Average Bench: 194% (92nd of 1058)

Based on 17,772 user benchmarks.  Model: PCIe SSD

Outstanding average bench

The Pcie SSD 512GB averaged 93.8% 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 883MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 870MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Pcie SSD 512GB is 170%. 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 654MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 39.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 17,772 samples)
Min Avg Max
346 Read 1,139 1,598
533 Write 1,626 2,369
351 Mixed 1,111 1,638
281 SusWrite 654 1,329
256% 1,132 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.8 4K Read 39.8 52.9
61.2 4K Write 149 213
34.6 4K Mixed 62.9 82.4
220% 83.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
383 DQ Read 951 1,393
337 DQ Write 870 1321
275 DQ Mixed 883 1,303
670% 901 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
277GB free
Firmware: ECFM13.3 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2394 2414 775 752 726 695 MB/s
Read 1,603
Write 2,327
Mixed 1,651
SusWrite 1,292
389% 1,718 MB/s
4K Read 47.4
4K Write 213
4K Mixed 81.3
289% 114 MB/s
DQ Read 1,488
DQ Write 1347
DQ Mixed 1,433
1,071% 1,423 MB/s
477GB free
Firmware: ECFM13.3 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2403 2408 1972 773 776 768 MB/s
Read 1,536
Write 2,189
Mixed 1,661
SusWrite 1,517
391% 1,726 MB/s
4K Read 47.4
4K Write 184
4K Mixed 77.9
269% 103 MB/s
DQ Read 1,403
DQ Write 1,100
DQ Mixed 1286
953% 1,263 MB/s
200GB free
Firmware: EDFM20.0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1357 466 413 402 370 369 MB/s
Read 1,044
Write 1,332
Mixed 1,117
SusWrite 563
229% 1,014 MB/s
4K Read 50
4K Write 165
4K Mixed 69.6
252% 94.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1198
DQ Write 912
DQ Mixed 1,086
804% 1,065 MB/s
89GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM22.6 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 780 279 268 273 276 280 MB/s
Read 279
Write 1,506
Mixed 392
SusWrite 359
145% 634 MB/s
4K Read 33.3
4K Write 178
4K Mixed 46.7
205% 86.2 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 424
DQ Mixed 448
325% 419 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,499,118 SSDs tested.

Typical SSD 512GB Builds (Compare 89,127 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 96%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $1,002

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