Average Bench: 75.5% (514th of 1026)

Based on 7,857 user benchmarks.  Model: SSD

Good average bench

The SSD 480GB averaged 24.5% 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 160MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 29.4MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SSD 480GB is 54.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the SSD 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 192MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 285MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,857 samples)
Min Avg Max
231 Read 407 495
102 Write 285 450
89.3 Mixed 300 387
61.3 SusWrite 192 393
66.2% 296 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.9 4K Read 29.4 38.6
18.3 4K Write 66.9 96.3
1.78 4K Mixed 31.6 42.9
120% 42.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
39.3 DQ Read 237 323
15.9 DQ Write 244 352
13.1 DQ Mixed 160 230
142% 214 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
164GB free
Firmware: SBFM61.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 420 449 253 109 107 55 MB/s
Read 487
Write 384
Mixed 350
SusWrite 232
81% 363 MB/s
4K Read 36.6
4K Write 71.5
4K Mixed 38.1
142% 48.7 MB/s
DQ Read 269
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 205
179% 264 MB/s
414GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 361 412 325 105 105 105 MB/s
Read 458
Write 271
Mixed 330
SusWrite 235
72% 324 MB/s
4K Read 36.9
4K Write 80.1
4K Mixed 38.3
147% 51.8 MB/s
DQ Read 257
DQ Write 293
DQ Mixed 204
173% 251 MB/s
100GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 198 155 132 131 57 17 MB/s
Read 378
Write 124
Mixed 314
SusWrite 115
52% 233 MB/s
4K Read 38.3
4K Write 83.6
4K Mixed 39.9
153% 53.9 MB/s
DQ Read 252
DQ Write 292
DQ Mixed 201
171% 248 MB/s
86GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFMBB.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 178 35 160 116 36 33 MB/s
Read 422
Write 398
Mixed 368
SusWrite 93
72% 320 MB/s
4K Read 33.6
4K Write 84
4K Mixed 41.9
149% 53.2 MB/s
DQ Read 264
DQ Write 296
DQ Mixed 215
180% 258 MB/s
137GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFMBB.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 188 36 152 158 35 97 MB/s
Read 382
Write 150
Mixed 360
SusWrite 111
56% 251 MB/s
4K Read 34.1
4K Write 79.1
4K Mixed 43
149% 52.1 MB/s
DQ Read 264
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 212
181% 263 MB/s
183GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 233 170 253 202 249 207 MB/s
Read 237
Write 105
Mixed 365
SusWrite 219
52% 231 MB/s
4K Read 36.6
4K Write 77.4
4K Mixed 36.3
143% 50.1 MB/s
DQ Read 276
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 156
158% 253 MB/s
129GB free
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 227 244 310 232 99 97 MB/s
Read 299
Write 226
Mixed 276
SusWrite 202
56% 250 MB/s
4K Read 27.7
4K Write 49.8
4K Mixed 32.2
110% 36.6 MB/s
DQ Read 34.7
DQ Write 74.2
DQ Mixed 39.9
34% 49.6 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 28,480,158 SSDs tested.

Typical SSD 480GB Builds (Compare 48,041 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $73

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $448

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Excellent

2 years ago.

nice read and write speed but 4k :/


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