Average Bench: 91.6% (299th of 1058)

Based on 1,957 user benchmarks.  Model: CT1000MX 500SSD1

Excellent average bench

The Ct1000mx 50 1TB averaged just 8.3% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Ct1000mx 50 1TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 178MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 41.3MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Ct1000mx 50 1TB is 64.5%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Ct1000mx 50 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 217MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 365MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,957 samples)
Min Avg Max
313 Read 441 511
200 Write 381 460
244 Mixed 367 436
122 SusWrite 365 454
87.4% 388 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.9 4K Read 30.9 39
25.2 4K Write 70.2 113
18.5 4K Mixed 41.3 56
137% 47.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
93.9 DQ Read 217 376
83.8 DQ Write 191 326
49.2 DQ Mixed 178 283
141% 195 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
708GB free
Firmware: M3CR
SusWrite @10s intervals: 439 434 432 431 431 424 MB/s
Read 499
Write 438
Mixed 410
SusWrite 432
100% 445 MB/s
4K Read 36.8
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 53.3
178% 64.1 MB/s
DQ Read 251
DQ Write 243
DQ Mixed 233
179% 242 MB/s
144GB free
Firmware: M3CR
SusWrite @10s intervals: 351 443 442 443 441 444 MB/s
Read 505
Write 444
Mixed 431
SusWrite 428
102% 452 MB/s
4K Read 36.6
4K Write 91.3
4K Mixed 50.9
169% 59.6 MB/s
DQ Read 230
DQ Write 186
DQ Mixed 189
146% 201 MB/s
374GB free
Firmware: M3CR
SusWrite @10s intervals: 425 432 423 433 429 374 MB/s
Read 502
Write 425
Mixed 436
SusWrite 419
100% 446 MB/s
4K Read 36.5
4K Write 86.2
4K Mixed 51.3
167% 58 MB/s
DQ Read 242
DQ Write 194
DQ Mixed 201
155% 212 MB/s
376GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR
SusWrite @10s intervals: 264 354 375 367 407 337 MB/s
Read 494
Write 423
Mixed 407
SusWrite 351
94% 418 MB/s
4K Read 26.5
4K Write 72.8
4K Mixed 45
136% 48.1 MB/s
DQ Read 235
DQ Write 189
DQ Mixed 194
150% 206 MB/s
864GB free
Firmware: M3CR
SusWrite @10s intervals: 367 393 399 412 415 380 MB/s
Read 430
Write 411
Mixed 389
SusWrite 394
92% 406 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 34.9
4K Mixed 24.2
87% 28 MB/s
DQ Read 121
DQ Write 170
DQ Mixed 26.9
54% 106 MB/s
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Typical 50 1TB Builds (Compare 7,018 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH 990FX R2.0 - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $670

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