Average Bench: 114% (167th of 1026)

Based on 125 user benchmarks.  Model: Microsoft Storage Space Device

Outstanding average bench

The Microsoft Storage Space Device 996GB averaged 14.1% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Microsoft Storage Space Device 996GB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 313MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 53.3MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Microsoft Storage Space Device 996GB is 56.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Microsoft Storage Space Device 996GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 401MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 402MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 125 samples)
Min Avg Max
353 Read 477 514
302 Write 444 493
288 Mixed 401 467
188 SusWrite 402 489
97% 431 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.2 4K Read 38.9 48
46 4K Write 98.2 128
33.3 4K Mixed 53.3 65.6
179% 63.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
57.2 DQ Read 348 399
82.5 DQ Write 309 363
68.5 DQ Mixed 313 371
239% 323 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
928GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 494 494 494 494 494 494 MB/s
Read 514
Write 494
Mixed 469
SusWrite 494
111% 493 MB/s
4K Read 44.1
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 61.4
207% 74.1 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 361
DQ Mixed 370
279% 373 MB/s
215GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 486 396 347 324 320 323 MB/s
Read 516
Write 494
Mixed 466
SusWrite 366
104% 460 MB/s
4K Read 44.3
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 61.3
210% 75.4 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 359
DQ Mixed 367
277% 370 MB/s
132GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 392 321 484 468 473 467 MB/s
Read 500
Write 484
Mixed 382
SusWrite 434
101% 450 MB/s
4K Read 40.2
4K Write 88.3
4K Mixed 53.6
176% 60.7 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 354
266% 355 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 28,517,781 SSDs tested.

Typical Storage Space Device 996GB Builds (Compare 2,479 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 107%
Desktop 86%
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Workstation 89%
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Motherboard: MSI X299 SLI PLUS (MS-7A93)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $1,382

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