Average Bench: 202% (95th of 1072)

Based on 603 user benchmarks.  Model: SOLIDIGM SSDPFKNU512GZ

Outstanding average bench

The Solidigm SSDPFKNU512GZ 512GB averaged 101.6% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Solidigm SSDPFKNU512GZ 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 457MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,544MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Solidigm SSDPFKNU512GZ 512GB is 170%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Solidigm SSDPFKNU512GZ 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 617MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 428MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 603 samples)
Min Avg Max
823 Read 1,544 1,816
296 Write 1,319 1,595
134 Mixed 1,080 1,414
115 SusWrite 617 1,172
255% 1,140 MB/s
Min Avg Max
32.1 4K Read 62.1 77.5
37 4K Write 136 266
29.2 4K Mixed 69.2 103
255% 89 MB/s
Min Avg Max
368 DQ Read 428 452
68.8 DQ Write 666 1,467
110 DQ Mixed 457 590
371% 517 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
232GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1119 82 238 75 81 84 MB/s
Read 1,756
Write 1,580
Mixed 1,379
SusWrite 280
279% 1,249 MB/s
4K Read 61.2
4K Write 155
4K Mixed 80.5
278% 99 MB/s
DQ Read 452
DQ Write 916
DQ Mixed 577
469% 648 MB/s
428GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1416 1460 1139 441 334 265 MB/s
Read 1,389
Write 1,549
Mixed 1,130
SusWrite 842
276% 1,228 MB/s
4K Read 57.3
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 73.3
250% 86.9 MB/s
DQ Read 445
DQ Write 388
DQ Mixed 569
385% 467 MB/s
466GB free
Firmware: 002C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1195 1296 1263 1253 1196 316 MB/s
Read 1,048
Write 1253
Mixed 1,024
SusWrite 1,086
249% 1,103 MB/s
4K Read 49.8
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 62.1
214% 74.2 MB/s
DQ Read 445
DQ Write 516
DQ Mixed 545
393% 502 MB/s
433GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 001C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1466 1496 1500 1276 638 423 MB/s
Read 1,325
Write 1,402
Mixed 1,167
SusWrite 1,133
283% 1257 MB/s
4K Read 43.1
4K Write 69.8
4K Mixed 50.9
168% 54.6 MB/s
DQ Read 445
DQ Write 299
DQ Mixed 544
360% 429 MB/s
322GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1356 1382 970 75 68 75 MB/s
Read 917
Write 1,290
Mixed 858
SusWrite 654
210% 930 MB/s
4K Read 57.4
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 70.9
241% 82.4 MB/s
DQ Read 441
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 568
375% 447 MB/s
243GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 001C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 71 1132 87 84 87 MB/s
Read 1642
Write 1,516
Mixed 1,319
SusWrite 254
264% 1,183 MB/s
4K Read 47.6
4K Write 86.1
4K Mixed 60.7
196% 64.8 MB/s
DQ Read 433
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 124
165% 301 MB/s
218GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 17 36 169 160 108 MB/s
Read 1,609
Write 1,089
Mixed 1,029
SusWrite 91.2
211% 954 MB/s
4K Read 61.2
4K Write 54.4
4K Mixed 51.9
188% 55.8 MB/s
DQ Read 444
DQ Write 90.9
DQ Mixed 139
135% 225 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 75,599,063 SSDs tested

Typical SSDPFKNU512GZ 512GB Builds (Compare 842 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 67%
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Workstation
Workstation 18%
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System: AZW SER

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