Average Bench: 275% (42nd of 1072)

Based on 3,798 user benchmarks.  Model: MSI M450 1TB

Outstanding average bench

The MSI M450 1TB averaged 175.2% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the MSI M450 1TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 1,186MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 2,490MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the MSI M450 1TB is 179%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the MSI M450 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 55.3MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,317MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,798 samples)
Min Avg Max
405 Read 1,317 1,821
904 Write 2,490 3,187
783 Mixed 1,630 2,070
286 SusWrite 1,265 2,086
380% 1,675 MB/s
Min Avg Max
37.8 4K Read 55.3 67.5
81.1 4K Write 209 317
46 4K Mixed 82.2 109
300% 116 MB/s
Min Avg Max
854 DQ Read 1,422 1,882
335 DQ Write 963 1,557
291 DQ Mixed 1,186 1,776
887% 1,191 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
457GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EJFM32.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2889 3042 1162 124 119 111 MB/s
Read 1,517
Write 3,127
Mixed 1,465
SusWrite 1,241
417% 1,837 MB/s
4K Read 61.1
4K Write 188
4K Mixed 79.9
294% 110 MB/s
DQ Read 1,356
DQ Write 1,029
DQ Mixed 1,195
893% 1,193 MB/s
704GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EJFMC0.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1039 1056 1054 1038 1039 1034 MB/s
Read 1145
Write 1,010
Mixed 879
SusWrite 1,043
229% 1,019 MB/s
4K Read 49.4
4K Write 256
4K Mixed 76.3
308% 127 MB/s
DQ Read 957
DQ Write 971
DQ Mixed 1,009
746% 979 MB/s
109GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EJFMC0.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 275 691 158 490 75 498 MB/s
Read 1,115
Write 1,058
Mixed 868
SusWrite 364
191% 852 MB/s
4K Read 51.8
4K Write 287
4K Mixed 76.6
329% 138 MB/s
DQ Read 952
DQ Write 1,047
DQ Mixed 994
750% 998 MB/s
656GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EJFMC0.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 890 851 912 841 762 786 MB/s
Read 805
Write 808
Mixed 662
SusWrite 840
176% 779 MB/s
4K Read 42
4K Write 195
4K Mixed 59
242% 98.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,248
DQ Write 842
DQ Mixed 914
718% 1,002 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 75,175,691 SSDs tested

Typical M450 1TB Builds (Compare 816 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 148%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 118%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 171%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI PRO B760-VC WIFI (MS-7D98)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 106% - Outstanding Total price: $657

Popular M450 1TB compatible motherboards:

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