Average Bench: 63.2% (749th of 1058)

Based on 1,213 user benchmarks.  Model: SSD 480GB

Above average average bench

The SSD 480GB 480GB averaged 36.8% 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 Random Read Speed 25.7MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 208MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SSD 480GB 480GB is 59.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the SSD 480GB 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 26MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 12.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,213 samples)
Min Avg Max
319 Read 446 507
14 Write 325 435
9.92 Mixed 258 390
32.7 SusWrite 233 412
70.4% 315 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.7 4K Read 25.7 39.2
4.55 4K Write 54.7 106
0.3 4K Mixed 12.4 29.5
83.7% 30.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
79 DQ Read 155 229
11.1 DQ Write 208 330
0.4 DQ Mixed 26 53.4
63% 130 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
133GB free
Firmware: S0328A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 441 437 73 29 165 MB/s
Read 506
Write 413
Mixed 364
SusWrite 207
83% 372 MB/s
4K Read 29.6
4K Write 92.4
4K Mixed 27.2
129% 49.7 MB/s
DQ Read 162
DQ Write 313
DQ Mixed 0.4
68% 158 MB/s
154GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0110A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 329 3.2 3.1 4.6 90 13 MB/s
Read 496
Write 341
Mixed 366
SusWrite 73.6
71% 319 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 90.7
4K Mixed 24.4
122% 47.7 MB/s
DQ Read 129
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 0.5
67% 155 MB/s
270GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FW201219
SusWrite @10s intervals: 397 298 4.2 3.7 80 9.2 MB/s
Read 475
Write 418
Mixed 358
SusWrite 132
77% 346 MB/s
4K Read 31.6
4K Write 67.5
4K Mixed 15.4
103% 38.2 MB/s
DQ Read 197
DQ Write 242
DQ Mixed 19.5
70% 153 MB/s
339GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S1102A1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 225 6.4 3.6 1.1 255 15 MB/s
Read 500
Write 395
Mixed 372
SusWrite 84.5
75% 338 MB/s
4K Read 21.6
4K Write 68.6
4K Mixed 23.9
100% 38 MB/s
DQ Read 114
DQ Write 297
DQ Mixed 39.4
78% 150 MB/s
358GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FW201219
SusWrite @10s intervals: 22 277 343 354 355 353 MB/s
Read 488
Write 14.4
Mixed 24.9
SusWrite 284
44% 203 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 10.7
4K Mixed 6.8
55% 14.8 MB/s
DQ Read 147
DQ Write 12.7
DQ Mixed 8.6
24% 56 MB/s
219GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FW201219
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 4.5 51 56 4.3 6.8 MB/s
Read 423
Write 18.4
Mixed 28.7
SusWrite 38.8
27% 127 MB/s
4K Read 21.8
4K Write 21.8
4K Mixed 10.6
58% 18.1 MB/s
DQ Read 156
DQ Write 60.4
DQ Mixed 15.8
36% 77.5 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,242,512 SSDs tested.

Typical 480GB 480GB Builds (Compare 8,508 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

System: Default string

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

Popular 480GB 480GB systems:

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