Average Bench: 108% (176th of 1011)

Based on 4,248 user benchmarks.  Model: INTEL SSDSC2KW512G8

Outstanding average bench

The Intel 545s Series 512GB averaged 7.8% 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 220MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 51.2MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel 545s Series 512GB is 52.7%. 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 390MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 401MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,248 samples)
Min Avg Max
373 Read 474 515
333 Write 421 472
312 Mixed 401 449
265 SusWrite 390 439
94.9% 422 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.5 4K Read 38.7 50.4
44.7 4K Write 81.8 114
29.8 4K Mixed 51.2 68.6
168% 57.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
45.7 DQ Read 275 309
85.7 DQ Write 292 351
56.1 DQ Mixed 220 257
183% 262 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
118GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHF004C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 451 436 405 296 375 274 MB/s
Read 514
Write 477
Mixed 452
SusWrite 373
102% 454 MB/s
4K Read 50.8
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 70
228% 78.9 MB/s
DQ Read 308
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 257
212% 303 MB/s
387GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHF004C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 272 349 374 386 388 384 MB/s
Read 518
Write 474
Mixed 447
SusWrite 359
101% 450 MB/s
4K Read 51.6
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 70.5
230% 79.4 MB/s
DQ Read 307
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 256
212% 302 MB/s
400GB free
Firmware: LHF002C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 443 434 429 432 436 435 MB/s
Read 492
Write 441
Mixed 437
SusWrite 435
102% 451 MB/s
4K Read 44.3
4K Write 96.8
4K Mixed 58.8
194% 66.6 MB/s
DQ Read 309
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 257
211% 300 MB/s
388GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHF004C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 283 388 427 436 431 434 MB/s
Read 517
Write 467
Mixed 427
SusWrite 400
102% 453 MB/s
4K Read 49.6
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 54.3
201% 69.8 MB/s
DQ Read 304
DQ Write 307
DQ Mixed 228
193% 280 MB/s
77GB free
Firmware: LHF004C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 407 409 412 417 417 334 MB/s
Read 506
Write 421
Mixed 423
SusWrite 399
98% 437 MB/s
4K Read 44.7
4K Write 84.1
4K Mixed 57.5
186% 62.1 MB/s
DQ Read 220
DQ Write 186
DQ Mixed 187
144% 198 MB/s
311GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHF004C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 245 326 372 411 413 413 MB/s
Read 494
Write 428
Mixed 425
SusWrite 363
96% 428 MB/s
4K Read 39.3
4K Write 67.5
4K Mixed 49.1
158% 52 MB/s
DQ Read 270
DQ Write 234
DQ Mixed 230
178% 244 MB/s
373GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHF004C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 410 416 421 427 426 419 MB/s
Read 470
Write 432
Mixed 416
SusWrite 420
98% 434 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 42.9
4K Mixed 35.4
113% 36 MB/s
DQ Read 305
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 256
209% 296 MB/s
70GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHF002C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 281 167 422 245 223 186 MB/s
Read 458
Write 445
Mixed 383
SusWrite 254
86% 385 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 72.1
4K Mixed 40.1
131% 46.6 MB/s
DQ Read 297
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 217
186% 271 MB/s
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Typical 545s Series 512GB Builds (Compare 153 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
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System: Microelectronics B741

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $505

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 Comments

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Excellent

21 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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