Average Bench: 183% (81st of 1011)

Based on 1,976 user benchmarks.  Model: PCIe SSD

Outstanding average bench

The Pcie SSD 512GB averaged 83.4% 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 925MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 886MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Pcie SSD 512GB is 113%. 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 615MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 38.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,976 samples)
Min Avg Max
555 Read 1,125 1,580
641 Write 1,383 2,070
409 Mixed 1,010 1,554
391 SusWrite 615 767
233% 1,033 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.5 4K Read 38.3 48.1
63.5 4K Write 117 166
31.8 4K Mixed 53.9 67.4
189% 69.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
532 DQ Read 1,052 1,383
395 DQ Write 886 1,397
395 DQ Mixed 925 1,299
705% 954 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
358GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM12.3 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1191 580 591 591 582 594 MB/s
Read 1,615
Write 1,996
Mixed 1,542
SusWrite 688
329% 1,460 MB/s
4K Read 44.4
4K Write 141
4K Mixed 65.5
226% 83.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,294
DQ Write 1,065
DQ Mixed 1,194
890% 1,184 MB/s
412GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM12.3 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1170 590 593 588 597 598 MB/s
Read 1,579
Write 1993
Mixed 1,547
SusWrite 689
327% 1,452 MB/s
4K Read 38.5
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 64.9
216% 81.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,306
DQ Write 1,063
DQ Mixed 1,166
878% 1,178 MB/s
386GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM12.3 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1201 581 590 579 530 559 MB/s
Read 690
Write 1,854
Mixed 908
SusWrite 673
235% 1,031 MB/s
4K Read 36.3
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 54.5
180% 65 MB/s
DQ Read 1,359
DQ Write 815
DQ Mixed 1,212
869% 1,129 MB/s
477GB free
Firmware: E8FM12.0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 997 1014 739 515 514 509 MB/s
Read 837
Write 911
Mixed 874
SusWrite 715
188% 834 MB/s
4K Read 42.3
4K Write 99
4K Mixed 51.5
182% 64.3 MB/s
DQ Read 946
DQ Write 742
DQ Mixed 833
626% 840 MB/s
304GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FM12.0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 734 574 348 441 324 245 MB/s
Read 840
Write 1,010
Mixed 866
SusWrite 444
178% 790 MB/s
4K Read 41.6
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 53.3
195% 71.8 MB/s
DQ Read 944
DQ Write 748
DQ Mixed 837
629% 843 MB/s
344GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FM12.0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 622 388 6.4 7.4 17 642 MB/s
Read 676
Write 869
Mixed 634
SusWrite 281
138% 615 MB/s
4K Read 33.4
4K Write 64.9
4K Mixed 33.8
128% 44 MB/s
DQ Read 625
DQ Write 508
DQ Mixed 681
479% 605 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 16,912,715 SSDs tested.

Typical SSD 512GB Builds (Compare 18,956 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 77%
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Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus PRIME X470-PRO - $147

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $857

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