Average Bench: 191% (80th of 1021)

Based on 7,111 user benchmarks.  Model: PCIe SSD

Outstanding average bench

The Pcie SSD 512GB averaged 90.5% 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 881MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 934MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Pcie SSD 512GB is 115%. 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 604MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 41MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,111 samples)
Min Avg Max
557 Read 1,132 1,544
525 Write 1,678 2,354
424 Mixed 1,143 1,532
364 SusWrite 604 784
257% 1,139 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.6 4K Read 41 54.3
61.7 4K Write 149 204
32.9 4K Mixed 64.8 82.3
224% 84.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
498 DQ Read 821 1,357
305 DQ Write 934 1,340
270 DQ Mixed 881 1,276
662% 879 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
443GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM22.6 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2265 676 540 522 523 539 MB/s
Read 1,301
Write 2,258
Mixed 1,446
SusWrite 844
331% 1,462 MB/s
4K Read 47.1
4K Write 175
4K Mixed 78
264% 100 MB/s
DQ Read 559
DQ Write 1,246
DQ Mixed 1,009
738% 938 MB/s
372GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM22.6 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1328 553 553 554 555 537 MB/s
Read 1,388
Write 2,301
Mixed 1,446
SusWrite 680
329% 1,454 MB/s
4K Read 47.2
4K Write 176
4K Mixed 77.2
264% 100 MB/s
DQ Read 734
DQ Write 1,186
DQ Mixed 995
744% 972 MB/s
299GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM22.6 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1326 572 575 563 574 564 MB/s
Read 997
Write 755
Mixed 1,117
SusWrite 696
201% 891 MB/s
4K Read 46.2
4K Write 166
4K Mixed 76
255% 96.2 MB/s
DQ Read 747
DQ Write 1,142
DQ Mixed 991
737% 960 MB/s
166GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM22.6 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 970 462 437 550 563 546 MB/s
Read 1,338
Write 2,277
Mixed 1,462
SusWrite 588
320% 1,417 MB/s
4K Read 42.2
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 66.2
216% 78.7 MB/s
DQ Read 755
DQ Write 831
DQ Mixed 900
648% 829 MB/s
144GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM22.6 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1220 487 490 360 493 491 MB/s
Read 1,030
Write 2,238
Mixed 1,340
SusWrite 590
295% 1,300 MB/s
4K Read 42
4K Write 155
4K Mixed 69.9
236% 89.1 MB/s
DQ Read 631
DQ Write 1175
DQ Mixed 1,018
740% 941 MB/s
113GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM12.3 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 449 538 481 408 423 398 MB/s
Read 1,476
Write 1120
Mixed 225
SusWrite 450
180% 818 MB/s
4K Read 43.2
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 31.1
160% 59.2 MB/s
DQ Read 984
DQ Write 611
DQ Mixed 795
593% 796 MB/s
318GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM22.6 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1445 504 504 506 497 502 MB/s
Read 1,166
Write 1,991
Mixed 1,216
SusWrite 660
285% 1,258 MB/s
4K Read 33
4K Write 95.7
4K Mixed 53.1
169% 60.6 MB/s
DQ Read 447
DQ Write 411
DQ Mixed 455
334% 438 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 26,442,843 SSDs tested.

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Desktop
Desktop 92%
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Workstation
Workstation 76%
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Motherboard: Asrock B450M Pro4 - $98

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $468

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