Average Bench: 86.1% (350th of 1034)

Based on 1,355 user benchmarks.  Model: CT500MX5 00SSD1

Very good average bench

The Ct500mx5 0 500GB averaged just 13.9% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Ct500mx5 0 500GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 182MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 38.9MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Ct500mx5 0 500GB is 70.9%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Ct500mx5 0 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 324MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 350MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,355 samples)
Min Avg Max
320 Read 420 510
153 Write 350 460
201 Mixed 356 450
127 SusWrite 324 443
81.5% 363 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.1 4K Read 29.1 39.4
21.5 4K Write 65.4 113
16.2 4K Mixed 38.9 57.2
128% 44.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
52.5 DQ Read 220 385
57.6 DQ Write 203 347
53 DQ Mixed 182 294
145% 202 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
391GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR
SusWrite @10s intervals: 473 473 479 446 413 411 MB/s
Read 523
Write 481
Mixed 456
SusWrite 449
107% 477 MB/s
4K Read 42.3
4K Write 146
4K Mixed 65.3
225% 84.6 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 242
216% 326 MB/s
145GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR022
SusWrite @10s intervals: 464 473 473 438 409 408 MB/s
Read 510
Write 473
Mixed 447
SusWrite 444
106% 469 MB/s
4K Read 38.7
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 57.4
192% 69.8 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 293
238% 337 MB/s
142GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR
SusWrite @10s intervals: 418 443 456 451 455 454 MB/s
Read 496
Write 457
Mixed 445
SusWrite 446
104% 461 MB/s
4K Read 38.2
4K Write 98.9
4K Mixed 53.6
179% 63.6 MB/s
DQ Read 272
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 253
197% 269 MB/s
207GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR
SusWrite @10s intervals: 432 439 311 394 447 446 MB/s
Read 503
Write 441
Mixed 446
SusWrite 411
101% 450 MB/s
4K Read 37
4K Write 91.1
4K Mixed 51.1
170% 59.7 MB/s
DQ Read 226
DQ Write 188
DQ Mixed 188
146% 201 MB/s
290GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR
SusWrite @10s intervals: 389 373 361 358 353 318 MB/s
Read 364
Write 330
Mixed 333
SusWrite 359
78% 346 MB/s
4K Read 36.7
4K Write 89.1
4K Mixed 52.2
170% 59.3 MB/s
DQ Read 245
DQ Write 231
DQ Mixed 221
171% 233 MB/s
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Typical 0 500GB Builds (Compare 7,369 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $92

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $368

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