Average Bench: 185% (101st of 1058)

Based on 17,402 user benchmarks.  Model: PCIe SSD

Outstanding average bench

The Pcie SSD 512GB averaged 85.5% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Pcie SSD 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 824MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 1,575MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Pcie SSD 512GB is 132%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Pcie SSD 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 594MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 40MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 17,402 samples)
Min Avg Max
473 Read 1,130 1,587
575 Write 1,575 2,328
352 Mixed 1,084 1,566
285 SusWrite 594 1,146
247% 1,096 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.3 4K Read 40 53.2
65 4K Write 147 212
33.3 4K Mixed 61.1 83.6
217% 82.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
385 DQ Read 886 1,373
274 DQ Write 783 1,199
313 DQ Mixed 824 1,279
621% 831 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
258GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM13.4 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1996 695 700 749 730 736 MB/s
Read 1460
Write 2,335
Mixed 1,636
SusWrite 934
360% 1,591 MB/s
4K Read 40.6
4K Write 158
4K Mixed 69.9
235% 89.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,450
DQ Write 906
DQ Mixed 1,140
860% 1,165 MB/s
161GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM22.6 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 980 494 441 446 440 419 MB/s
Read 1,231
Write 1,639
Mixed 1,304
SusWrite 537
266% 1,178 MB/s
4K Read 58.8
4K Write 203
4K Mixed 86.1
307% 116 MB/s
DQ Read 1,294
DQ Write 1,231
DQ Mixed 1111
876% 1,212 MB/s
200GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM12.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 600 487 485 529 456 457 MB/s
Read 1,289
Write 1,987
Mixed 769
SusWrite 502
256% 1,137 MB/s
4K Read 40.9
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 56.3
190% 67.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,217
DQ Write 615
DQ Mixed 608
533% 813 MB/s
148GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM12.2 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 499 388 487 421 388 388 MB/s
Read 999
Write 730
Mixed 496
SusWrite 428
148% 663 MB/s
4K Read 28.9
4K Write 66.6
4K Mixed 41.5
132% 45.7 MB/s
DQ Read 946
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 198
264% 495 MB/s
302GB free
Firmware: ECFM22.6 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1481 479 492 481 497 506 MB/s
Read 630
Write 492
Mixed 433
SusWrite 656
124% 553 MB/s
4K Read 10.8
4K Write 178
4K Mixed 27.3
145% 71.9 MB/s
DQ Read 99.3
DQ Write 613
DQ Mixed 1,002
582% 571 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 49,496,469 SSDs tested.

Typical SSD 512GB Builds (Compare 100,083 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
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: $979

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