Average Bench: 77.4% (471st of 1012)

Based on 5,821 user benchmarks.  Model: SSD

Good average bench

The SSD 480GB averaged 22.5% 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 163MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 30.1MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SSD 480GB is 58.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the SSD 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 213MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 276MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,821 samples)
Min Avg Max
218 Read 401 491
103 Write 276 450
90.7 Mixed 303 379
83.1 SusWrite 213 430
66.8% 298 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.9 4K Read 30.1 38.4
19.7 4K Write 68.7 96.1
10.6 4K Mixed 32.4 43
123% 43.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.9 DQ Read 230 318
19.9 DQ Write 251 350
18.4 DQ Mixed 163 226
144% 215 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
368GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM02.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 448 431 404 450 385 424 MB/s
Read 492
Write 470
Mixed 361
SusWrite 424
98% 436 MB/s
4K Read 28.3
4K Write 77.4
4K Mixed 36.3
130% 47.3 MB/s
DQ Read 347
DQ Write 373
DQ Mixed 186
188% 302 MB/s
215GB free
Firmware: SBFM61.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 426 350 97 97 97 97 MB/s
Read 472
Write 313
Mixed 326
SusWrite 194
73% 326 MB/s
4K Read 34.2
4K Write 81.6
4K Mixed 36.4
142% 50.7 MB/s
DQ Read 258
DQ Write 299
DQ Mixed 191
168% 249 MB/s
337GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 02000003
SusWrite @10s intervals: 259 338 94 90 42 114 MB/s
Read 265
Write 105
Mixed 324
SusWrite 156
48% 212 MB/s
4K Read 33.6
4K Write 68.3
4K Mixed 33.4
130% 45.1 MB/s
DQ Read 308
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 217
189% 280 MB/s
90GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 275 210 134 70 86 70 MB/s
Read 413
Write 355
Mixed 326
SusWrite 141
69% 309 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 57.6
4K Mixed 27.1
108% 37.7 MB/s
DQ Read 274
DQ Write 265
DQ Mixed 191
165% 243 MB/s
95GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 201 146 134 109 55 7.8 MB/s
Read 455
Write 350
Mixed 104
SusWrite 109
56% 254 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 31.9
4K Mixed 12.9
35% 15.2 MB/s
DQ Read 35.9
DQ Write 41.4
DQ Mixed 134
74% 70.4 MB/s
270GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 230 204 137 224 114 MB/s
Read 433
Write 335
Mixed 32.8
SusWrite 173
54% 243 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 5
4K Mixed 0.4
4% 1.93 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 20,094,986 SSDs tested.

Typical SSD 480GB Builds (Compare 30,030 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $484

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Excellent

2 years ago.

nice read and write speed but 4k :/


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