Average Bench: 187% (86th of 1016)

Based on 3,716 user benchmarks.  Model: PCIe SSD

Outstanding average bench

The Pcie SSD 512GB averaged 87.0% 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 911MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 891MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Pcie SSD 512GB is 111%. 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 589MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 41.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,716 samples)
Min Avg Max
553 Read 1,142 1,570
509 Write 1,599 2,280
337 Mixed 1,119 1,531
372 SusWrite 589 781
251% 1,112 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.9 4K Read 41.3 52.1
68.4 4K Write 133 200
33.8 4K Mixed 61.5 82.3
212% 78.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
497 DQ Read 929 1,350
445 DQ Write 891 1,322
416 DQ Mixed 911 1,299
684% 910 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
249GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM22.4 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1088 444 475 440 476 438 MB/s
Read 1,537
Write 1,817
Mixed 1,511
SusWrite 560
305% 1,356 MB/s
4K Read 48.4
4K Write 189
4K Mixed 81.8
278% 107 MB/s
DQ Read 1,243
DQ Write 1,177
DQ Mixed 1,190
899% 1,203 MB/s
433GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM22.6 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1424 480 465 486 502 487 MB/s
Read 1,241
Write 2,269
Mixed 1,501
SusWrite 641
320% 1,413 MB/s
4K Read 49.4
4K Write 205
4K Mixed 82.8
289% 112 MB/s
DQ Read 623
DQ Write 1,173
DQ Mixed 1,020
740% 939 MB/s
230GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM22.4 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1235 484 492 496 494 493 MB/s
Read 1,464
Write 2,231
Mixed 1519
SusWrite 616
329% 1,457 MB/s
4K Read 43.2
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 70.2
229% 84 MB/s
DQ Read 964
DQ Write 751
DQ Mixed 895
660% 870 MB/s
405GB free
Firmware: ECFM22.6 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2232 736 495 504 507 494 MB/s
Read 1,129
Write 476
Mixed 687
SusWrite 828
174% 780 MB/s
4K Read 44.4
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 72.3
234% 85.7 MB/s
DQ Read 753
DQ Write 780
DQ Mixed 947
662% 827 MB/s
385GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM12.3 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1172 593 597 598 598 599 MB/s
Read 1,488
Write 1,994
Mixed 874
SusWrite 693
284% 1,262 MB/s
4K Read 41
4K Write 98.9
4K Mixed 56.3
187% 65.4 MB/s
DQ Read 972
DQ Write 735
DQ Mixed 878
650% 861 MB/s
446GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM22.6 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1375 477 471 487 489 492 MB/s
Read 1,134
Write 2,343
Mixed 1,458
SusWrite 632
316% 1,392 MB/s
4K Read 43.4
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 69.9
226% 82.4 MB/s
DQ Read 603
DQ Write 732
DQ Mixed 935
631% 757 MB/s
337GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM12.2 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 580 524 496 402 543 468 MB/s
Read 1,015
Write 713
Mixed 332
SusWrite 502
142% 641 MB/s
4K Read 30.4
4K Write 37.1
4K Mixed 29.5
104% 32.3 MB/s
DQ Read 786
DQ Write 92.7
DQ Mixed 184
200% 354 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,454,550 SSDs tested.

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Gaming 58%
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Desktop
Desktop 87%
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Workstation
Workstation 69%
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Motherboard: Asrock B450M Pro4 - $75

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $416

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