Average Bench: 107% (166th of 1000)

Based on 2,571 user benchmarks.  Model: INTEL SSDSC2KW512G8

Outstanding average bench

The Intel 545s Series 512GB averaged 7.0% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel 545s Series 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 219MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 50.9MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel 545s Series 512GB is 55.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel 545s Series 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 384MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 396MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,571 samples)
Min Avg Max
368 Read 471 514
312 Write 416 471
302 Mixed 396 449
236 SusWrite 384 437
93.8% 417 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24 4K Read 38.7 50.3
44.8 4K Write 81 116
31.7 4K Mixed 50.9 69.2
167% 56.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
46.4 DQ Read 273 310
100 DQ Write 296 351
61.6 DQ Mixed 219 257
183% 263 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
378GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHF004C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 417 420 432 429 435 436 MB/s
Read 518
Write 468
Mixed 450
SusWrite 428
105% 466 MB/s
4K Read 51
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 71.6
235% 82.2 MB/s
DQ Read 308
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 251
207% 295 MB/s
387GB free
Firmware: LHF004C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 452 443 436 441 441 440 MB/s
Read 515
Write 468
Mixed 451
SusWrite 442
106% 469 MB/s
4K Read 51
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 70.6
232% 81.2 MB/s
DQ Read 306
DQ Write 304
DQ Mixed 225
191% 278 MB/s
477GB free
Firmware: LHF004C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 442 435 389 424 431 414 MB/s
Read 502
Write 425
Mixed 403
SusWrite 423
98% 438 MB/s
4K Read 47.4
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 52.5
200% 71.9 MB/s
DQ Read 308
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 256
212% 301 MB/s
267GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHF002C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 448 439 436 439 443 437 MB/s
Read 506
Write 473
Mixed 447
SusWrite 440
105% 466 MB/s
4K Read 43.4
4K Write 85.9
4K Mixed 57.2
184% 62.2 MB/s
DQ Read 309
DQ Write 353
DQ Mixed 257
214% 306 MB/s
69GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHF004C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 407 412 253 428 356 284 MB/s
Read 488
Write 440
Mixed 420
SusWrite 357
96% 426 MB/s
4K Read 35.4
4K Write 61.2
4K Mixed 42.9
141% 46.5 MB/s
DQ Read 308
DQ Write 351
DQ Mixed 254
212% 305 MB/s
253GB free
Firmware: LHF004C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 262 321 279 281 282 276 MB/s
Read 370
Write 348
Mixed 277
SusWrite 283
72% 320 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 75.8
4K Mixed 52.4
150% 52.2 MB/s
DQ Read 238
DQ Write 211
DQ Mixed 212
162% 220 MB/s
167GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHF004C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 370 393 406 411 409 404 MB/s
Read 435
Write 378
Mixed 301
SusWrite 399
85% 378 MB/s
4K Read 17.6
4K Write 34
4K Mixed 17.7
67% 23.1 MB/s
DQ Read 271
DQ Write 137
DQ Mixed 166
134% 192 MB/s
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 Prices

OutletPCUS $872 hrs
NeweggUS $934 hrs
EbayUS $9326 mins
BHPhotoUS $955 months
AmazonUS $10830 days
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Typical 545s Series 512GB Builds (Compare 134 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship

System: Microelectronics B741

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 127% - Outstanding Total price: $517

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 Comments

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Excellent

17 months ago.

Five year warranty, this SDD will outlive most others (or at least it should). New technology, 64 layers of 3D NAND flash. It's too early to to do proper comparisons in terms of longevity but I'm sure it'll last me a while. This 545s 2.5 inch SSD is even faster than my Crucial MX300 M.2 SSD. I got a random read/write 4k speed of 100 MB/s + (with CrystalDisk Mark 5) that's unheard of on a SATA drive. Sure, this isn't NVMe or Optane, but that's okay, for the price ($165) I'm still pretty satisfied with this SSD.

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Don't know how long this will last. But it seemed worth while at the time.


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