Average Bench: 76% (541st of 1058)

Based on 1,549 user benchmarks.  Model: ssd

Good average bench

The ssd 512GB averaged 24.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the ssd 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 162MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 29.6MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the ssd 512GB is 49%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the ssd 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 205MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 282MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,549 samples)
Min Avg Max
233 Read 394 485
102 Write 282 442
88.7 Mixed 292 378
73.3 SusWrite 205 438
65.6% 293 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.9 4K Read 29.6 38.9
20.7 4K Write 68 98.7
11.8 4K Mixed 30.9 42.4
120% 42.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
50.7 DQ Read 234 305
60.8 DQ Write 262 351
26.2 DQ Mixed 162 223
146% 219 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
295GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM01.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 246 228 235 238 229 MB/s
Read 286
Write 361
Mixed 255
SusWrite 215
63% 279 MB/s
4K Read 31
4K Write 71.1
4K Mixed 34.1
128% 45.4 MB/s
DQ Read 303
DQ Write 316
DQ Mixed 176
169% 265 MB/s
438GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFME1.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 313 165 161 157 160 161 MB/s
Read 345
Write 268
Mixed 310
SusWrite 186
62% 277 MB/s
4K Read 21.7
4K Write 43.8
4K Mixed 22.4
85% 29.3 MB/s
DQ Read 268
DQ Write 291
DQ Mixed 194
170% 251 MB/s
10GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 105 66 70 70 44 MB/s
Read 439
Write 93.4
Mixed 91.3
SusWrite 70.8
38% 174 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 44.9
4K Mixed 18.1
96% 31.7 MB/s
DQ Read 299
DQ Write 59.7
DQ Mixed 96.6
92% 152 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,016,054 SSDs tested.

Typical ssd 512GB Builds (Compare 67,053 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $68

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $553

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  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.

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