Average Bench: 76.9% (502nd of 1040)

Based on 10,175 user benchmarks.  Model: SSD

Good average bench

The SSD 480GB averaged 23.1% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the SSD 480GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 159MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 30.1MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SSD 480GB is 54.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the SSD 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 197MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 278MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,175 samples)
Min Avg Max
225 Read 402 491
102 Write 278 453
87.4 Mixed 303 382
57.6 SusWrite 197 430
65.9% 295 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.1 4K Read 30.1 38.5
19.8 4K Write 69.5 94.8
10.5 4K Mixed 32.6 42.9
124% 44 MB/s
Min Avg Max
29.2 DQ Read 235 322
15.8 DQ Write 252 354
14.2 DQ Mixed 159 230
143% 215 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
111GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 282 203 203 222 75 122 MB/s
Read 458
Write 260
Mixed 337
SusWrite 184
69% 310 MB/s
4K Read 33.9
4K Write 71
4K Mixed 36.9
136% 47.3 MB/s
DQ Read 237
DQ Write 277
DQ Mixed 186
160% 233 MB/s
90GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 209 147 98 11 31 61 MB/s
Read 468
Write 256
Mixed 319
SusWrite 92.8
63% 284 MB/s
4K Read 32.5
4K Write 70.5
4K Mixed 32.4
128% 45.1 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 133
DQ Mixed 149
106% 133 MB/s
402GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 90 94 95 92 94 MB/s
Read 408
Write 65.6
Mixed 98.1
SusWrite 92.8
36% 166 MB/s
4K Read 34.1
4K Write 50.2
4K Mixed 18.1
101% 34.1 MB/s
DQ Read 283
DQ Write 82.7
DQ Mixed 99
95% 155 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 32,763,914 SSDs tested.

Typical SSD 480GB Builds (Compare 35,430 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $72

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Outstanding Total price: $445

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Excellent

3 years ago.

nice read and write speed but 4k :/


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