Average Bench: 76.6% (527th of 1058)

Based on 13,238 user benchmarks.  Model: SSD

Good average bench

The SSD 480GB averaged 23.4% 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 164MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 29.3MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SSD 480GB is 55.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the SSD 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 202MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 265MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 13,238 samples)
Min Avg Max
208 Read 404 490
99.2 Write 265 443
87.3 Mixed 296 380
63.7 SusWrite 202 424
65.2% 292 MB/s
Min Avg Max
6.07 4K Read 29.3 39.1
19.6 4K Write 68.8 98.4
11.5 4K Mixed 32.3 43.4
122% 43.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
33.5 DQ Read 232 320
20.7 DQ Write 251 353
17.9 DQ Mixed 164 229
145% 216 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
277GB free
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 462 445 207 325 274 270 MB/s
Read 321
Write 105
Mixed 342
SusWrite 330
62% 274 MB/s
4K Read 38
4K Write 85.2
4K Mixed 39.9
154% 54.4 MB/s
DQ Read 302
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 231
197% 288 MB/s
406GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0200Sc10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 333 378 377 376 381 371 MB/s
Read 408
Write 340
Mixed 327
SusWrite 369
81% 361 MB/s
4K Read 24
4K Write 74
4K Mixed 28.6
112% 42.2 MB/s
DQ Read 289
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 190
178% 273 MB/s
272GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 77 75 108 103 67 MB/s
Read 430
Write 69.6
Mixed 133
SusWrite 86.4
39% 180 MB/s
4K Read 34.6
4K Write 50.8
4K Mixed 28.7
116% 38 MB/s
DQ Read 216
DQ Write 90.1
DQ Mixed 152
113% 153 MB/s
312GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 57 92 88 70 92 MB/s
Read 313
Write 321
Mixed 164
SusWrite 83.2
49% 220 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 37.3
4K Mixed 0.7
63% 22 MB/s
DQ Read 137
DQ Write 32.5
DQ Mixed 23.1
33% 64.3 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 43,080,794 SSDs tested.

Typical SSD 480GB Builds (Compare 59,662 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $79

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $564

Popular SSD 480GB compatible motherboards:

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Excellent

3 years ago.

nice read and write speed but 4k :/


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