 1,301 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.4 4K Read 48.2 65.1
73.3 4K Write 161 281
28.8 4K Mixed 61.4 86.6
237% 90.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
543 DQ Read 1,079 1,493
237 DQ Write 878 1,514
130 DQ Mixed 908 1,377
699% 955 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
296GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EHFM32.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2359 2042 1135 996 1779 530 MB/s
Read 1,644
Write 2,568
Mixed 1,465
SusWrite 1,474
404% 1,788 MB/s
4K Read 57.4
4K Write 161
4K Mixed 72.3
265% 97 MB/s
DQ Read 1,167
DQ Write 908
DQ Mixed 1,106
809% 1,060 MB/s
292GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EHFM31.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1571 1759 2160 2252 2263 969 MB/s
Read 1,276
Write 1,920
Mixed 1,150
SusWrite 1,829
350% 1,544 MB/s
4K Read 43.3
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 58.5
201% 72 MB/s
DQ Read 1,154
DQ Write 781
DQ Mixed 960
718% 965 MB/s
147GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EHFM31.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2226 2235 1427 568 198 166 MB/s
Read 1,580
Write 2,071
Mixed 1,384
SusWrite 1,136
348% 1,543 MB/s
4K Read 66.1
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 70.9
252% 84 MB/s
DQ Read 1,398
DQ Write 231
DQ Mixed 464
430% 698 MB/s
179GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EHFM32.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1989 2057 1338 523 55 158 MB/s
Read 1,543
Write 2,223
Mixed 1,236
SusWrite 1,020
340% 1,505 MB/s
4K Read 49.6
4K Write 150
4K Mixed 63.8
236% 87.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,212
DQ Write 969
DQ Mixed 1,101
821% 1,094 MB/s
178GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EHFM32.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 542 190 128 128 129 129 MB/s
Read 195
Write 1,570
Mixed 361
SusWrite 208
134% 583 MB/s
4K Read 22.6
4K Write 228
4K Mixed 70
245% 107 MB/s
DQ Read 1,170
DQ Write 1199
DQ Mixed 1,239
916% 1,203 MB/s
192GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EHFM32.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 609 211 190 131 158 443 MB/s
Read 489
Write 217
Mixed 240
SusWrite 290
69% 309 MB/s
4K Read 31.2
4K Write 150
4K Mixed 63.8
209% 81.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,157
DQ Write 801
DQ Mixed 112
318% 690 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 75,696,406 SSDs tested

Typical M390 500GB Builds (Compare 10,036 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 100%
UFO

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B560 DS3H AC-Y1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $255

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