Average Bench: 92.1% (305th of 1072)

Based on 178 user benchmarks.  Model: Lexar SSD NQ100 960GB

Excellent average bench

The Lexar NQ100 960GB averaged just 7.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Lexar NQ100 960GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 262MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 31.5MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Lexar NQ100 960GB is 48.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Lexar NQ100 960GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 229MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 418MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 178 samples)
Min Avg Max
341 Read 418 462
295 Write 417 477
279 Mixed 393 440
216 SusWrite 382 448
90.8% 403 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19 4K Read 31.5 39.4
31.6 4K Write 73.4 109
20.6 4K Mixed 37.1 46.3
134% 47.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
174 DQ Read 229 260
121 DQ Write 258 299
102 DQ Mixed 262 296
192% 250 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
657GB free
Firmware: SN11873
SusWrite @10s intervals: 465 423 425 425 421 422 MB/s
Read 444
Write 457
Mixed 419
SusWrite 430
99% 437 MB/s
4K Read 31.9
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 38.6
155% 59.2 MB/s
DQ Read 244
DQ Write 270
DQ Mixed 289
209% 268 MB/s
661GB free
Firmware: SN11873
SusWrite @10s intervals: 452 433 432 431 431 429 MB/s
Read 449
Write 464
Mixed 432
SusWrite 434
100% 445 MB/s
4K Read 33.8
4K Write 68.4
4K Mixed 39.6
138% 47.3 MB/s
DQ Read 228
DQ Write 299
DQ Mixed 288
211% 272 MB/s
659GB free
Firmware: SN11873
SusWrite @10s intervals: 424 436 434 434 438 438 MB/s
Read 448
Write 466
Mixed 430
SusWrite 434
100% 444 MB/s
4K Read 32.9
4K Write 67.4
4K Mixed 37.9
134% 46.1 MB/s
DQ Read 237
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 289
212% 275 MB/s
426GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SN11873
SusWrite @10s intervals: 373 374 389 401 400 405 MB/s
Read 441
Write 437
Mixed 395
SusWrite 390
94% 416 MB/s
4K Read 32.7
4K Write 67.8
4K Mixed 37.6
134% 46 MB/s
DQ Read 226
DQ Write 215
DQ Mixed 238
174% 226 MB/s
890GB free
Firmware: SN11873
SusWrite @10s intervals: 196 183 234 237 237 236 MB/s
Read 270
Write 319
Mixed 275
SusWrite 221
61% 271 MB/s
4K Read 24.6
4K Write 37.8
4K Mixed 25.1
89% 29.2 MB/s
DQ Read 22.6
DQ Write 51
DQ Mixed 28.9
24% 34.2 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 75,598,237 SSDs tested

Typical NQ100 960GB Builds (Compare 214 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H510M K V2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $400

Popular NQ100 960GB compatible motherboards:

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