Average Bench: 76.3% (519th of 1040)

Based on 10,326 user benchmarks.  Model: SSD

Good average bench

The SSD 480GB averaged 23.6% 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 165MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 29.4MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SSD 480GB is 60.7%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the SSD 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 194MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 285MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,326 samples)
Min Avg Max
226 Read 406 499
103 Write 285 461
86.6 Mixed 300 382
59.4 SusWrite 194 409
66.2% 296 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.2 4K Read 29.4 39.2
16.6 4K Write 68.9 101
10.2 4K Mixed 32.2 44
122% 43.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
30.9 DQ Read 237 351
17.9 DQ Write 253 352
14.8 DQ Mixed 165 231
146% 218 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
305GB free
Firmware: SBFMKB.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 454 473 470 474 469 469 MB/s
Read 403
Write 128
Mixed 318
SusWrite 468
74% 329 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 87.8
4K Mixed 40.2
147% 53.4 MB/s
DQ Read 220
DQ Write 361
DQ Mixed 174
165% 252 MB/s
386GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0200Sc10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 387 395 395 379 388 393 MB/s
Read 426
Write 330
Mixed 313
SusWrite 390
82% 365 MB/s
4K Read 28.8
4K Write 75.6
4K Mixed 29.4
121% 44.6 MB/s
DQ Read 266
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 181
168% 256 MB/s
36GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 60 147 51 115 82 MB/s
Read 454
Write 282
Mixed 337
SusWrite 102
65% 294 MB/s
4K Read 33.7
4K Write 81.1
4K Mixed 35.8
140% 50.2 MB/s
DQ Read 260
DQ Write 304
DQ Mixed 212
179% 259 MB/s
306GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM12.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 448 375 166 162 67 73 MB/s
Read 370
Write 367
Mixed 311
SusWrite 215
71% 316 MB/s
4K Read 19.1
4K Write 28
4K Mixed 14.3
62% 20.5 MB/s
DQ Read 315
DQ Write 165
DQ Mixed 179
149% 220 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 38,279,406 SSDs tested.

Typical SSD 480GB Builds (Compare 50,489 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $73

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $556

Popular SSD 480GB compatible motherboards:

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  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.

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Excellent

3 years ago.

nice read and write speed but 4k :/


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