Average Bench: 195% (42nd of 959)

Based on 339 user benchmarks.  Models: Patriot Hellfire M2, NVMe Patriot Hellfire

Outstanding average bench

The Patriot Hellfire NVMe PCIe M.2 480GB averaged 94.9% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Patriot Hellfire NVMe PCIe M.2 480GB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,844MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 1,140MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Patriot Hellfire NVMe PCIe M.2 480GB is 126%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Patriot Hellfire NVMe PCIe M.2 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 328MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 35.5MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 339 samples)
Min Avg Max
777 Read 1,844 2,411
267 Write 1,010 1,383
410 Mixed 1,140 1,637
215 SusWrite 631 1,091
257% 1,156 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.3 4K Read 40.1 42.7
52.9 4K Write 98.2 129
17.3 4K Mixed 35.5 56.8
158% 57.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
27.5 DQ Read 328 858
75.4 DQ Write 330 746
17.1 DQ Mixed 143 578
158% 267 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
138GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 773 970 1036 818 806 447 MB/s
Read 941
Write 391
Mixed 453
SusWrite 808
144% 648 MB/s
4K Read 33.7
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 44.7
166% 62.2 MB/s
DQ Read 891
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 319
311% 511 MB/s
307GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 437 228 198 228 201 351 MB/s
Read 993
Write 1,009
Mixed 521
SusWrite 274
156% 699 MB/s
4K Read 31.4
4K Write 98.8
4K Mixed 40.8
152% 57 MB/s
DQ Read 795
DQ Write 770
DQ Mixed 461
434% 675 MB/s
86GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 211 203 217 198 212 221 MB/s
Read 582
Write 227
Mixed 309
SusWrite 210
73% 332 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 77.3
4K Mixed 32.7
118% 44.4 MB/s
DQ Read 776
DQ Write 237
DQ Mixed 121
190% 378 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,161,475 SSDs tested.


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Typical Hellfire NVMe PCIe M.2 480GB Builds (Compare 336 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 111%
Desktop 108%
Workstation 96%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-X99-Designare EX-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 102% - Outstanding Total price: $1,236

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