Average Bench: 183% (60th of 976)

Based on 303 user benchmarks.  Model: Intel Optane+466GBSSD

Outstanding average bench

The Intel Optane+ NVMe PCIe 500GB averaged 83.4% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Optane+ NVMe PCIe 500GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 129MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 92MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Optane+ NVMe PCIe 500GB is 153%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Intel Optane+ NVMe PCIe 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 229MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 253MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 303 samples)
Min Avg Max
671 Read 1,001 1,327
135 Write 253 499
228 Mixed 376 502
135 SusWrite 229 310
102% 465 MB/s
Min Avg Max
37.8 4K Read 129 192
56.2 4K Write 89.2 125
37.8 4K Mixed 92 144
360% 103 MB/s
Min Avg Max
107 DQ Read 604 1,141
83.4 DQ Write 198 276
45.8 DQ Mixed 244 436
221% 348 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
257GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 15.8 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 263 271 273 277 455 281 MB/s
Read 1219
Write 275
Mixed 454
SusWrite 303
123% 563 MB/s
4K Read 172
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 131
484% 136 MB/s
DQ Read 822
DQ Write 271
DQ Mixed 434
350% 509 MB/s
444GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 16.0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 218 253 248 233 393 391 MB/s
Read 1,200
Write 272
Mixed 427
SusWrite 289
119% 547 MB/s
4K Read 145
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 119
427% 123 MB/s
DQ Read 888
DQ Write 271
DQ Mixed 433
357% 530 MB/s
448GB free
Firmware: 16.7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 266 273 275 274 273 275 MB/s
Read 1,018
Write 173
Mixed 374
SusWrite 273
100% 460 MB/s
4K Read 133
4K Write 91.5
4K Mixed 106
387% 110 MB/s
DQ Read 1,025
DQ Write 270
DQ Mixed 434
375% 576 MB/s
359GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 16.7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 141 122 123 126 295 166 MB/s
Read 818
Write 140
Mixed 238
SusWrite 162
74% 339 MB/s
4K Read 144
4K Write 77.6
4K Mixed 102
390% 108 MB/s
DQ Read 870
DQ Write 148
DQ Mixed 246
248% 421 MB/s
299GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 15.5 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 129 130 142 336 137 MB/s
Read 767
Write 137
Mixed 228
SusWrite 167
70% 325 MB/s
4K Read 101
4K Write 58.6
4K Mixed 72.7
277% 77.5 MB/s
DQ Read 705
DQ Write 146
DQ Mixed 245
226% 365 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 10,291,191 SSDs tested.

Typical Optane+ NVMe PCIe 500GB Builds (Compare 2,005 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

System: Dell XPS 8920

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $530

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