Average Bench: 59.6% (788th of 1058)

Based on 527 user benchmarks.  Model: PNY PNY ELITE PSSD

Average average bench

The PNY ELITE 480GB averaged 40.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 97.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 22.4MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the PNY ELITE 480GB is 23.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the PNY ELITE 480GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 117MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 216MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 527 samples)
Min Avg Max
175 Read 272 333
102 Write 216 375
101 Mixed 246 317
124 SusWrite 321 394
59.5% 264 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.9 4K Read 18.7 22.3
20 4K Write 35.6 40.2
15.7 4K Mixed 22.4 27.1
75.8% 25.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
43.8 DQ Read 117 157
45.1 DQ Write 130 163
24.7 DQ Mixed 97.7 134
80.7% 115 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
269GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 395 394 397 394 395 395 MB/s
Read 301
Write 235
Mixed 294
SusWrite 395
69% 306 MB/s
4K Read 20.2
4K Write 38.4
4K Mixed 24.6
82% 27.7 MB/s
DQ Read 157
DQ Write 162
DQ Mixed 26
56% 115 MB/s
139GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 390 384 384 381 384 386 MB/s
Read 296
Write 154
Mixed 288
SusWrite 385
63% 281 MB/s
4K Read 18.9
4K Write 38.9
4K Mixed 23.4
79% 27.1 MB/s
DQ Read 141
DQ Write 125
DQ Mixed 130
98% 132 MB/s
379GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 302 332 322 342 354 353 MB/s
Read 233
Write 104
Mixed 107
SusWrite 334
44% 194 MB/s
4K Read 14.2
4K Write 27.2
4K Mixed 18.3
59% 19.9 MB/s
DQ Read 57.4
DQ Write 88.2
DQ Mixed 93.7
65% 79.8 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,298,082 SSDs tested.

Typical ELITE 480GB Builds (Compare 94,184 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $1,000

Popular ELITE 480GB compatible motherboards:

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