Average Bench: 238% (68th of 1074)

Based on 98 user benchmarks.  Model: Colorful CN600 512GB PRO

Outstanding average bench

The Colorful CN600 512GB PRO averaged 137.9% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Colorful CN600 512GB PRO near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 644MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 1,953MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Colorful CN600 512GB PRO is 161%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Colorful CN600 512GB PRO performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 131MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 909MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 98 samples)
Min Avg Max
846 Read 1,665 2,195
664 Write 1,953 2,546
621 Mixed 1,466 1,889
464 SusWrite 909 1,297
337% 1,498 MB/s
Min Avg Max
32.9 4K Read 52.8 68.3
55.6 4K Write 131 212
38.8 4K Mixed 70 95.3
239% 84.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
402 DQ Read 1,062 1,753
216 DQ Write 815 1,318
301 DQ Mixed 644 1,010
562% 840 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
409GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.4.8.56
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2026 2245 2293 563 306 305 MB/s
Read 1,577
Write 2,286
Mixed 1,573
SusWrite 1,290
380% 1,681 MB/s
4K Read 68
4K Write 165
4K Mixed 68.3
278% 100 MB/s
DQ Read 1,230
DQ Write 1,041
DQ Mixed 247
428% 839 MB/s
343GB free (System drive)
Firmware: H230715a
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2136 2119 1291 287 283 265 MB/s
Read 1875
Write 2,333
Mixed 1568
SusWrite 1,063
385% 1,710 MB/s
4K Read 53.7
4K Write 99.3
4K Mixed 67.5
220% 73.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,279
DQ Write 764
DQ Mixed 981
742% 1,008 MB/s
284GB free (System drive)
Firmware: H220906a
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2026 790 392 285 255 247 MB/s
Read 2,140
Write 2304
Mixed 1,735
SusWrite 666
384% 1,711 MB/s
4K Read 51.4
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 68.3
224% 77.1 MB/s
DQ Read 931
DQ Write 675
DQ Mixed 636
521% 748 MB/s
64GB free
Firmware: H220906a
SusWrite @10s intervals: 200 198 193 195 194 192 MB/s
Read 843
Write 204
Mixed 285
SusWrite 195
83% 382 MB/s
4K Read 31.8
4K Write 75
4K Mixed 34.2
132% 47 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 146
DQ Mixed 224
176% 249 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 75,944,788 SSDs tested

Typical CN600 512GB PRO Builds (Compare 2,310 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Intel X99

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $130

Popular CN600 512GB PRO compatible motherboards:

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