Average Bench: 75.8% (541st of 1058)

Based on 14,213 user benchmarks.  Model: SSD

Good average bench

The SSD 480GB averaged 24.1% 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 158MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 29.6MB/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 190MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 274MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 14,213 samples)
Min Avg Max
199 Read 403 494
102 Write 274 448
87.3 Mixed 303 380
54.6 SusWrite 190 388
65.4% 293 MB/s
Min Avg Max
8.84 4K Read 29.6 38.8
19 4K Write 68.1 96.4
9.31 4K Mixed 32.3 42.9
122% 43.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
46 DQ Read 235 325
15.6 DQ Write 251 352
14.1 DQ Mixed 158 229
142% 215 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
68GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 240 114 113 113 58 113 MB/s
Read 445
Write 377
Mixed 336
SusWrite 125
72% 321 MB/s
4K Read 38.2
4K Write 91.9
4K Mixed 44
163% 58 MB/s
DQ Read 271
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 223
188% 272 MB/s
447GB free
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 423 457 183 109 107 107 MB/s
Read 459
Write 316
Mixed 340
SusWrite 231
75% 337 MB/s
4K Read 34
4K Write 71.3
4K Mixed 35.6
135% 47 MB/s
DQ Read 261
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 196
171% 253 MB/s
416GB free
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 415 230 96 95 95 97 MB/s
Read 470
Write 389
Mixed 334
SusWrite 171
76% 341 MB/s
4K Read 34.3
4K Write 44
4K Mixed 30.6
114% 36.3 MB/s
DQ Read 273
DQ Write 92.6
DQ Mixed 172
130% 179 MB/s
38GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 105 38 57 39 73 MB/s
Read 476
Write 301
Mixed 340
SusWrite 78.7
66% 299 MB/s
4K Read 30.8
4K Write 69.1
4K Mixed 34.9
128% 44.9 MB/s
DQ Read 257
DQ Write 121
DQ Mixed 9.3
55% 129 MB/s
335GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0200Sc10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 212 167 207 118 116 143 MB/s
Read 270
Write 116
Mixed 325
SusWrite 161
49% 218 MB/s
4K Read 26.4
4K Write 64.9
4K Mixed 26.8
109% 39.4 MB/s
DQ Read 271
DQ Write 285
DQ Mixed 36.7
94% 198 MB/s
390GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM12.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 371 336 179 163 108 156 MB/s
Read 444
Write 411
Mixed 364
SusWrite 219
81% 359 MB/s
4K Read 15.8
4K Write 30.4
4K Mixed 18.5
64% 21.6 MB/s
DQ Read 318
DQ Write 271
DQ Mixed 205
178% 265 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,299,915 SSDs tested.

Typical SSD 480GB Builds (Compare 67,547 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: $572

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4 years ago.

nice read and write speed but 4k :/


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