Average Bench: 109% (210th of 1058)

Based on 4,372 user benchmarks.  Model: Microsoft Storage Space Device

Outstanding average bench

The Microsoft Storage Space Device 497GB averaged 8.7% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Microsoft Storage Space Device 497GB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 287MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 50.9MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Microsoft Storage Space Device 497GB is 51.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Microsoft Storage Space Device 497GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 362MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 389MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 4,372 samples)
Min Avg Max
374 Read 473 515
309 Write 435 492
255 Mixed 389 463
177 SusWrite 362 474
93.3% 415 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.7 4K Read 38 47.8
55.8 4K Write 92 122
32 4K Mixed 50.9 65.4
171% 60.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
218 DQ Read 339 388
156 DQ Write 301 362
128 DQ Mixed 287 371
224% 309 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
297GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 453 456 456 456 449 287 MB/s
Read 504
Write 452
Mixed 450
SusWrite 426
103% 458 MB/s
4K Read 41.1
4K Write 95.4
4K Mixed 55.6
184% 64 MB/s
DQ Read 244
DQ Write 196
DQ Mixed 217
163% 219 MB/s
463GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 484 451 433 377 360 429 MB/s
Read 438
Write 418
Mixed 367
SusWrite 422
93% 411 MB/s
4K Read 37.7
4K Write 94.6
4K Mixed 48.8
170% 60.4 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 259
220% 322 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,208,814 SSDs tested.

Typical Storage Space Device 497GB Builds (Compare 93,931 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 100%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $1,000

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