Average Bench: 487% (3rd of 1074)

Based on 667 user benchmarks.  Model: CT2000T500SSD8

Outstanding average bench

The CT2000T500SSD8 2TB averaged 387.4% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the CT2000T500SSD8 2TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 1,251MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 3,668MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the CT2000T500SSD8 2TB is 438%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the CT2000T500SSD8 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 180MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 74.1MB/s
ADVERTISEMENT

Average Bench

(Based on 667 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,459 Read 3,586 4,592
1,335 Write 3,668 5,019
1,120 Mixed 2,444 3,080
908 SusWrite 3,067 4,768
718% 3,191 MB/s
Min Avg Max
43.1 4K Read 74.1 88.8
60.5 4K Write 180 328
52 4K Mixed 94.3 135
328% 116 MB/s
Min Avg Max
661 DQ Read 1,474 2,171
186 DQ Write 1,038 1,735
294 DQ Mixed 1,251 1,947
936% 1,255 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: P8CR003
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4683 828 4763 4964 4963 3255 MB/s
Read 4,540
Write 4,989
Mixed 3063
SusWrite 3,909
929% 4,125 MB/s
4K Read 87.2
4K Write 298
4K Mixed 126
451% 170 MB/s
DQ Read 1,921
DQ Write 1605
DQ Mixed 1,778
1,328% 1768 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: P8CR002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4659 4662 4658 4657 4652 4665 MB/s
Read 4,484
Write 4,811
Mixed 2,964
SusWrite 4,659
953% 4,229 MB/s
4K Read 79.6
4K Write 210
4K Mixed 107
369% 132 MB/s
DQ Read 1,196
DQ Write 881
DQ Mixed 1,072
792% 1,050 MB/s
2TB free (System drive)
Firmware: P8CR002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3860 3854 3841 3861 3862 3864 MB/s
Read 4,100
Write 4,471
Mixed 2,868
SusWrite 3,857
862% 3,824 MB/s
4K Read 60.4
4K Write 152
4K Mixed 84.7
280% 98.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,838
DQ Write 1,616
DQ Mixed 1,784
1,322% 1,746 MB/s
873GB free
Firmware: P8CR002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2442 2523 2539 2534 2196 2199 MB/s
Read 2,630
Write 2,641
Mixed 2,277
SusWrite 2,406
561% 2,488 MB/s
4K Read 62.9
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 83.4
275% 94.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,075
DQ Write 819
DQ Mixed 946
708% 947 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: P8CR002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2283 2336 2342 2400 2196 1427 MB/s
Read 2235
Write 2,487
Mixed 2,078
SusWrite 2,164
506% 2,241 MB/s
4K Read 59.6
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 75.6
246% 81.9 MB/s
DQ Read 781
DQ Write 494
DQ Mixed 670
491% 648 MB/s
2TB free (System drive)
Firmware: P8CR002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1627 1706 1702 1493 1783 1775 MB/s
Read 1,602
Write 1,588
Mixed 1,434
SusWrite 1,681
356% 1,576 MB/s
4K Read 63.1
4K Write 92.8
4K Mixed 66.1
229% 74 MB/s
DQ Read 493
DQ Write 436
DQ Mixed 505
367% 478 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: P8CR002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 791 1067 1293 1154 948 1050 MB/s
Read 962
Write 1,169
Mixed 1,009
SusWrite 1,051
237% 1,048 MB/s
4K Read 53.5
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 77.6
242% 82.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1381
DQ Write 964
DQ Mixed 1,111
846% 1,152 MB/s
532GB free
Firmware: P8CR002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2673 2673 1432 994 1335 765 MB/s
Read 1,298
Write 2,708
Mixed 152
SusWrite 1,645
328% 1,451 MB/s
4K Read 21
4K Write 51.1
4K Mixed 56.8
132% 43 MB/s
DQ Read 1,161
DQ Write 109
DQ Mixed 183
248% 484 MB/s
667 MORE »

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 75,944,788 SSDs tested

Typical CT2000T500SSD8 2TB Builds (Compare 5,441 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 442%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 123%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 528%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MAG Z790 TOMAHAWK WIFI (MS-7D91)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $2,119

Popular CT2000T500SSD8 2TB compatible motherboards:

How Fast Is Your SSD? (Bench your build) Size up your PC in less than a minute

Welcome to our PC speed test tool. UserBenchmark will test your PC and compare the results to other users with the same components. You can quickly size up your PC, identify hardware problems and explore the best value for money upgrades.

UserBenchmark of the month

How it works

  • - Download and run UserBenchmark
  • - CPU tests include: integer, floating and string
  • - GPU tests include: six 3D game simulations
  • - Drive tests include: read, write, sustained write and mixed IO
  • - RAM tests include: single/multi core bandwidth and latency
  • - SkillBench (space shooter) tests user input accuracy
  • - Reports are generated and presented on userbenchmark.com
  • - Identify the strongest components in your PC
  • - See speed test results from other users
  • - Compare your components to the current market leaders
  • - Explore your best upgrade options with a virtual PC build
  • - Compare your in-game FPS to other users with your hardware
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) May 2024 SSD Rankings

Welcome to our 2.5" and M.2 SSD comparison. We calculate effective speed for both SATA and NVMe drives based on real world performance then adjust by current prices per GB to yield a value for money rating. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top SSDs. [SSDrivePro]

ADVERTISEMENT

Group Test Results

  • Best user rated - User sentiment trumps benchmarks for this comparison.
  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance.
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.

 Comments

1074 Drives (Compared) Thousands of user benchmarks compiled into one comparison list

See how consistently different SSDs perform with varying real world conditions. The charts also illustrate overall performance, popularity and rank.

 Frequently Asked Questions

 Best User Rated

The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-12600K $171Nvidia RTX 4060 $293Crucial MX500 250GB $39
Intel Core i5-13600K $273Nvidia RTX 4060-Ti $385Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $80
Intel Core i3-12100F $80Nvidia RTX 4070 $500Samsung 870 Evo 250GB $45
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $40SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $32Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $48SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $62G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $351SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
If you make a purchase via one of these links, our site may earn a commission
Today's hottest deals
About  •  User Guide  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer  •  YouTube Feedback