Average Bench: 73.9% (579th of 1058)

Based on 1,462 user benchmarks.  Model: P3-512

Good average bench

The P3-512 512GB averaged 26.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 104MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 26.8MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the P3-512 512GB is 67.4%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the P3-512 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 262MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 164MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,462 samples)
Min Avg Max
302 Read 428 498
45.3 Write 337 467
20.9 Mixed 294 411
37.2 SusWrite 262 442
73.9% 330 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13 4K Read 26.8 40.4
9.08 4K Write 65 110
0.43 4K Mixed 25.3 45.1
107% 39 MB/s
Min Avg Max
95.1 DQ Read 164 262
18.9 DQ Write 229 330
0.84 DQ Mixed 104 291
104% 165 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
472GB free
Firmware: S1128B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 430 441 441 442 379 445 MB/s
Read 509
Write 444
Mixed 393
SusWrite 430
100% 444 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 29
140% 56.1 MB/s
DQ Read 122
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 41.6
87% 169 MB/s
477GB free
Firmware: FW200326
SusWrite @10s intervals: 369 370 377 394 398 393 MB/s
Read 476
Write 405
Mixed 352
SusWrite 384
91% 404 MB/s
4K Read 33.7
4K Write 73.3
4K Mixed 12.6
106% 39.9 MB/s
DQ Read 180
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 16
73% 159 MB/s
413GB free
Firmware: FW200326
SusWrite @10s intervals: 383 388 383 394 389 390 MB/s
Read 477
Write 405
Mixed 344
SusWrite 388
91% 404 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 72
4K Mixed 12.5
104% 39.2 MB/s
DQ Read 181
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 16.1
73% 161 MB/s
327GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T170810a
SusWrite @10s intervals: 253 238 221 234 208 210 MB/s
Read 432
Write 324
Mixed 273
SusWrite 227
70% 314 MB/s
4K Read 24.1
4K Write 66.7
4K Mixed 22
100% 37.6 MB/s
DQ Read 104
DQ Write 271
DQ Mixed 81.1
92% 152 MB/s
18GB free
Firmware: S1127B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1.6 39 42 1 2 23 MB/s
Read 451
Write 129
Mixed 18.6
SusWrite 17.9
33% 154 MB/s
4K Read 28.5
4K Write 14.8
4K Mixed 24.3
82% 22.5 MB/s
DQ Read 200
DQ Write 138
DQ Mixed 0.8
46% 113 MB/s
35GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T0724A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3.2 65 96 49 24 56 MB/s
Read 384
Write 224
Mixed 87.6
SusWrite 49
41% 186 MB/s
4K Read 21.9
4K Write 52
4K Mixed 1.4
62% 25.1 MB/s
DQ Read 125
DQ Write 116
DQ Mixed 1.7
34% 80.6 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,296,391 SSDs tested.

Typical P3-512 512GB Builds (Compare 4,360 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: To Intel X79

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $220

Popular P3-512 512GB compatible motherboards:

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