Average Bench: 76.6% (516th of 1040)

Based on 955 user benchmarks.  Model: ssd

Good average bench

The ssd 512GB averaged 23.3% 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.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 162MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 30.3MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the ssd 512GB is 47.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the ssd 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 196MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 269MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 955 samples)
Min Avg Max
289 Read 392 483
103 Write 269 427
152 Mixed 292 371
89 SusWrite 196 393
64.2% 287 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.8 4K Read 30.3 39.1
26.8 4K Write 71.6 98.1
12.3 4K Mixed 31.9 43.4
125% 44.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
70.9 DQ Read 236 308
33.2 DQ Write 256 347
26.5 DQ Mixed 162 221
145% 218 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
474GB free
Firmware: 0200S610
SusWrite @10s intervals: 318 294 325 315 321 340 MB/s
Read 307
Write 349
Mixed 244
SusWrite 319
69% 305 MB/s
4K Read 18.3
4K Write 55.6
4K Mixed 13.7
75% 29.2 MB/s
DQ Read 267
DQ Write 317
DQ Mixed 177
165% 254 MB/s
68GB free
Firmware: SBFME1.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 298 177 171 344 204 316 MB/s
Read 288
Write 102
Mixed 94.2
SusWrite 252
41% 184 MB/s
4K Read 20
4K Write 28.4
4K Mixed 16
66% 21.5 MB/s
DQ Read 24.3
DQ Write 25.3
DQ Mixed 24
18% 24.5 MB/s
955 MORE »

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 37,836,566 SSDs tested.

Typical ssd 512GB Builds (Compare 49,563 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 48%
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $73

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $549

Popular ssd 512GB compatible motherboards:

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Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) January 2021 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]


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