Average Bench: 198% (108th of 1080)

Based on 13,020 user benchmarks.  Model: CT500P3SSD8

Outstanding average bench

The CT500P3SSD8 500GB averaged 97.8% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the CT500P3SSD8 500GB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 745MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 930MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the CT500P3SSD8 500GB is 222%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the CT500P3SSD8 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 734MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 123MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 13,020 samples)
Min Avg Max
568 Read 1,413 1,868
208 Write 1,426 1,843
74 Mixed 1,182 1,721
78.4 SusWrite 734 1,658
267% 1,189 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.6 4K Read 45.1 59.5
34.1 4K Write 123 258
4.5 4K Mixed 52.9 90
201% 73.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
346 DQ Read 930 1,389
57.7 DQ Write 652 1,352
112 DQ Mixed 745 1,078
569% 775 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
235GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P9CR311
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1912 1131 410 415 391 391 MB/s
Read 1,885
Write 2,466
Mixed 2,021
SusWrite 775
403% 1,787 MB/s
4K Read 58.2
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 72.5
234% 77.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1267
DQ Write 493
DQ Mixed 991
704% 917 MB/s
389GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P9CR30A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 449 54 307 130 43 326 MB/s
Read 1,644
Write 1,842
Mixed 1,694
SusWrite 218
303% 1,350 MB/s
4K Read 57.4
4K Write 194
4K Mixed 85.2
299% 112 MB/s
DQ Read 1,371
DQ Write 645
DQ Mixed 82.3
307% 699 MB/s
217GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P9CR311
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2219 1196 427 388 414 384 MB/s
Read 1,825
Write 2,224
Mixed 1,951
SusWrite 838
385% 1,709 MB/s
4K Read 43.6
4K Write 73.3
4K Mixed 56.5
177% 57.8 MB/s
DQ Read 870
DQ Write 450
DQ Mixed 726
522% 682 MB/s
255GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P9CR30A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 354 46 355 56 53 54 MB/s
Read 1,766
Write 1,830
Mixed 1,646
SusWrite 153
302% 1,349 MB/s
4K Read 47.7
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 65.5
214% 74.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,384
DQ Write 977
DQ Mixed 1,075
832% 1,145 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 76,410,269 SSDs tested

Typical CT500P3SSD8 500GB Builds (Compare 2,102 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming 101%
Desktop 102%
Workstation 95%
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Motherboard: MSI PRO H610M-G DDR4 (MS-7D46)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 104% - Outstanding Total price: $360

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