Average Bench: 56.4% (800th of 1037)

Based on 21 user benchmarks.  Model: INTEL SSDSC2BF480A4

Average average bench

The Intel SSDSC2BF480A4 480GB averaged 43.5% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 25.1MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 76.8MB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel SSDSC2BF480A4 480GB is just 18.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel SSDSC2BF480A4 480GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 17.1MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 73.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 21 samples)
Min Avg Max
299 Read 409 500
131 Write 229 294
149 Mixed 278 324
174 SusWrite 221 262
63.5% 284 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.7 4K Read 25.1 32
13.6 4K Write 17.1 21
7.48 4K Mixed 18.2 26.5
70.4% 20.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.9 DQ Read 178 223
13.2 DQ Write 73.4 96.1
8.49 DQ Mixed 76.8 114
69.8% 109 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
447GB free
Firmware: SC02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 280 257 255 264 259 256 MB/s
Read 456
Write 182
Mixed 235
SusWrite 262
63% 284 MB/s
4K Read 32
4K Write 20.2
4K Mixed 26.5
93% 26.2 MB/s
DQ Read 221
DQ Write 88.4
DQ Mixed 103
90% 137 MB/s
363GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SC02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 233 248 219 199 249 198 MB/s
Read 390
Write 294
Mixed 316
SusWrite 224
69% 306 MB/s
4K Read 30.6
4K Write 17.9
4K Mixed 24.2
87% 24.2 MB/s
DQ Read 212
DQ Write 88.8
DQ Mixed 104
89% 135 MB/s
277GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SC02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 162 246 240 254 237 248 MB/s
Read 375
Write 273
Mixed 299
SusWrite 231
66% 295 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 19.2
4K Mixed 22.6
80% 22.9 MB/s
DQ Read 220
DQ Write 85.3
DQ Mixed 110
93% 139 MB/s
259GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SC02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 186 163 178 163 178 MB/s
Read 374
Write 247
Mixed 299
SusWrite 174
61% 273 MB/s
4K Read 29.1
4K Write 19
4K Mixed 24.1
85% 24.1 MB/s
DQ Read 219
DQ Write 85.5
DQ Mixed 107
91% 137 MB/s
193GB free
Firmware: SC02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 201 199 201 199 194 195 MB/s
Read 336
Write 273
Mixed 315
SusWrite 198
63% 281 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 20.2
4K Mixed 23.7
84% 24 MB/s
DQ Read 219
DQ Write 84.4
DQ Mixed 114
94% 139 MB/s
126GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SC02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 218 227 197 210 205 214 MB/s
Read 412
Write 258
Mixed 293
SusWrite 212
66% 294 MB/s
4K Read 22.3
4K Write 15.1
4K Mixed 18.7
66% 18.7 MB/s
DQ Read 220
DQ Write 88.3
DQ Mixed 104
90% 137 MB/s
244GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SC02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 249 259 261 252 258 255 MB/s
Read 323
Write 246
Mixed 286
SusWrite 256
62% 278 MB/s
4K Read 15.8
4K Write 17.4
4K Mixed 15
52% 16.1 MB/s
DQ Read 224
DQ Write 87.9
DQ Mixed 118
97% 143 MB/s
414GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SC02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 214 242 230 237 202 234 MB/s
Read 304
Write 258
Mixed 258
SusWrite 226
59% 261 MB/s
4K Read 25.8
4K Write 18.5
4K Mixed 21.2
76% 21.8 MB/s
DQ Read 29.5
DQ Write 19.2
DQ Mixed 24.4
18% 24.4 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,577,967 SSDs tested.

Typical SSDSC2BF480A4 480GB Builds (Compare 324 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI H370 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7B16)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $713

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