Average Bench: 267% (48th of 1072)

Based on 3,138 user benchmarks.  Model: MSI M390 1TB

Outstanding average bench

The MSI M390 1TB averaged 166.9% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the MSI M390 1TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 1,066MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 2,132MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the MSI M390 1TB is 219%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the MSI M390 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 51.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 66.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,138 samples)
Min Avg Max
311 Read 1,319 1,667
662 Write 2,132 2,762
540 Mixed 1,211 1,552
364 SusWrite 1,360 2245
341% 1,505 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28.6 4K Read 51.3 69.3
68.1 4K Write 186 296
29.2 4K Mixed 66.8 93.2
262% 101 MB/s
Min Avg Max
784 DQ Read 1,310 1,712
247 DQ Write 1,010 1,579
231 DQ Mixed 1,066 1,563
823% 1,128 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
318GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EHFM31.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2589 2594 1679 149 151 147 MB/s
Read 1,647
Write 2,711
Mixed 1436
SusWrite 1,218
396% 1,753 MB/s
4K Read 64.7
4K Write 242
4K Mixed 84.7
335% 130 MB/s
DQ Read 1,687
DQ Write 1163
DQ Mixed 1376
1,040% 1,409 MB/s
930GB free
Firmware: EHFM31.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2399 2555 1719 165 168 159 MB/s
Read 1,452
Write 2,659
Mixed 1,297
SusWrite 1194
374% 1,651 MB/s
4K Read 59.3
4K Write 275
4K Mixed 80.9
339% 138 MB/s
DQ Read 1,711
DQ Write 1,379
DQ Mixed 1,481
1,126% 1,523 MB/s
185GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EHFM32.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2560 2649 1544 108 106 102 MB/s
Read 1,662
Write 2,687
Mixed 1,476
SusWrite 1178
396% 1,751 MB/s
4K Read 60.5
4K Write 254
4K Mixed 84.5
335% 133 MB/s
DQ Read 1,526
DQ Write 1,205
DQ Mixed 1,336
1,008% 1,356 MB/s
582GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EHFM32.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2597 2613 1523 131 120 128 MB/s
Read 1,525
Write 2,687
Mixed 1,297
SusWrite 1,185
379% 1,674 MB/s
4K Read 53.1
4K Write 248
4K Mixed 74.9
308% 125 MB/s
DQ Read 1590
DQ Write 1,267
DQ Mixed 1,368
1,040% 1,408 MB/s
819GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EHFMC0.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2143 2126 1305 1033 1040 1034 MB/s
Read 1,426
Write 2,248
Mixed 1,721
SusWrite 1,447
388% 1,710 MB/s
4K Read 46
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 66
223% 80.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,832
DQ Write 1,477
DQ Mixed 1,703
1,261% 1,671 MB/s
268GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EHFM32.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2321 2388 1498 1192 1059 518 MB/s
Read 1548
Write 2,452
Mixed 1,211
SusWrite 1496
379% 1,677 MB/s
4K Read 44.4
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 57.6
205% 74.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,517
DQ Write 1205
DQ Mixed 1,341
1,009% 1,354 MB/s
302GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EHFM31.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 605 299 962 1081 1215 1162 MB/s
Read 329
Write 114
Mixed 369
SusWrite 887
96% 425 MB/s
4K Read 61.1
4K Write 224
4K Mixed 81.3
315% 122 MB/s
DQ Read 1,466
DQ Write 1084
DQ Mixed 1,271
951% 1,274 MB/s
99GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EHFM32.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 998 627 385 1039 52 786 MB/s
Read 513
Write 1,034
Mixed 445
SusWrite 648
150% 660 MB/s
4K Read 22.8
4K Write 83.1
4K Mixed 29.8
117% 45.2 MB/s
DQ Read 649
DQ Write 447
DQ Mixed 583
426% 560 MB/s
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Typical M390 1TB Builds (Compare 6,065 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 214%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 116%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 251%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI PRO Z690-A WIFI (MS-7D25)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $1,235

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