Average Bench: 192% (86th of 1040)

Based on 11,373 user benchmarks.  Model: PCIe SSD

Outstanding average bench

The Pcie SSD 512GB averaged 92.3% 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 908MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 932MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Pcie SSD 512GB is 123%. 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 595MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 41.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,373 samples)
Min Avg Max
555 Read 1,153 1,576
561 Write 1,688 2,330
428 Mixed 1,154 1,546
342 SusWrite 595 779
259% 1,147 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24 4K Read 41.5 53.6
78.1 4K Write 151 204
35.6 4K Mixed 64.2 82.3
225% 85.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
390 DQ Read 876 1,366
437 DQ Write 932 1,349
397 DQ Mixed 908 1,293
682% 906 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
413GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM22.4 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1413 483 489 490 495 484 MB/s
Read 1,177
Write 1,863
Mixed 1,326
SusWrite 642
283% 1,252 MB/s
4K Read 46.3
4K Write 203
4K Mixed 76.6
276% 109 MB/s
DQ Read 1208
DQ Write 1,349
DQ Mixed 1,292
969% 1,283 MB/s
255GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM22.6 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 538 546 543 538 542 450 MB/s
Read 1,325
Write 2,245
Mixed 1,464
SusWrite 526
314% 1,390 MB/s
4K Read 53.3
4K Write 187
4K Mixed 81
284% 107 MB/s
DQ Read 740
DQ Write 1,119
DQ Mixed 352
428% 737 MB/s
190GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM12.5 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 888 627 632 634 625 621 MB/s
Read 1,471
Write 2,010
Mixed 1,523
SusWrite 671
320% 1,419 MB/s
4K Read 41.1
4K Write 133
4K Mixed 66
217% 79.9 MB/s
DQ Read 987
DQ Write 728
DQ Mixed 890
656% 868 MB/s
210GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM22.6 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1012 493 500 498 502 487 MB/s
Read 1,172
Write 693
Mixed 1,311
SusWrite 582
211% 939 MB/s
4K Read 30.1
4K Write 54.8
4K Mixed 45.4
133% 43.4 MB/s
DQ Read 344
DQ Write 36
DQ Mixed 427
252% 269 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 32,763,914 SSDs tested.

Typical SSD 512GB Builds (Compare 46,667 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 90%
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Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $121

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $917

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