Average Bench: 63.4% (746th of 1058)

Based on 1,409 user benchmarks.  Model: SSD 480GB

Above average average bench

The SSD 480GB 480GB averaged 36.5% 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 212MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SSD 480GB 480GB is 57.7%. 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 28.3MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 222MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,409 samples)
Min Avg Max
319 Read 443 507
14.9 Write 315 435
10.4 Mixed 260 390
26.9 SusWrite 222 407
69.1% 310 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.3 4K Read 25.7 39.4
5.3 4K Write 56.6 109
0.4 4K Mixed 13.4 29.8
86.1% 31.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
89.7 DQ Read 156 225
13.3 DQ Write 212 327
0.4 DQ Mixed 28.3 71.1
64.7% 132 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
390GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FW200713
SusWrite @10s intervals: 299 352 346 353 358 MB/s
Read 481
Write 363
Mixed 326
SusWrite 328
84% 375 MB/s
4K Read 36.2
4K Write 69.6
4K Mixed 10.6
105% 38.8 MB/s
DQ Read 187
DQ Write 274
DQ Mixed 18.2
73% 160 MB/s
39GB free
Firmware: H190115
SusWrite @10s intervals: 277 51 52 53 51 36 MB/s
Read 437
Write 423
Mixed 371
SusWrite 86.6
74% 329 MB/s
4K Read 35.3
4K Write 75.7
4K Mixed 38.2
142% 49.7 MB/s
DQ Read 134
DQ Write 268
DQ Mixed 168
137% 190 MB/s
283GB free
Firmware: FW200713
SusWrite @10s intervals: 31 28 179 389 383 374 MB/s
Read 472
Write 374
Mixed 305
SusWrite 231
77% 345 MB/s
4K Read 38.2
4K Write 13.2
4K Mixed 6.4
73% 19.3 MB/s
DQ Read 187
DQ Write 16.8
DQ Mixed 8.4
30% 70.7 MB/s
399GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FW201219
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 10 45 9.8 21 8.5 MB/s
Read 460
Write 362
Mixed 331
SusWrite 33.9
66% 297 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 49
4K Mixed 12.9
88% 30.6 MB/s
DQ Read 196
DQ Write 244
DQ Mixed 20.3
71% 153 MB/s
208GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0918A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 313 16 123 15 17 19 MB/s
Read 516
Write 429
Mixed 19.2
SusWrite 83.5
58% 262 MB/s
4K Read 25.8
4K Write 15.1
4K Mixed 0.4
48% 13.8 MB/s
DQ Read 115
DQ Write 16.8
DQ Mixed 0.4
17% 44 MB/s
329GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0423A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 326 336 49 53 20 56 MB/s
Read 477
Write 395
Mixed 14.4
SusWrite 140
56% 257 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 7.6
4K Mixed 0.7
40% 10.5 MB/s
193GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0328A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 351 85 3.4 6.2 62 6.7 MB/s
Read 495
Write 388
Mixed 10.2
SusWrite 85.8
54% 245 MB/s
4K Read 23.5
4K Write 6.4
4K Mixed 0.4
40% 10.1 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 51,467,243 SSDs tested.

Typical 480GB 480GB Builds (Compare 10,488 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

System: Default string

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $260

Popular 480GB 480GB systems:

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