Average Bench: 211% (90th of 1072)

Based on 5,985 user benchmarks.  Model: CT500P3PSSD8

Outstanding average bench

The CT500P3PSSD8 500GB averaged 110.5% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the CT500P3PSSD8 500GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 767MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 1,006MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the CT500P3PSSD8 500GB is 243%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the CT500P3PSSD8 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 792MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 46.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,985 samples)
Min Avg Max
463 Read 1,429 1,912
266 Write 1,535 1,854
76 Mixed 1,280 1,766
81.5 SusWrite 792 1,692
283% 1,259 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.9 4K Read 46.3 63.2
33.4 4K Write 144 320
4.74 4K Mixed 58.1 100
221% 82.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
316 DQ Read 1,006 1,405
52.6 DQ Write 706 1,390
102 DQ Mixed 767 1,119
597% 826 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
465GB free
Firmware: P9CR411
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2015 2251 2323 728 488 430 MB/s
Read 1,975
Write 2,551
Mixed 2,074
SusWrite 1,373
450% 1,993 MB/s
4K Read 69.8
4K Write 163
4K Mixed 90.3
308% 108 MB/s
DQ Read 1,454
DQ Write 800
DQ Mixed 1,116
833% 1,123 MB/s
409GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P9CR40A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1753 1777 1790 877 477 811 MB/s
Read 1,485
Write 1,784
Mixed 1675
SusWrite 1,248
350% 1,548 MB/s
4K Read 55.5
4K Write 349
4K Mixed 72.5
362% 159 MB/s
DQ Read 1,382
DQ Write 1,196
DQ Mixed 1,114
883% 1,231 MB/s
428GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P9CR40A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1823 1750 1824 1308 402 56 MB/s
Read 1,318
Write 1,804
Mixed 1,616
SusWrite 1,194
336% 1,483 MB/s
4K Read 46.5
4K Write 183
4K Mixed 69.1
256% 99.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,390
DQ Write 1,294
DQ Mixed 1,069
877% 1,251 MB/s
381GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P9CR411
SusWrite @10s intervals: 979 1320 657 670 602 557 MB/s
Read 1,294
Write 1,087
Mixed 766
SusWrite 798
221% 986 MB/s
4K Read 54.9
4K Write 293
4K Mixed 79.1
339% 142 MB/s
DQ Read 343
DQ Write 776
DQ Mixed 448
373% 522 MB/s
111GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P9CR409
SusWrite @10s intervals: 630 469 478 70 55 213 MB/s
Read 1,576
Write 1798
Mixed 1,631
SusWrite 319
299% 1,331 MB/s
4K Read 52
4K Write 155
4K Mixed 75.2
257% 94 MB/s
DQ Read 1,383
DQ Write 1,000
DQ Mixed 1,076
835% 1153 MB/s
290GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P9CR40A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 192 157 40 42 45 307 MB/s
Read 1,609
Write 288
Mixed 81.9
SusWrite 130
112% 527 MB/s
4K Read 46.6
4K Write 53.5
4K Mixed 6.7
108% 35.6 MB/s
DQ Read 548
DQ Write 57.3
DQ Mixed 117
132% 241 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 75,134,089 SSDs tested

Typical CT500P3PSSD8 500GB Builds (Compare 816 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

System: AZW SER

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