Average Bench: 181% (110th of 1058)

Based on 20,721 user benchmarks.  Model: PCIe SSD

Outstanding average bench

The Pcie SSD 512GB averaged 81.1% 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 784MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 810MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Pcie SSD 512GB is 158%. 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 587MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 39.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 20,721 samples)
Min Avg Max
296 Read 1,080 1,609
523 Write 1,508 2,304
304 Mixed 1,004 1,552
300 SusWrite 587 1,099
236% 1,045 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.3 4K Read 39.4 53.9
58.1 4K Write 142 234
28.4 4K Mixed 58 84.3
209% 79.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
382 DQ Read 895 1,388
232 DQ Write 810 1,357
287 DQ Mixed 784 1,290
607% 830 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
397GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM13.3 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2381 1556 757 642 753 758 MB/s
Read 1,575
Write 2,336
Mixed 1,660
SusWrite 1,141
380% 1,678 MB/s
4K Read 41.3
4K Write 160
4K Mixed 70.3
237% 90.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,371
DQ Write 1,069
DQ Mixed 1,319
960% 1,253 MB/s
380GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM13.4 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1181 766 765 720 749 749 MB/s
Read 1,355
Write 2,234
Mixed 1,537
SusWrite 822
336% 1,487 MB/s
4K Read 44.1
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 64.6
223% 82.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,161
DQ Write 838
DQ Mixed 987
741% 995 MB/s
242GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM22.6 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 655 493 487 484 490 499 MB/s
Read 887
Write 1,397
Mixed 1,082
SusWrite 518
220% 971 MB/s
4K Read 41.7
4K Write 149
4K Mixed 70.2
232% 87 MB/s
DQ Read 571
DQ Write 1,036
DQ Mixed 1,012
709% 873 MB/s
187GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM12.3 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 573 543 463 463 472 479 MB/s
Read 554
Write 1,321
Mixed 316
SusWrite 499
153% 673 MB/s
4K Read 33.8
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 58.6
196% 74.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,327
DQ Write 825
DQ Mixed 96
335% 749 MB/s
167GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM22.6 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 390 509 515 555 498 372 MB/s
Read 995
Write 1,871
Mixed 1,210
SusWrite 473
258% 1,137 MB/s
4K Read 30.5
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 52.4
176% 66.8 MB/s
DQ Read 600
DQ Write 919
DQ Mixed 975
677% 831 MB/s
120GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EDFM00E3 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 253 255 349 125 390 75 MB/s
Read 1,053
Write 549
Mixed 543
SusWrite 241
132% 596 MB/s
4K Read 42.4
4K Write 195
4K Mixed 51.8
234% 96.4 MB/s
DQ Read 949
DQ Write 222
DQ Mixed 22.4
162% 398 MB/s
60GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8TM14.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 113 24 115 47 29 MB/s
Read 751
Write 107
Mixed 334
SusWrite 81.7
69% 318 MB/s
4K Read 13.2
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 7.8
86% 42.1 MB/s
DQ Read 509
DQ Write 281
DQ Mixed 294
246% 361 MB/s
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Workstation 105%
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Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WI-FI) - $199

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $1,053

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